Motorola Mobility

The Merchandise Mart (Credit: CBS)

Motorola Shows Off New Merchandise Mart HQ

Motorola Mobility’s new world headquarters is in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.



Google Selling Motorola Mobility To China’s Lenovo

Google is selling off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Motorola Should Keep Their Promise

Shh. Don’t breathe a word. Be quiet about unemployment in Illinois, about 750 workers being fired by Motorola Mobility.

CBS 2–08/14/2012

A general view at the Motorola booth at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 13 and is expected to feature 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 140,000 attendees. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Motorola Mobility To Cut 20 Percent Of Its Workforce Worldwide

As many as 4,000 employees around the world are about to lose their jobs with Illinois-based Motorola Mobility.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Reznick Group To Move Headquarters From Skokie To Chicago

For the second time in five days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing that he’s lured an employer from the suburbs to the city.


Congressman Joe Walsh

Rep. Walsh: Chicago Is Raiding Businesses From Suburbs To Help ‘Crumbling’ City

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says Motorola Mobility’s decision to relocate to Chicago from Libertyville is another example of Mayor Rahm Emanuel raiding the suburbs to help city.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

The Merchandise Mart (Credit: CBS)

Google Reportedly Interested In Merchandise Mart Space

Industry sources say Google is talking about moving its latest acquisition, Motorola Mobility, from the suburbs to the famous and roomy Chicago building.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: What Happens To Motorola Workers?

The money boys on Wall Street were all a flutter Tuesday night about the big deal coming down between Google and Motorola Mobility. And the employees of Motorola? The 3,000 employees and their families are worried about their jobs.

CBS 2–08/16/2011

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Google To Buy Libertyville-Based Motorola Mobility

Google has struck a deal to buy Libertyville-based Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion in cash.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

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Motorola Mobility To Stay In Libertyville

It looks like Motorola will be staying in its Libertyville home.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011