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Afternoon Shift

Motorola turns over the keys to its mobile kingdom, but where will Google take it?

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Last week, Motorola finally severed all ties with Motorola Mobility – and its consumer mobile devices along with it.  What does that mean for the Illinois employees at either company, and what does the split mean for what remains of Motorola, proper?

Chicago Tribune’s Wailin Wong has been reporting on the changes, and joins us on Tuesday's Afternoon Shift to talk about where things stand now that the dust is starting to settle.  She’ll also talk about what lies ahead – not only for Motorola, but for the search-giant-turned-mobile OS platform creator-turned (now) mobile device maker, Google.

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