| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Last month, when the U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace since 2011, corporate research and development spending got some of the credit.
Investment in what the U.S. Commerce Department calls "intellectual property products," which includes R&D,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Motorola Solutions is transferring a big chunk of its pension obligations to a leading insurer, aiming to reduce the risk on its balance sheet.
Motorola Solutions will buy a $3.1 billion group annuity contract from Newark, N.J.-based Prudential...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:35 AM
A protest by a small two-way radio manufacturer has stalled an FBI plan to hand a sole-source contract worth up to $500 million to emergency communications giant Motorola Solutions Inc., mainly to upgrade the bureau's 30-year-old network.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse.
His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
The United States generally taxes the income of large corporations at 35 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. It has spurred companies such as Lake Forest-based Hospira to enter talks to buy a French company in a deal that would enable the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:05 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Motorola has thrived virtually without competition as Charlotte's emergency radio company, scoring more than $60 million in no-bid contracts over the last decade.
The latest sole-source deal, approved by the Charlotte City Council last...
| Aug 4, 2014
Motorola Solutions no longer needs all of its sprawling, 286-acre Schaumburg campus after downsizing, and it is seeking a developer to help the company determine what to do with its extra space, officials said.
The company anticipates selling some of...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Lincolnshire-based Zebra Technologies’ and Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions’ stocks fell after they both posted second-quarter earnings declines and Motorola reported a drop in sales for a unit Zebra is set to purchase from it by year&...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions Inc., which makes walkie-talkies, rugged mobile computers and tablets, forecast weaker-than-expected quarterly results after reporting first-quarter revenue below estimates as orders from government and businesses fell....
| May 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
If you were in the vicinity of the Jane Addams Tollway in Schaumburg over the past couple days and thought you saw a drone hovering overhead, you weren’t paranoid or hallucinating.
It turns out that the drone was being used to survey a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Motorola Solutions confirmed it is laying off an unspecified number of employees this year as part of a previously announced plan to reduce global costs by $200 million.
The Schaumburg-based company said employees would be notified this week.