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Phone company Motorola to cut jobs worldwide by 20%

The American mobile phone manufacturer, Motorola, says it will slash its workforce by 20% following last year's takeover by the internet company Google.

4,000 jobs will be lost and a third of its offices around the world will be closed.

The company, which once dominated the mobile phone market, has fallen behind competitors, including Apple and Samsung.

Bryan Glick, editor-in-chief of Computer Weekly, gave his analysis of the latest news.

  • 13 Aug 2012