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Motorola, RIM may ship 6.5M fewer phones

From Bloomberg | Libertyville-based Motorola Mobility Holdings and Research In Motion may lose more than 6.5 million in combined phone shipments this year as Verizon Wireless begins to offer Apple’s iPhone, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The Verizon iPhone could lead to a 55 percent drop in Motorola’s earnings per share, Rod Hall, an analyst at JPMorgan in San Francisco, wrote in a research note.

Dover buys Sound Solutions for $855M

Downers Grove-based Dover Corp. has reached an $855 million deal to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV’s Sound Solutions business, which makes speaker and receiver components for the mobile handset market. Get the full story »