TECH PIONEER DIES: Robert Galvin, Motorola’s CEO from 1959 to 1986, has died.
THE DETAILS: Galvin died Tuesday night in Chicago of natural causes. He was 89.
HIS LEGACY: Galvin oversaw Motorola’s pioneering efforts in the cellular industry, including the creation of the first commercial cellphone in 1973 and the construction of the first cellphone network in the early 80s. He transformed the maker of police radios and TVs into one of the world’s leading electronics companies.