SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Google is selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion.

Google is keeping most of Motorola's patent portfolio. Google Inc. bought the patents and phone business for $12.4 billion in May 2012. Under Google, Motorola has lost nearly $2 billion and trimmed its workforce from 20,000 to about 3,800.