Google moves Moto’s modular phone mojo forward

Google announced more details and images for its Project Ara for creating a modular, customizable smartphone, and announced an Ara Developers’ Conference. Google is in the process of selling Motorola to Lenovo, but it’s keeping Motorola’s Advanced Research and Projects (ATAP) R&D group. ATAP announced Project Ara in October, and a week ago tipped its Project Tango 3D sensing phone prototype. Now, Google has confirmed it’s moving ahead with Project Ara, and announced an Ava Developers??? Conference, along with a more details on the project and images of a phone prototype.