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Lone Star phone: The Texas town where the Moto X gets built

Motorola and Google have teamed with contract manufacturer Flextronics on the first smartphone ever to be assembled in the United States. Crave's Eric Mack took a tour of the factory, and met the neighbors, too.

By September 12, 2013


Motorola: Moto X sells at profit; custom orders 'substantial'

The Flextronics plant in Texas could crank out "tens of millions" of phones per year, CEO says. At the moment, 100,000 Moto X units are leaving the plant each week.

By September 11, 2013


Google offloads Motorola's China, Brazil factories

Motorola has struck a deal to pare back on its manufacturing facilities, allowing Flextronics to take them over.

By December 11, 2012


Apple's stock surge makes its secrets a big target

Feds arrest four people in an insider trading probe. The Holy Grail for traders looking to game the system were details about Apple's plans via Flextronics.

By December 17, 2010


Tesla CEO steps down as possible delays loom

Martin Eberhard becomes president of technology as a former Flextronics CEO takes the helm. An autumn deadline for the Roadster "is not yet fully within our grasp," Eberhard says.

By August 13, 2007


KKR exec joins Sun board

Michael Marks, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts adviser and chairman of Flextronics' board, has joined Sun Microsystems' board.

By April 27, 2007


HP aims to paint a pretty picture with cell phones

Flextronics has licensed digital imaging technology from HP.

By November 13, 2006


Microsoft, Flextronics partner on cell platform

The two companies have jointly developed a new phone platform called Peabody, which runs on the software giant's Windows Mobile.

By February 13, 2005


Nortel pushes back Flextronics deal

Company delays divestiture of manufacturing assets, as it focuses on its financial restatement.

By October 14, 2004


Juniper hires new CFO

Juniper Networks taps the current CFO of Flextronics to take over its top finance position.

By December 14, 2004