Google recently acquired Motorola back in May, and now Motorola has announced that they will be cutting their global workforce by 20 percent, and they will also be closing some of Motorola’s offices.
Motorola has a total of 94 offices, these will be reduced by around a third, obviously Google are looking to turn Motorola around, and they have also announced that they will stop making low end devices.
Google’s main reason for acquiring Motorola was their large patent portfolio, and it will be interesting to see if they can make Motorola’s mobile devices more popular.
Obviously Motorola has some tough competition in the smartphone business, with Apple and Samsung both doing well it will be interesting to see if Motorola can become more popular.
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