SPOTLIGHT: Motorola break-up chatter continues


The Wall Street Journal reports that some signs are pointing toward the break-up of Motorola-or at least the sale of the company's mobile devices unit, which is the source of most of the company's revenue, as well as most of its instability. The story, however, also questions how effective the move would be. Could it boost shareholder value by as much as 50%, as Motorola investor, agitator and break-up proponent Carl Icahn suggests? Selling the device division would leave Motorola the operator of enterprise mobility, home network and other assets worth about $33 billion, according to one analyst.

For more:
- read this article in The Wall Street Journal 

Suggested Articles

Google is spending $1.1 billion to bulk up its data center footprint in the Netherlands.

Colt Technology Services and the Global Leaders Forum announced Monday that they are preparing the launch of a blockchain-enabled settlement platform.

Using its Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections platform, CenturyLink is turning up cloud connections for enterprises in Microsoft Azure,