The sale of its stake in Beats Electronics helps the Taiwanese handset maker avoid recording a second-consecutive quarterly loss.
E-commerce company not enamored of the activist investor's suggestion of spinning off the online payments provider.
An earlier version of this post misstated the possible operating loss Amazon included with its fourth-quarter guidance.
Motorola Mobility's fourth-quarter loss was largely attributed to expenses related to its pending deal with Google. It shipped 5.3 million smartphones and 200,000 tablets in the period.
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The loss came during the HTC One's final quarter as the Taiwanese company's flagship smartphone.
While that's only a small dent in the overall PC market, which counts annual shipments in the hundreds of millions, it's making waves in key segments like education.
The tech giant may be planning to take on services like PayPal, according to The Wall Street Journal.