Motorola back into black, eyes Android launches

07/30/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The · InternetNews.com · NYTimes.com

Motorola sold about half as many phones as it did a year earlier, but aggressive cost-cutting helped the handset maker to report a small profit in the second quarter. Overall, sales fell 32% -- 45% in the mobile-device unit -- but Motorola said its production of Android-based smartphones remained on course for the holiday season. "They had better operating expenses this quarter," said Maynard Um, an analyst at UBS. "It gives you a better feeling going into the back half."

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