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Zynga announces more job cuts, closures--will online gambling keep it afloat?

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It’s no secret that making money from virtual goods isn’t what it used to be, and no company exemplifies the decline of social gaming more than Zynga. But Zynga seems poised to be banking less on the likes of FarmVille and more on games like CasinoVille. Since August, we’ve been...
Zynga announces more job cuts, closures--will online gambling keep it afloat?

Google closes Motorola Mobility Israel as restructuring kicks off

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A week after it confirmed that it would cut its 20,000-strong workforce by a fifth and “close or consolidate” around 30 of its facilities worldwide, Google has kicked off its restructuring efforts by closing Motorola Mobility Israel and firing its small workforce. As reported by Globes, Google closed Motorola’s Netanya-based office, laying off...
Google closes Motorola Mobility Israel as restructuring kicks off
Nokia Confirms Close Of Last Finnish Handset Factory: 780 Job Cuts To Follow

Sprint Cuts a Small Number of Jobs as Part of Reorganization

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Wireless carrier Sprint Nextel is cutting a small number of jobs as part of a reorganization that began with an executive shuffle last month. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse As part of that move, Sprint combined its business and consumer units. Also, as a result, the company said four top executives...
Sprint Cuts a Small Number of Jobs as Part of Reorganization

T-Mobile CEO announces job cuts, restructuring in memo

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More change for T-Mobile is afoot as the fourth-place wireless carrier attempts to reduce its operating costs. [Read more]...
T-Mobile CEO announces job cuts, restructuring in memo

RIM names Kristian Tear as COO, Frank Boulben as CMO

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After what seems like nothing but job cuts and execs leaving, Canadian smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday announced it is naming two new executives to its team. The new Chief Operating Officer is Kristian Tear, while Frank Boulben has become the Chief Marketing Officer. Both are said...
RIM names Kristian Tear as COO, Frank Boulben as CMO

Nokia Cuts Outlook, 10,000 Jobs

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Nokia announced 10,000 additional job cuts and cut its earnings outlook for the third time in a little over a year....
Nokia Cuts Outlook, 10,000 Jobs

Sony to cut jobs at TV group and headquarters, and close Japanese phone factory

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Sony said its current round of job cuts will include workers in its struggling TV business and at its headquarters in Tokyo, and it will close a mobile phone and lens factory in central Japan....
Sony to cut jobs at TV group and headquarters, and close Japanese phone factory

Job cuts renew fears that Motorola's patents matter most to Google

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Google's decision to cut 20% of the workers from its Motorola Mobility unit re-ignited fears that Google was primarily after the 17,000 patents Motorola held when it was acquired in May....
Job cuts renew fears that Motorola's patents matter most to Google

Sony shedding 10,000 jobs as new CEO promises change

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Sony's new CEO Kazuo Hirai announced on Thursday an aggressive plan to turn around the ailing electronics titan that will result in 10,000 job cuts....
Sony shedding 10,000 jobs as new CEO promises change

Report: AOL cuts more than 40 jobs, mostly from AIM unit

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Major job cuts are under way at AOL, with the AIM department taking the biggest hits as the number of layoffs could approach 100....
Report: AOL cuts more than 40 jobs, mostly from AIM unit

Sharp reports 2,000 job cuts in Japan, more changes expected

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There was little doubt jobs would be on the line after Sharp's significant Q1 losses, but now it's official. Following a board meeting today, the company has joined the likes of RIM, Sony and HP, announcing the "voluntary retirement" of around 2,000 staff in Japan before the year's out....
Sharp reports 2,000 job cuts in Japan, more changes expected

Sharp may cut 10,000 jobs, sell assets

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Japanese electronics maker Sharp has submitted a restructuring plan to its creditors, one that envisions job cuts in excess of 10,000 as well as asset sales in an effort to return to profitability. Sources familiar with the plan tell The Wall Street Journal that it would involve wage reductions in...
Sharp may cut 10,000 jobs, sell assets

JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Wants To Eliminate The Person Standing At The Cash Register

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JCPenney CEO and former Apple retail guru Ron Johnson is speaking at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, and he revealed a bit of what his strategy is for store checkout. He wants to totally eliminate the employees who stand at cash registers and get rid of traditional checkout by the...
JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Wants To Eliminate The Person Standing At The Cash Register

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson: We Can Do This. We Will Do This!

