Motorola in $200m bid for Psion

Motorola Solutions has made a bid to acquire ruggedized mobile device manufacturer Psion for approximately £128m ($200m). The firm, which is the business remaining after Google acquired its handset business, Motorola Mobility, said it wanted to acquire Psion to strengthen its mobile-computing portfolio with ruggedized handheld products and vehicle-mount terminals.

Psion boss: your country needs geeks

Sir David Potter, founder of iconic British gadget maker Psion, warned this week that the UK can’t rely on the financial services business to cover its import bills forever. Potter called for the government to formulate a strategy to boost engineering and manufacturing industry, pointing to the numbers of scientists and engineers being hired by […]