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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?

Guest Post: It's a mobile first world, here's what developers need to do to win

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Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes Quinton Wall, director of platform technical evangelism at Salesforce. Despite all of the hype around mobile computing, I think too many are underestimating the impact of mobile. That’s right: underestimating the mobile transformation underway. Maybe not in the near term, but definitely over the long...
Guest Post: It's a mobile first world, here's what developers need to do to win
Sony to cut approximately 10,000 jobs

Nokia Doubles Down On The Lumia Phone After Announcing Mass Layoffs

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Can the Lumia phone save Nokia? The company announced plans Thursday to sell off its Vertu luxury handset business and slash 10,000 jobs by the end of next year, or about one fifth of its global workforce, in an effort to get costs in line. Yet, amid all of that,...
Nokia Doubles Down On The Lumia Phone After Announcing Mass Layoffs
Sony to cut 1,000 jobs from mobile division

ST-Ericsson refocuses business, announces workforce reduction

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The company says that it will be forced to reduce its global workforce by 1,700 employees, but some of those will be transferred to ST as part of its broader plan. [Read more]...
ST-Ericsson refocuses business, announces workforce reduction

Sony to purge 10,000 employees in attempt to stem losses

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Sony Corp. is planning on cutting loose 10,000 of its employees in an effort to bring the company back to profitability, according to reports by the Japanese business newspaper Nikkei and the Associated Press. The job cuts would amount to a global workforce reduction of six percent. Half of...
Sony to purge 10,000 employees in attempt to stem losses
ST-Ericsson joint venture cuts 1,600 layoffs after failing to find buyer
Motorola starts closing offices, prepares full exit from South Korea in 2013

Sony to cut HQ staff by 20 percent, close Japan factory

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Sony has announced that it will cut about 20 percent of its headquarters staff and close a factory in Japan. The staff reduction is part of a previously announced plan in which the Japanese electronics giant will reduce its global workforce by 10,000 by the end of next March. The...
Sony to cut HQ staff by 20 percent, close Japan factory

Amazon HQ getting even bigger with two new buildings

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A rendering of the planned project. (Credit: Vulcan Inc.) Amazon.com is expanding its footprint again in Seattle with an agreement to occupy a new 380,000-square-foot project on the edge of its existing headquarters campus in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. announced the plan this afternoon, saying...
Amazon HQ getting even bigger with two new buildings
RIM to lay off 3,000 employees starting next week

Your Video-Conference Setup Could Be Costing You Productivity

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If you've attended a meeting in which your coworkers are in one room but you're on the phone, you know there's a difference between physical and virtual presence.Steelcase researchers call that "presence disparity," when people in the same physical space have an advantage over those who are remote. With...
Your Video-Conference Setup Could Be Costing You Productivity
Sony may ask executives to return bonuses ahead of 10,000 job cuts, says Nikkei

Time Warner reportedly in talks to sell off its publishing business

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News Corp is spinning off its own publishing division, and now Time Warner is reportedly looking to sell off Time Inc., its publishing division, Time publication Fortune reported Wednesday. Fortune cites unidentified sources who say there’s at least one serious buyer. According to the article: In one scenario, most of the company’s publishing...
Time Warner reportedly in talks to sell off its publishing business
Networking Giant Cisco Slashes 1,300 Jobs

HP’s Stock Price Is Climbing Amid Massive Layoff Rumors

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HP is reportedly going to be announcing massive layoffs next Wednesday. Conflicting reports state somewhere between 25K and 30K jobs, between 7% and 8% of HP’s global workforce, could be eliminated in an effort to absorb loses from decreasing demand for the company’s products and services. The cuts could happen...
HP’s Stock Price Is Climbing Amid Massive Layoff Rumors

