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Twitter to fire hundreds of more employees
Twitter to fire hundreds of more employees
Struggling social media company Twitter is preparing to fire hundreds of more employees after they failed to sell themselves in the past few weeks. ...... 27 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Nokia confirms another 1000 layoffs
Nokia confirms another 1000 layoffs
Nokia has confirmed they are laying off another 1032 employees, this time in Finland, and across all business divisions. Many expect the ...... 21 May 2016 - 1 comment
Smartwatch pioneer Pebble to lay off 25 percent of staff
Smartwatch pioneer Pebble to lay off 25 percent of staff
Pebble, the smartwatch startup, will be laying off 25 percent of their employees this week due to financial strain. CEO Eric Migicovsky said ...... 28 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
BlackBerry laying off more employees
BlackBerry laying off more employees
According to multiple reports, BlackBerry is laying off more employees, this time from their Waterloo offices. Most estimates place BlackBerry ...... 06 Feb 2016
Yahoo to lay off 15 percent of employees
Yahoo to lay off 15 percent of employees
Marissa Mayer's company is in deep trouble. Yahoo reported their quarterly earnings this week, making $63 million in net profit on $1.27 ...... 03 Feb 2016
Samsung struggling: Could cut 10 percent of head office employees
Samsung struggling: Could cut 10 percent of head office employees
According to a new report, Samsung is preparing to cut up to 10 percent of its headquarter employees. The company will cut employees in human ...... 09 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
HTC lays off 15 percent of global workforce
HTC lays off 15 percent of global workforce
As previously announced, struggling smartphone maker HTC has announced more layoffs as the company tries to reduce costs. The company will ...... 15 Aug 2015
BitTorrent Inc. lays off large portion of its employees
BitTorrent Inc. lays off large portion of its employees
In an effort to streamline their business and keep costs down, file sharing company BitTorrent Inc. has laid off around 40 of their 150 U.S.-based employees. ...... 26 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Sony to cut 1000 more jobs from struggling smartphone division
Sony to cut 1000 more jobs from struggling smartphone division
According to new reports, Sony is planning to layoff another 1000 employees from its struggling smartphone division. Most of the jobs are ...... 29 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Aereo lays off more employees but has still not shuttered
Aereo lays off more employees but has still not shuttered
Aereo has announced that 43 more employees have been laid off, this time from their Boston and New York offices. "In an effort to reduce ...... 07 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
Stephen Elop writes email to Nokia employees following layoffs
Stephen Elop writes email to Nokia employees following layoffs
Former Nokia CEO and current Microsoft exec Stephen Elop has written a long email to employees explaining the newly announced 18,000 layoffs ...... 18 Jul 2014 - 2 comments
Ouch: Microsoft slashing up to 18,000 jobs
Ouch: Microsoft slashing up to 18,000 jobs
As expected, Microsoft announced a round of layoffs today although the number was well beyond all expectations. New CEO Satya Nadella announced ...... 18 Jul 2014
Microsoft to lay off most employees in over five years
Microsoft to lay off most employees in over five years
Tech behemoth Microsoft is looking to cut some costs as it integrates its new Nokia handset unit, planning layoffs that would be the company's ...... 16 Jul 2014 - 4 comments
IBM to lay off up to 25 percent of hardware division workers
IBM to lay off up to 25 percent of hardware division workers
IBM has confirmed this week that it will be laying off employees as the company continues to focus on more priority areas including the cloud, ...... 02 Mar 2014
Barnes & Noble slashes jobs at Nook hardware as devices fail to sell
Barnes & Noble slashes jobs at Nook hardware as devices fail to sell
Barnes & Noble has confirmed that it has laid off a significant portion of its Nook hardware engineering division, including their VP of Hardware, ...... 11 Feb 2014
