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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside says departure “was not an easy decision”

News of Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside leaving for Dropbox arrived earlier this morning. Given the original report came courtesy of The Wall Street Journal there wasn't much room for doubt, but with that in mind, it is still good to see the confirmation direct from the source. Dennis Woodside recently posted a departure notice on the Motorola blog, calling this a difficult decision.

The hilarious story of how Lenovo came to own Motorola

Since Lenovo’s purchase of Motorola, interesting news has been trickling out. The latest is that the Chinese OEM tried to purchase Motorola back in 2011, ahead of Google’s acquisition. Though it seems like a cut-and-dry case of simply being outbid by the search giant, Lenovo’s tale of a failed pick-up is much funnier.

Motorola sale not expected to influence next-gen Moto X

Lenovo acquired Motorola earlier in the week and since that point, there has been plenty of talk in terms of what that means for Google and also what it means for Motorola and Lenovo. On the other hand, some of those who had been rooting for a full Motorola comeback seem to have shifted and are now worrying a bit. Specifically, it seems many are worried about what this means for the upcoming Motorola devices.

Lenovo chairman on Motorola purchase: “We want to become a global player”

Since purchasing Motorola, Lenovo has been making the rounds to discuss their reason for wanting the handset maker. Though not profitable for years, Lenovo seems to think they can turn Motorola around. They also admit they don’t actually have a plan for Motorola yet, but purchased them to be a “global player” in the smartphone market.