What next for RIM? | Jean-Louis Gassée

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The BlackBerry was once the darling of the smartphone world, but now its future looks grimA sad coincidence provides a stark contrast between the fortunes of two high tech companies, titans present and past. Last week, on (almost) the same day that the iPhone celebrated its fifth birthday, RIM issued...
What next for RIM? | Jean-Louis Gassée

Here's Apple's Defensive Response To Accusations That It's Dodging Billions In Taxes (AAPL)

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After Charles Duhigg at The New York Times revealed Apple has elaborate systems in place to dodge taxes, it decided to defend itself. The result is underwhelming and defensive. We have Apple's full statement below. The key points: We've created 500,000 jobs! (But it counts the UPS dude who delivers...
Here's Apple's Defensive Response To Accusations That It's Dodging Billions In Taxes (AAPL)

Google begins Motorola turnaround by slashing 4,000 jobs

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Google is starting the process of remaking Motorola, the device manufacturer it bought for $12.5 billion, by slimming it down with a 20 percent cut of its global workforce, or 4,000 jobs. The reduction, part of a larger restructuring that will include the closure of 1/3 of Motorola’s more than...
Google begins Motorola turnaround by slashing 4,000 jobs
RIM to cut more than 10% of workforce as struggles continue

Zynga Prepares To Lay Off 20% Of Global Workforce, Zynga LA (And Likely More) To Close

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It looks like Zynga is in the midst of laying off one-fifth of its workforce. At the end of last week, we heard that the company would be laying off 20 percent of its worldwide staff today, and that the include a number of Zynga’s global offices would be affected....
Zynga Prepares To Lay Off 20% Of Global Workforce, Zynga LA (And Likely More) To Close

AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

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Bob Dylan once warned that the times are changing, but his lyrics couldn’t have prepared us for a world without AMD, the spunky chip designer that’s kept Intel honest (mostly) and ensured, by way of competition, that processor prices wouldn’t fly through the roof. Now it appears the floor is...
AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google+ Would Be A Marketer's Dream (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Sliding With Markets Stocks were up in early trading but started sliding in the red an hour after the open on chips stocks losses. Shares of GOOG have also crossed the flat...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google+ Would Be A Marketer's Dream (GOOG)

Olympus to Cut Jobs to Bolster Finances

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Olympus said it will cut its global workforce by some 7% in two years and streamline non-core operations to bolster its finances following a $1.5 billion accounting scandal that has left it with a razor-thin capital cushion....
Olympus to Cut Jobs to Bolster Finances

Here's A Breakdown Of Yahoo's Massive 2,000 Employee Layoff

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Yahoo confirmed earlier today that it fired 2,000 employees -- or, about 14% of its global workforce. The hardest hit divisions? Product, marketing, research, and international.  Taking Yahoo in a new direction, CEO Scott Thompson wants to focus on core media and communications, platforms, and data. Platforms? We don't...
Here's A Breakdown Of Yahoo's Massive 2,000 Employee Layoff

Sh*t major tech companies say, when they lay off thousands of employees

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Firing hundreds or even thousands of employees is never fun, for any company. And it’s not easy announcing it to the world either, because it inevitably means something – often, of course, multiple things – happened that led to a situation where all those people once sorely needed to make...
Sh*t major tech companies say, when they lay off thousands of employees

One Sony, 10,000 Layoffs

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai this morning announced the first step in his plan to restore the company to its former glory: sweeping layoffs and a broad restructuring. In his first news conference since becoming succeeding Howard Stringer as chief executive of Sony, Hirai confirmed the company will sack 10,000 employees...
One Sony, 10,000 Layoffs

Sony doubles forecast for full-year losses

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In a fourth revision to its annual estimates, Sony forecast a ¥520bn (£4bn) net loss for the year to end of March 2012Sony Corp flagged a record $6.4bn (£4bn)annual net loss, double an earlier forecast and a fourth straight year of red ink, as it writes off deferred tax credits,...
Sony doubles forecast for full-year losses
Blizzard lays off 600, likely primarily in customer service
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