Motorola (MOT) finalizes a deal with Verizon (VZ) to ensure some of its upcoming smartphones...

|By:, SA News Editor

Motorola (MOT) finalizes a deal with Verizon (VZ) to ensure some of its upcoming smartphones will be heavily promoted by the largest U.S. carrier. The new phones are a key test for Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha, who has bet heavily on phones powered by Google's (GOOG) Android software and sold by Verizon Wireless, such as last fall's Motorola Droid.