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A day after delivering news of job cuts, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson emailed his staff Thursday to reassure employees about the company’s strategy. Here’s a copy of the memo reviewed by WSJ: Yahoos – This was a tough week. Thank you all for supporting each other through a difficult time....
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson: We Can Do This. We Will Do This!

More jobs to go at Motorola, says Google

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Google has said that it plans further job cuts at Motorola while warning of more restructuring to come at the handset maker, reports Reuters. The next round of job cuts are estimated to cost up to $340 million in severance payments. Googleís first round of job cuts in August resulted...
More jobs to go at Motorola, says Google

Today's Scuttlebot: San Quentin Entrepreneurs and Cyborg Roaches

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include an online magazine that is making a profit after one only a few month, how oil rigs may be threatened by malware, and job cuts and closings at...
Today's Scuttlebot: San Quentin Entrepreneurs and Cyborg Roaches

Google confirms Motorola cuts in SEC filing, expects to incur $275m charge in Q3 2012 alone

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Having notified its employees of job cuts and office closures on Sunday, Google has today confirmed its plans in a regulatory filing with the SEC, alerting investors that it expects......
Google confirms Motorola cuts in SEC filing, expects to incur $275m charge in Q3 2012 alone

Yahoo layoffs reportedly starting next week

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Most of the job cuts will happen withing Yahoo’s product, research and marketing units....
Yahoo layoffs reportedly starting next week
Anonymous hackers are ticked off about Zynga's latest job cuts
Sony may ask executives to return bonuses ahead of 10,000 job cuts, says Nikkei

T-Mobile USA clarifies job cuts will be net 350, not 900

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T-Mobile USA clarified its latest restructuring plans and said the changes will result in a net 350 job losses, not 900 as reported earlier....
T-Mobile USA clarifies job cuts will be net 350, not 900

AMD Job Cuts Are Expected

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Advanced Micro Devices is preparing significant layoffs following a projected shortfall in its third-quarter financial results, a person familiar with the situation said....
AMD Job Cuts Are Expected

Nokia to Cut 4,000 manufacturing Jobs as it Shifts Production Work

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Nokia on Wednesday announced it plans to cut around 4,000 jobs as it reduces production at plants in Hungary, Mexico and Salo, Finland. The three affected plants focus on smartphone production and Nokia said it planned to shift much of that work to Asia in order to be closer to...
Nokia to Cut 4,000 manufacturing Jobs as it Shifts Production Work

Nokia to Cut 4,000 Jobs at 3 Factories

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The reductions are the second wave of job cuts at Nokia under Steven Elop, a former Microsoft executive. Read more »...
Nokia to Cut 4,000 Jobs at 3 Factories
HP beats the Street in Q2; confirms plans to cut 27,000 jobs, as Q3 guidance misses

RealNetworks cuts another 22 jobs in effort to focus business

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RealNetworks has cut another 22 jobs, shaving its workforce in an ongoing effort to focus its business. The layoffs were made last week, including some at the company’s Seattle headquarters, a company spokesperson confirmed to GeekWire. RealNetworks isn’t providing specifics about the types of positions that were cut, but says...
RealNetworks cuts another 22 jobs in effort to focus business
Google's Motorola laying off 20 percent of its workforce as it focuses on a few good phones
Dell to cut $2B in costs over 3 years, will pay out dividend

Plastic Logic shutters US offices, gets out of making its own e-readers

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Plastic Logic has something of a rollercoaster history, having had to drop the QUE proReader before it even shipped and getting a $700 million cash injection that ultimately swung its attention to Russian schoolchildren. Unfortunately, the UK company's dreams of a self-branded e-reader are closing down along with its...
Plastic Logic shutters US offices, gets out of making its own e-readers
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