While Motorola has brought Google nearly 10 per cent of its annual revenue since in the last quarter, it also suffered a $233 million operating loss.
Motorola is under pressure to return itself to profitability after years of bad returns, narrowing its focus to high-end devices like the new Motorola Atrix. Two thirds of the cuts Motorola is making will be outside of the United States. In Canada, the company maintains an office in Markham, Ont. It’s unclear at the moment how many Canadian jobs will be affected.