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Time waits for no man: Are deep cuts at the media giant just the beginning?

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Most of the attention that gets paid to the rapid decline of the traditional media industry seems to focus on the death of newspapers, but the magazine industry isn’t the picture of health either: on Wednesday, Time Inc. CEO Laura Lang announced in an email that the media giant is...
Time waits for no man: Are deep cuts at the media giant just the beginning?

Google to make deep cuts at Motorola

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Google is planning to cut 4,000 jobs from Motorola Mobility, around 20 percent of the division's 20,000 employees. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission dated Aug. 3, the company said it plans to trim around one-third of all its facilities -- by cutting or consolidating -- in...
Google to make deep cuts at Motorola

Nokia’s Linux-based Meltemi platform melts amid layoffs; Qt still afloat

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Embattled phone manufacturer Nokia has conducted another round of layoffs, reducing the company’s headcount by 10,000 employees. The company is tightening its focus and making deep cuts in areas that aren’t directly tied to its current Windows Phone strategy. In conjunction with the layoffs, Nokia has also reportedly terminated its...
Nokia’s Linux-based Meltemi platform melts amid layoffs; Qt still afloat

Sen. Harry Reid: The Postal Service Must Be Saved Because 'Seniors Love Junk Mail'

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You know a service is on its last legs when the best argument a person can make for its continued existence is both a) very likely untrue and b) incredibly depressing. The United States Postal Service, best known these days for its massive accounting losses and quarterly stamp price increases,...
Sen. Harry Reid: The Postal Service Must Be Saved Because 'Seniors Love Junk Mail'

RealNetworks posts profit on Intel patent deal, but signals deep cuts ahead

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Rob Glaser RealNetworks today posted profits of $81 million for the second quarter, thanks to its sale of a large patent portfolio to Intel Corp., but the digital media pioneer signaled deep cuts ahead as it tries, once again, to rebuild its business. The company plans to cut some $45 million...
RealNetworks posts profit on Intel patent deal, but signals deep cuts ahead
Big Tech: HP Cuts 27K Employees, Looks to Cloud and Data Analytics for Growth

Public sector leaders are not ready for tomorrow's major disaster

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Our survey reveals that public sector leaders are unprepared for the new challenges facing them, including issues to do with outsourcing and cyber securityMajor incidents across both the public and private sectors have been high on the news agenda: from severe flooding, to mobile network blackout, an NHS trust being...
Public sector leaders are not ready for tomorrow's major disaster

Exclusive: Yahoo Labs Head Raghavan Departing to Google

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Prabhakar Raghavan, Yahoo’s well-respected head of its Labs unit and also recently its head of strategy, is leaving the company to take a job at Google. The departure comes prior to possible deep cuts in his division, which is in charge of long-term research at the Silicon Valley Internet...
Exclusive: Yahoo Labs Head Raghavan Departing to Google

Google shuts down dedicated Motorola Mobility sites for Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Africa

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Soon after purchasing Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, Google announced it would make deep cuts into the company’s staff, reducing headcount by some 4,000. As part of that effort, Motorola Mobility has shut down most of its international sites, including those for Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. On Friday,...
Google shuts down dedicated Motorola Mobility sites for Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Shocker! Marissa Mayer Has No Magical, Secret Plan to Save Yahoo

U.S. deficit to top $1 trillion, smallest since ’09

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The federal deficit will approach $1.1 trillion this year, congressional budget analysts said Tuesday, down substantially from the worst days of the Great Recession. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the gap between government spending and tax collections would narrow even more dramatically in 2013 unless lawmakers head off controversial changes...
U.S. deficit to top $1 trillion, smallest since ’09
HP Cuts 27K Employees, Looks to Cloud and Data Analytics for Growth

BLASPHEMY: Gandalf Exploited to Shill For Microsoft Phones

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Unbelievable. Is nothing sacred? The Next Web reports that Gandalf–an absolutely critical figure in most nerds’ adolescences, the motherfucking Merlin of the 20th century–has been pimped out to promote Microsoft’s line of Windows Phones: Microsoft has partnered with Wunderman to create new digital, press and outdoor materials, featuring Bilbo Baggins (played by...
BLASPHEMY: Gandalf Exploited to Shill For Microsoft Phones

Eat More Salt Or Your Food Will Taste Like Damp Dog Hair

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With everyone from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to First Lady Michelle Obama pushing foodmakers to cut the salt in their products, the salt industry is fighting back. And they warn that without enough salt, processed meats start to taste like cardboard or "damp dog hair." Yum! The New...
Eat More Salt Or Your Food Will Taste Like Damp Dog Hair

Middle Class Jobs Are Being Replaced By Burger-Flipping, Retail Sales, And Other Lousy Low-Pay McJobs

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There's been a lot of talk in recent years about the "hollowing out" of the American middle class. A new study by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) confirms the troubling trend. NELP broke down jobs into low/ middle/and high-wage groups based on median incomes. Looking at the period...
Middle Class Jobs Are Being Replaced By Burger-Flipping, Retail Sales, And Other Lousy Low-Pay McJobs
Spotify debuts new Discovery engine, Collection, and Follow, which lets users follow friends and celebrities

"BBC Proposes Deep Cuts in Web Site" (NYT) http://j.mp/a5T3wE | "BBC 6 Music & Asian Network face axe in shake-up" (BBC) http://j.mp/91yt0K

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"BBC Proposes Deep Cuts in Web Site" (NYT) http://j.mp/a5T3wE | "BBC 6 Music & Asian Network face axe in shake-up" (BBC) http://j.mp/91yt0K
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