Element14 Signs Distribution Pact With Motorola

element14 has signed an agreement to be the exclusive global distribution and manufacturing partner of Motorola for its new maker and developer-focused Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK). The MDK is designed to connect to the new Motorola Moto Z smartphone and enable makers to create their own Moto Mods, creating custom applications that transform the capabilities of your smartphone in a snap. The kit is available to buy exclusively from element14 in the United States with global availability expected for fall of 2016. element14 is the leading manufacturer and distributor...

Lenovo Bets Big On India To Fix Dropping Smartphone Biz

After reporting its first loss in six years, Chinese technology major Lenovo is now betting big on the Indian market to fix the dropping smartphone business. Lenovo, which received about USD one billion in revenue from India last year, is also looking at bringing in more premium devices here, including new Moto Z smartphones that can be customized with ‘mods’. “We will continue to invest in the market and grow our share here, there is a strong long term potential,” PTI report published in Economic Times quoted Lenovo Senior Vice President and...