| 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...
| 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.
| Oct 13, 2011
Motorola chief transformed company
Robert Galvin, 89, who over nearly three decades as Motorola's chief executive transformed the maker of police radios and TVs into one of the world's leading electronics companies, died in his sleep...
| Oct 16, 2011
Howard H 'Tim' Hays
Former Press-Enterprise editor, publisher
Howard H "Tim" Hays, 94, a former editor and publisher of the Press-Enterprise who led the Riverside newspaper when it won a Pulitzer Prize for an expose in the 1960s and won two landmark U....
| Aug 20, 2012
A dozen managers sat around a rectangular table at the Wit hotel in the Loop, their attention fixed on a man in an Armani suit standing in the front of the room.
They waited quietly, the CTA Red Line train periodically rumbling by, until the tall,...
| Jul 16, 2012
Laurel Bellows began her career as a trial attorney 37 years ago, showing up at her first job ready to meet her new corporate clients.
But her boss, who would later become her husband, gave her a different assignment, one that laid the groundwork for...
| Feb 13, 2012
When Motorola Inc. first came courting Greg Brown, he wasn't interested.
The year was 1998 and Brown, a division president at Ameritech in Chicago, was weighing an offer from Motorola against one from Micromuse, a publicly traded software company in...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Motorola and the Merchandise Mart have more than 160 years of local history between them. Now the two institutions are giving Chicago's burgeoning high-tech scene a major boost.
Smartphone-maker Motorola Mobility is moving its headquarters from...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Who: Pablo Meles, 49
Lives in Weston and works in Boca Raton
From: The law firm of Guntin Meles & Gust PLC, which he co-founded in 2010
To: Intellectual Property Attorney, Duane Morris LLP
Start date: December 17, 2012
Experience: Meles worked...
| Apr 9, 2012
From the Forbes article, Bye Bye BlackBerry. How Long Will Apple Last? In December 2006, Palm CEO Ed Colligan summarily dismissed the idea that a traditional personal computing company could compete in the smartphone business. “We’ve learned...
| Mar 4, 2009
| 5:24 AM
Nancy Cohen's days began to change in January, after Schaumburg-based Motorola Inc. decided to lay off 4,000 workers.
The University of Illinois at Chicago fundraising executive found herself bombarded by phone calls from engineers who lost their jobs...