| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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 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&...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Lincolnshire-based barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp. said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc.'s enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash.
The deal will allow Zebra,...