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Motorola to lay off 20% of its workforce, focus on fewer devices

13 August, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Motorola to lay off 20% of its workforce, focus on fewer devices - read the full textMotorola Mobility has announced that it'll be giving the boot to 20 percent of its workforce in the coming months. This is one of the few restructuring steps the company is taking, after it went under Google's ownership. In addition to the 4,000 layoffs, the company is also planning on...


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Motorola will thrive in the narket and I can only wish them the best in the future.

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  • 2012-08-13 18:22
  • IV%u

I liked the fact that quality is the most mobile devices have to be a priority, as you carry him everywhere!

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  • 2012-08-13 17:20
  • P7kx

that stupid indian sanjay jha have done nothing in moto but just took his money after corroborating with his fellow indians for Google to acquire moto

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  • 2012-08-13 16:19
  • ucBZ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-13 12:43 from IV8U - click to readAccording to your points if Google does planning like this then soon Android will fall and iOS will lead the market.
Remember that Samsung had played major role for the leading of Android. Samsung is the official partner for Android so first priority comes to Samsung. Android update comes faster in Samsung than others. Google should not follow any monopoly type policy like Apple. Android should be distributed equally to all manufacturer without any discrimination. Happy Androiding.

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  • 2012-08-13 16:02
  • PAXp

so is there any chance for the prices to decrease ?

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  • 2012-08-13 15:33
  • utGT

I guess they finally realized that their products has very low durability. One example is motorola fire xt. Cheap but bad quality.

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  • 2012-08-13 15:28
  • th6h

Oh sad Motorola quits india

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  • 2012-08-13 15:19
  • XujZ

> In reply to ARP @ 2012-08-13 14:35 from uukD - click to readNo we don''s pretty obvious from moto's dismal performance in india.

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  • 2012-08-13 15:11
  • rJD7

That leaves a huge market for chinese companies to exlpore on the low end devices

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  • 2012-08-13 14:46
  • Khx6

i am for motorola all the way

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  • 2012-08-13 14:40
  • 7X11

we want moto in every city in india.......!

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  • 2012-08-13 14:35
  • uukD

> In reply to TDMaster @ 2012-08-13 12:51 from S0Cm - click to readits proven that update delays have little to do with special UIs, and more to do with driver optimization.
Maybe google should have reconsidered making updates easier by putting more outside the core, so that updates could be done without the operating system reinstall requiered today.
Then all important features, and security updates could be there by day one on all devices... and only new gimmick features will require a ned os core

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  • 2012-08-13 14:33
  • pEcs

plz moto focus on international high-end devices . .

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  • 2012-08-13 14:31
  • 6uM0

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-13 12:43 from IV8U - click to readthat would mean driving other companies to other OSes, and that would be bad for google. Less developers for android, less consumer interest.

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  • 2012-08-13 14:30
  • pEcs

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-13 12:24 from 7wyE - click to readActually it makes little sense to have one high end, one mid, and one low end, as they then cant share components, and the cost reduction will not be that much.
Sure, it would be best for consumers, but not for company profits.

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  • 2012-08-13 14:27
  • pEcs

yes , international devices plzzzzzzz

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  • 2012-08-13 14:26
  • 6uM0

Seems a bit weird if the mobile industry will shift to beeing top end heavy.
Sure there will be low end devices, but if most companies make only high end devices, and manages to survive, that would be a very unusual situation for the mobile industry.

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  • 2012-08-13 14:24
  • pEcs

plzz moto focus on international devices . .

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  • 2012-08-13 14:14
  • SYf1

Everybody like quality products,nice move,love u moto.

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  • 2012-08-13 13:55
  • u{GN

I hope that the 20% includes all Motoblur developers and anyone responsible for the poor assembly/QA of my MB526.

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  • 2012-08-13 13:33
  • t@Uk

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