Asian equity markets ended lower on Thursday due to profit-taking and as investors focused on regional earnings reports.
Richard Windsor, founder of Radio Free Mobile, discusses the deal between Lenovo and Motorola and what the Chinese phone manufacturer needs to do to be a major smartphone player.
China's Lenovo Group said third-quarter net income rose 29 percent from a year earlier, beating estimates as sales grew.
After Lenovo posted a 30 percent rise in third quarter profit, Pelham Smithers, MD & Partner at Pelham Smithers Associates, discusses the stock's valuations.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Japanese equities led the gains in Asia on the final trading day of the week on optimism ahead of January's U.S. jobs report.
An erroneous reading of a regulatory filing led to stories suggesting that Google had bought $750 million worth of Lenovo shares, Re/code reports.
Internet company Google Inc bought a 5.94 percent stake in China's Lenovo Group last month for $750 million.
Sony's plans to quit making personal computers after years of losses focus a spotlight on how it intends to fix its flagship TV division.
Investors ditched Lenovo shares as speculation of a third acquisition added to concerns about its aggressive dealmaking. The FT reports.
Sony shares jumped nearly 8 percent to a one-week high after news that it is in talks to sell its loss-making Vaio personal computer business.
From talking turkey to Apple earnings, the "Fast Money" traders had you covered in six must-see moments from the past week.
Google's plan to sell Motorola's handset business to Lenovo now puts the spotlight on whether federal officials will agree the deal poses no national security concerns.
The search giant has been on an M&A spree of late, selling its phone unit and buying software and home automation companies.
Dan Niles, chief investment officer of AlphaOne Capital Partners, drilled in to the one reason he really likes the Internet company.
Google's sale of Motorola to China's Lenovo may face a tough review in D.C. over cyber espionage worries.
Google agreed to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports experts of the U.S. government committee that reviews corporate transactions for potential national security implications is raising concerns for this potential deal.
Digging into news Google is selling its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion, with BuzzFeed's president and COO Jon Steinberg, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Google is selling its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. BuzzFeed's president and COO Jon Steinberg; and CNBC's David Faber and Jon Fortt, share their opinions.
Google is selling its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. CNBC's Jim Cramer says "Google can do no wrong" right now.