Motorola to Cut 800 Jobs Ahead of Google Acquisition
Motorola indicated via a legal filing that it is eliminating 800 jobs and closing at least one facility in ahead of its pending acquisition by Google. The charges associated with the job cuts and facility closing will cost Motorola 427 million and $4 million, respectively. Google announced in August its intent to purchase Motorola for $12.5 billion, in part for its smartphone business and in part for its wireless technology patents.
Review: Motorola Moto E5 Play
Motorola is selling its able-bodied, entry-level Moto E5 Play from Boost Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Verizon Prepaid. If you're in the market for a solid, low-cost phone, the Moto E5 Play plays well thanks to its simple hardware, easy software, and capable performance.
Google's Project Fi to Sell the LG V35 ThinQ, G7 ThinQ, and Moto G6
May 30, 2018
Google is expanding the selection of phones available from its Project Fi MVNO. The company today said it will soon offer the LG V35 ThinQ, LG G7 ThinQ, and the Motorola Moto G6.
Motorola Updates Affordable Lineup for 2018
Apr 19, 2018
Motorola today announced four new affordable Android phones coming to the U.S. market before mid-year.
Microsoft to Cut 1,850 Smartphone Workers
May 25, 2016
Microsoft today said it plans to further streamline its smartphone business, an action that includes job cuts and restructuring charges. The company plans to cut 1,350 jobs from its facilities in Finland, as well as another 500 jobs globally.
Business as usual
The "They" which is firing 800 people is Motorola, which is not yet owned by Google and has been losing money continuously.
And when the $12 billion deal is final, the money goes to the Motorola stockholder...