| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions, a maker of walkie-talkies and radio systems,
on Tuesday reported that third-quarter profit fell 52 percent on a combination of lower sales and one-time charges.
Net income fell to $147 million, or 59 cents per...
| 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...
| May 20, 2004
Angry relatives of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks called Wednesday for investigators to hold accountable New York City officials and Motorola Inc. for providing alleged faulty communications equipment.
"Talk about the radios!" cried Eileen...
| Jul 8, 2005
CNN viewers were greeted Thursday with video footage of bent metal and broken glass from a bombed-out London train. The images' source: a video camera phone, a first for the news network.
Meanwhile, amateur pictures of the bombing began popping up on...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2011
With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools.
Japan is the...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 7:53 PM
The fine print in a contract between Illinois and Motorola Mobility indicates that the smartphone company can maintain a smaller workforce than the one it employs today and still qualify for more than $110 million in financial incentives designed to keep...
| 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....
| 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...