>

Motorola cutting jobs to focus on Google Android

The word is Motorola’s new mobile phone bigwig is moving rapidly to cut back the faltering division by cutting additional jobs and simplifying the way the division manufacturers mobile phones.

The new Motorola bigwig, Sanjay Jha, has apparently decided to focus Motorola’s interests on the Google Android platform, and to incorporate Android as a platform to showcase Motorola mobile phones.

It is expected that Sanjay Jha, will announce his plans today and said plans will include the laying off of thousands of Motorola employees. Jha is putting all the Motorola cookies into one Google Android basket and two other software platforms to speed development of much needed new Motorola models.

Source — WSJ