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Panasonic preps samples of next-gen ReRAM devices, NAND preps for early retirement

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The Galaxy S III may rock an impressive battery life, but if Panasonic has its way, even greater benchmarks could be on the horizon. The company is ready to start making samples of a new ReRAM microcontroller, and -- like Sharp and Elpida -- it could start mass production...
Panasonic preps samples of next-gen ReRAM devices, NAND preps for early retirement

HP Revises Its Layoff Plan By Increasing Job Cuts To 29,000 By 2014

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Back in May, HP announced that it would cut 27,000 jobs in an effort to reduce costs. In a SEC filing today, the company announced that the plan will be even more important than that by bringing the job cuts to 29,000. It expects to save $3.7 billion by 2014....
HP Revises Its Layoff Plan By Increasing Job Cuts To 29,000 By 2014

IBM Employee Says The Company's Early Retirement Offer Is A Ripoff (IBM)

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We continue to hear daily from employees fed up with IBM. "What is happening at IBM is obscene," someone in manufacturing told us. He was just offered IBM's unusual early-retirement plan—which many employees believe is just a dodge to avoid paying them severance. IBM asked employees to announce a retirement...
IBM Employee Says The Company's Early Retirement Offer Is A Ripoff (IBM)
HP may cut 25,000 jobs

HP To Cut 2,000 More Jobs (HPQ)

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Hewlett Packard now plans to layoff 29,000 employees, increasing the total number of job cuts by 2,000 over the next two years as it tries to kickstart growth. HP, which will cut jobs through a combination of involuntary cuts and early retirement offers, expects to take charges of about $3.3...
HP To Cut 2,000 More Jobs (HPQ)

Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

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As the company continues to overhaul its operations to return to profitability, Sony managed to hold onto modest operating profits during its third fiscal quarter, reporting $23.39 billion (¥1.948 trillion) in revenue and $496 million (¥46.4 billion) in operating income, but it did post a net loss of $115 million...
Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss
Big Tech: HP Cuts 27K Employees, Looks to Cloud and Data Analytics for Growth

Sony's Japanese restructuring: Minokamo camera lens plant to close, 2,000 jobs to be shed before March 2013

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Kaz Hirai's "One Sony" rescue plan was designed to unite the many disparate arms of the conglomerate, shed 10,000 jobs and make cost savings wherever it could. Facilities in Sweden and the UK have already been closed, so now the company is shifting focus to its operations in Japan....
Sony's Japanese restructuring: Minokamo camera lens plant to close, 2,000 jobs to be shed before March 2013

Get ready for the coming employment roller coaster

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We have a serious problem, a very, very serious problem and its related to how we recruit, hire, train, and retain employees for many modern and critical roles. Based on anecdotal evidence I believe we are rapidly approaching a point where 15-30 percent of our work force could be “worked”...
Get ready for the coming employment roller coaster

HP will reportedly announce restructuring plan next week, up to 30,000 job cuts

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It looks like HP could be in store for another wave of big changes. According to a pair of reports out today (backing up a report from Business Insider yesterday), HP CEO Meg Whitman will announce a new restructuring plan on the company's earnings call next Wednesday -- a...
HP will reportedly announce restructuring plan next week, up to 30,000 job cuts

HP's Layoffs Will Squash This Important Business Unit, Employees Warn (HPQ)

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HP is about to layoff a massive number of workers, sources tell us, with one business unit, HP Services, to be particularly hard hit. In 2008, HP spent $13.9 billion on EDS and gave it the name of HP Enterprise Services (HP ES). HP reports earnings on May 23 and  HP...
HP's Layoffs Will Squash This Important Business Unit, Employees Warn (HPQ)
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IBMer: We're Not Falling For That 'Work Less, Make More' Retirement Offer (IBM)

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IBM's weird early retirement offer kind of sounded like a good deal—work less, make more per hour! But it wasn't, IBM employees tell us. And eligible IBM employees are not falling for it, we're told—in part because they believe the "work less" part won't actually happen. "Very few are taking...
IBMer: We're Not Falling For That 'Work Less, Make More' Retirement Offer (IBM)

Source: Layoffs Are About To Hit HP (HPQ)

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It's no secret that HP is considering layoffs and soon. Meg Whitman has even publicly hinted at them. Question is, how many employees will be axed? One source at HP claims the job cuts are going to be massive. While this is just one source, we know that tension inside...
Source: Layoffs Are About To Hit HP (HPQ)

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: The End of Windows Gadgets

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Microsoft gives desktop Gadgets in Windows Vista and Windows 7 an early retirement due to security concerns....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: The End of Windows Gadgets
HP Could Cut 25,000 Jobs Next Week

Struggling Sony eyes sale and lease-back of freshly-completed Tokyo building for $1.5 billion

