Saturday, May 14, 2011

Saturday: Fact

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is a publicly traded international communications company based in Schaumburg, IL. The company began as the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation in 1928 by brothers Paul V. Galvin and Joseph E. Galvin. In 1930, Paul V. Galvin creates the brand name "Motorola" for the company's new car radio, linking "motor" (motorcar, motion) with the suffix "ola" (sound). In 1947 Galvin Manufacturing Corp. changed its name to Motorola, Inc.

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