A screen capture of the "Back Off Bullies" game. (Credit: Motorola Mobility.)

Sen. Kirk Works With Students To Develop Anti-Bullying Game App

A game app for Android smart phones has been created by kids, for kids, to combat bullying. And it’s coming to a school near you.


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


Former Deloitte & Touche Partner Admits To Insider Trading

A former partner in the prestigious accounting firm Deloitte and Touche has pleaded guilty to making $420,000 by trading on inside information about clients.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

The Merchandise Mart (Credit: CBS)

Motorola To Shift 3,000 Jobs From Suburb To Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

Google will move its Motorola cell phone unit from suburban Libertyville to Chicago’s Merchandise Mart next summer.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012


Police: Man Sold More Than 8,000 Counterfeit Phones

Local and federal authorities arrested a man accused of producing more than 8,000 counterfeit Motorola mobile telephones sold online and through businesses in Lincolnshire and Glenview.


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5 Chicago High Schools To Begin Offering Associate’s Degrees

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is joining Chicago Public Schools officials, the City Colleges of Chicago, and corporate leaders in unveiling beefed up plans for five new high schools that could also offer their students community college degrees.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Say No To Tax Breaks For CME

Hear ye, hear ye, the Illinois General Assembly is back at work for the people of Illinois and it’s not doing very well.

CBS 2–11/08/2011

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Motorola To Cut 185 Jobs In Illinois

Motorola Mobility, the smartphone maker based in Libertyville, will cut 800 jobs worldwide — but a company spokeswoman said the downsizing has nothing to do with the company’s planned $12.5 billion takeover by search giant Google.


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Walter’s Perspective: Sears, Motorola And Business Bullying

Walter Jacobson says Sears is bullying Gov. Pat Quinn into giving it tax breaks, by threatening to leave the state. And Quinn is playing right along.

CBS 2–05/12/2011

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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

Shelves Filled With The Apple iPad (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Motorola Takes A Bite Out Of Apple Patents

Motorola’s mobile division is suing Apple for alleged patent infringements in the iPhone, iPad, iTouch and in some computers.


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Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Smart Phone Patents

(AP) – Microsoft Corp. is suing Motorola Inc. for infringing on its smart-phone patents. The software maker on Friday said Motorola phones that use Google Inc.’s Android software step on Microsoft technology. The functions in […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010