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Sony is reported to be eyeing up the sale of one of its major offices in Tokyo in order to raise between Y100 billion ($1.14 billion) and Y130 billion ($1.48 billion) to help the company overcome crippling losses and overturn its electronics businesses. Dow Jones reports that the Japanese company has...
Struggling Sony eyes sale and lease-back of freshly-completed Tokyo building for $1.5 billion

HP foresees $8B write-down for third quarter

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The computer maker says it expects to take an $8 billion third-quarter charge to write down goodwill for its services unit. It also expects hefty charges tied to HP employees taking early retirement packages. [Read more]...
HP foresees $8B write-down for third quarter

IBM's Offer To Older Workers: Either Take A Pay Cut, Or Risk Being Canned (IBM)

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Older IBM employees got a surprise e-mail today: an early retirement offer which asks them to cut their hours by 40% and their pay by 30% if they announce a retirement date of Dec. 31, 2013 or earlier. If it sounds like a bad deal, consider that it's better than...
IBM's Offer To Older Workers: Either Take A Pay Cut, Or Risk Being Canned (IBM)

Sharp Retires Early Retirement Plan Early

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Sharp’s early retirement plan was supposed to run from November 1 to November 14. But the struggling Japanese company was forced to cut it short when it was overwhelmed by volunteers. Sharp said Tuesday it curtailed its early retirement program a week into its two-week run after receiving nearly 3,000...
Sharp Retires Early Retirement Plan Early

Sony details restructuring in Japan: Lens factory to close and 2,000 job cuts

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Struggling Japanese tech giant Sony has restructuring changes for its Japan-based business as it seeks to slim down its business by closing its Minokamo-based lens factory and cutting 2,000 jobs via an early-retirement scheme. The company says that it is making the changes to “revitalize and grow” its electronics business and...
Sony details restructuring in Japan: Lens factory to close and 2,000 job cuts

Here Is The Latest Email That Has Outraged Some IBM Employees (IBM)

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IBM employees were told in an email yesterday that changes were coming to their 401(k) retirement-savings plan. The tech giant was once known for having some of the most generous 401(k) benefits in the tech industry. IBM will cease its semimonthly contribution schedule and instead contribute its match annually, at...
Here Is The Latest Email That Has Outraged Some IBM Employees (IBM)

HP To Cut 9,000 Jobs By October (HPQ)

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Here's a little tidbit that HP's CFO Cathie Lesjak slipped in during the company's analyst conference call: 9,000 jobs will be cut in HP's fiscal year 2012. That ends on October 30, or about five months from now. HP said yesterday that it will be cutting 8% of its workforce...
HP To Cut 9,000 Jobs By October (HPQ)

Ruh-roh: HP to take $8B charge

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More bad news for Hewlett-Packard. On Wednesday, the company said it will take a big $8 billion charge related to its services business for its latest quarter. The massive charge basically indicates that the enterprise IT giant overpaid for Electronic Data Services (EDS), the IT services company it bought for...
Ruh-roh: HP to take $8B charge

HP cuts 27,000 jobs, profit tumbles 31 percent in Q2

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Looks like rumors of major cost-cutting measures at HP are true: the company along with its fiscal Q2 results has just outlined plans to slash 27,000 jobs by the end of its fiscal 2014. The drop, or about eight percent of its workforce, is being offered an "early retirement"...
HP cuts 27,000 jobs, profit tumbles 31 percent in Q2

Amazon's SVP of Worldwide Digital Media Steven Kessel Taking Time Off

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Amazon has confirmed to All Things D that Steven Kessel, a 13-year veteran of Amazon’s digital business who was responsible for the company’s original e-reader, is taking time off. As SVP of Worldwide Digital Media, Kessel oversees the company’s digital strategy, including books, music, video and the Kindle. “After incredible success leading...
Amazon's SVP of Worldwide Digital Media Steven Kessel Taking Time Off
HP Cuts 27K Employees, Looks to Cloud and Data Analytics for Growth

Early retirement isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Just ask Apple's Bob Mansfield.

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Apple watchers are scratching their heads over a surprise executive decision FORTUNE -- It was like a game musical chairs in which a seat is added rather than removed when the music stops. In a press release that came two months to the day after Tim Cook announced the retirement...
Early retirement isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Just ask Apple's Bob Mansfield.

Quitting Top IBM Salespeople Say They Are Leaving In Droves (IBM)

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Getting a job at IBM used to be the epitome of making it in the tech world. But since we first published a story about how IBM is screwing salespeople out of their commissions, the letters from other salespeople who have recently quit keep pouring in. They say IBM is...
Quitting Top IBM Salespeople Say They Are Leaving In Droves (IBM)

Why does this iMac have an HP logo on it?

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At midnight last night Hewlett Packard released their new line of all-in-one PCs, including the flagship, called Spectre One — apparently because the designers were haunted by the ghost of Steve Jobs. Upon viewing the photos now making the rounds on the internet, you’d be forgiven for thinking the...
Why does this iMac have an HP logo on it?
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