Intel slashing 5000 jobs this year following bleak period for PC sales
Intel slashing 5000 jobs this year following bleak period for PC sales
This week, Intel has announced it will slash 5350 jobs in 2014, a full five percent of its workforce, following another poor year for traditional PC sales. ...... 20 Jan 2014 - 2 comments
20 percent of HTC America employees laid off
20 percent of HTC America employees laid off
The hits just keep on coming for the struggling smartphone maker. HTC has confirmed it has laid off 20 percent of its HTC America division, ...... 15 Sep 2013
BlackBerry lays off 250 from R&D units
BlackBerry lays off 250 from R&D units
Despite struggles to get new, relevant devices to the public, BlackBerry has laid off 250 employees from its "New Product Testing" division, ...... 28 Jul 2013 - 2 comments
Google to lay off 10 percent more Motorola Mobility employees
Google to lay off 10 percent more Motorola Mobility employees
Google has confirmed it will be laying off another 10 percent of Motorola Mobility's employees, following the 4000 it laid off last year as ...... 09 Mar 2013
IGN shuts down 1UP, UGO and GameSpy
IGN shuts down 1UP, UGO and GameSpy
Ziff Davis, the recent purchaser of IGN, has announced today that they will be shutting down many of the gaming site's properties. The new ...... 24 Feb 2013 - 3 comments
Kodak getting out of consumer inkjet printer business
Kodak getting out of consumer inkjet printer business
Kodak confirmed today that it will discontinue all sales of consumer inkjet printers, cutting 1200 jobs. The bankrupt former giant had previously ...... 30 Sep 2012 - 3 comments
HP increases layoffs to 29,000
HP increases layoffs to 29,000
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has confirmed it will layoff more employees than originally planned, 29,000 compared to 27,000 first stated. In a filing ...... 11 Sep 2012
Another printer company exits the printer business
Another printer company exits the printer business
Printer company Lexmark has announced that it will be exiting the inkjet printer business. Unfortunately, the company will also be firing ...... 29 Aug 2012 - 4 comments
Sony Mobile to cut 15 percent of workforce
Sony Mobile to cut 15 percent of workforce
Struggling electronics giant Sony will cut 15 percent of its Sony Mobile employees, in an effort to turn around the money losing division. ...... 23 Aug 2012 - 3 comments
Google to slash 20 percent of Motorola Mobility workforce
Google to slash 20 percent of Motorola Mobility workforce
Google has announced today that it will reorganize the struggling phone maker it purchased in May, Motorola Mobility (MMI), slashing a significant ...... 13 Aug 2012
Nokia to lay off 10,000
Nokia to lay off 10,000
Nokia will layoff up to 10,000 jobs around the world by the end of next year. The cost cutting will help Nokia save $1.6 billion by the end ...... 15 Jun 2012
Logitech forced to lay off employees
Logitech forced to lay off employees
As part of their global restructuring efforts, Logitech will lay off 450 employees. The struggling accessory maker's move will reduce workforce ...... 10 Jun 2012
RIM to lay off 2000 employees?
RIM to lay off 2000 employees?
Struggling smartphone maker RIM is said to be planning a restructuring that will cause 2000 employees to be laid off. The company has only ...... 28 May 2012 - 5 comments
HP lays off most of WebOS division
HP lays off most of WebOS division
Verge has reported that HP has laid off 275 employees from its WebOS division, as the operating system transitions to open source. The statement ...... 29 Feb 2012
HP to layoff 500 in the webOS division
HP to layoff 500 in the webOS division
Just a month after announcing the end of webOS hardware, HP has begun laying off employees in the division. AllThingsD says the company will ...... 20 Sep 2011
Nokia Siemens Networks starts planned layoffs
Nokia Siemens Networks starts planned layoffs
Following its acquisition of Motorola's networking business for $1.2 billion, Nokia Siemens Networks has begun its layoff of 1500 employees. ...... 07 Aug 2011 - 2 comments
AOL laying off 20 percent of workforce
AOL laying off 20 percent of workforce
AOL is prepared to cut up to 20 percent of its global workforce, this week, with as many as 900 people losing there jobs. The company will ...... 10 Mar 2011 - 14 comments
     

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