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- Selling intelligence. Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News;8/27/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p2
Deals with the business model of competing against one's own technology or selling business intelligence adopted by Palm Inc. and Motorola Inc. Plan of Palm to spin off its operating systems unit; Decision of Motorola to sell its handset technology to rivals; Analysis of whether the decisions...
- Motorola disbands global unit. Jones, Sandra // Crain's Chicago Business;5/6/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p1
Reports the disbanding of a corporate unit by Motorola Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Establishment of marketing presence to biggest phone company customers by the company; Conflict of executives over corporate accounts; Reduction on the financial resources of the company.
- Motorola: surprising Symbian sale. // MarketWatch: Telecoms;October 2003, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p8
Reports on the decision of Motorola to sell its shares in Symbian's mobile operating systems. Plan of the company to pursue alternative handset path business investments based on Linux and Java technology; Emergence of Nokia and Psion as the preferred buyers for Motorola's Symbian stake;...
- Untitled. // MicroScope;4/7/2008, p17
The article reports on the assurance given by Motorola to its business partners that they have nothing to fear from the imminent break-up of the communications giant. The company announced it was to divest itself of the struggling and unprofitable mobile handset division at the end of March...
- Motorola unveils split plans. JACKSON, DONNY // Urgent Communications;Mar2010, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p6
The article reports on the plan of wireless communication provider, Motorola to split the business into two separate public companies in early 2011. One company will focus on networks business and enterprise mobility services that will be headed by Greg Brown. The other company will be a home...
- DECONSTRUCTING MOTOROLA. Pletz, John // Crain's Chicago Business;12/10/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 50, p1
The article discusses whether Motorola Inc. should resort to a breakup if new CEO Gregory Q. Brown does not make changes to streamline its phone business. It states that sluggish cell phone sales, which accounted for 51% of third-quarter revenue in 2007, have brought Motorola shares so far down...
- Motorola Selling Another Semi Unit. Haber, Carol // Electronic News;05/17/99, Vol. 45 Issue 20, p1
Focuses on the divestiture of Motorola Inc. Selling of the company's Semiconductor Components Group to Texas Pacific Group; Other operation already eliminated; Estimated value of the acquisition.
- Touch cell: Motorola's spinoff. Pletz, John // Crain's Chicago Business;4/7/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p3
The article presents the author's comments on Motorola Inc.'s new plan to spin off its cell phone business. He says that the move is up against the same old problem, that is, lackluster phones. He further says that unless the company comes up with some appealing new phones by 2009, it will have...
- More cuts in store at Motorola. Jones, Sandra // Crain's Chicago Business;12/24/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 52, p1
Reports the retrenchment plans of Motorola Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Plans to reach their profit target for the year 2002; Elaboration of the company on manufacturing margin and cost savings initiative; Background of the company.