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Motorola quits Samsung's home market, Google restructuring cuts more than 500 jobs

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Motorola quits Samsung's home market, Google restructuring cuts more than 500 jobs
Motorola under Google promises to become a brand new company (and one with timely Android updates, please), and the restructuring has already started. Now, however, Motorola has confirmed that it will exit South Korea, the home market of companies like Samsung and LG, only retaining 10% of its R&D workers, granting them relocation packages.

In reality this means Motorola will no longer sell or market its smartphones and tablets in South Korea. The company’s R&D center will also shut down operations.

Motorola is not the only manufacturer to exit the dense South Korean market. HTC also fled the country recently. Of course, Samsung, LG are the most popular brands out there, along with Apple.

Here is the official explanation from Motorola:



source: DDaily via The Next Web

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