BUSINESS
11/29/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Motorola Looks To Android For Quick Cell Fix

Motorola (MOT) continues to overhaul its depleted cellphone division under new CEO Sanjay Jha, who came over from Qualcomm (QCOM) this summer. Among the big changes, which the Wall Street Journal says could be detailed during the company's Q3 earnings call Thursday morning:

* Thousands of layoffs.
* A new mobile phone strategy that includes betting big on Google's (GOOG) Android mobile operating system.

The Journal says Motorola will stop working on several mobile operating systems (and could cancel dozens of phone designs) to focus on three platforms: Android for consumer-focused phones, Microsoft's Windows Mobile for business-focused phones, and an internal platform for lower-end phones.

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