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Lot18 Lays Off 35 Percent of Its Staff: Pivots from High-End Flash Sales to Regular Old Direct Response

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Mr. Sung (Photo: LinkedIn) Lot 18, the troubled New York-based wine sales marketplace, is once again booted another batch of staffers. AllThingsD broke the news that the company laid off 25 employees this morning, cutting approximately 35 percent of its staff. This brings the total employees to 46, about half as many as...
Lot18 Lays Off 35 Percent of Its Staff: Pivots from High-End Flash Sales to Regular Old Direct Response

Google+ Games to go dark after June 30th

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Sure, Mountain View may be bolstering its gaming efforts on mobile platforms and the web, but it's seen fit to give Google+ Games the pink slip. After June 30th, the game section on the titan's social network will go dark, but Page & Co. note that some titles will...
Google+ Games to go dark after June 30th

Tokyo court fines Google for not censoring defamatory instant search results

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Remember the sad tale of the Japanese man that Google's Instant Search forced out of a job? Entering his name into the search bar, and Google's auto-complete algorithm tacked on accusations of nefarious acts that he was allegedly responsible for -- causing his employers to hand him his pink...
Tokyo court fines Google for not censoring defamatory instant search results

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs

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The dreaded pink slip - it’s still an all-too-common occurrence in America today. Despite an economy that appears to be on the road to recovery, there are still too many Americans being laid off every day. So what are we going to do about it? Most unemployed Americans have...
Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs

Secondary Markets Face Harsh Reality of a Post-Facebook IPO World

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A post-Facebook world. (flickr.com/darkworks) Last year's booming secondary market is this year's existential question: for SharesPost and Second Market, is there life after Facebook? Both companies, which grew quickly along with the private market demand for Facebook shares, are dealing with revenue losses now that Facebook is no longer trading...
Secondary Markets Face Harsh Reality of a Post-Facebook IPO World

Startup Founders: What To Do When Your Company Fires You

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There are a number of certainties in life. There's death. And taxes. And if you're the founder of a successful startup and you're not named Mark Zuckerberg, there's the day when you're replaced as CEO. Don't pout - your ouster is actually the ultimate validation of your company. So says...
Startup Founders: What To Do When Your Company Fires You

Salesforce.com Just Laid Off A Bunch Of Radian6 Employees (CRM)

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Salesforce.com has laid off employees from Radian6 today. Salesforce.com acquired Radian6 for $326 million last year. Salesforce.com PR confirmed reports circulating on Twitter and the web of the layoffs, telling Business Insider in an e-mail statement: "With the integration of Radian6 and Buddy Media, the Salesforce Marketing Cloud is re-balancing...
Salesforce.com Just Laid Off A Bunch Of Radian6 Employees (CRM)

Reaction to Pink Slip? Bootstrapping to a Business Model

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Reaction to Pink Slip? Bootstrapping to a Business Model

Maybe E*Trade Should Stop Giving Four-Year Contracts To Its CEOs

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Cross-posted from Like the four who held the job before him since its, er, difficulties began five-and-a-half years ago, Steve Freiberg did not do a particularly good job running E*Trade. But he's been compensated handsomely for facing the wrath of an angry Ken Griffin before getting a pink slip...
Maybe E*Trade Should Stop Giving Four-Year Contracts To Its CEOs

Japanese court orders Google to halt Instant search for suggesting one man be fired

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Could Google Instant suggest you out of a job? According to one Japanese man's claims, that search algorithm is precisely what landed him a pink slip and permanent spot on the unemployment line. The Kyodo News Agency is reporting that a string of unflattering searches performed by the plaintiff's...
Japanese court orders Google to halt Instant search for suggesting one man be fired
Tech sector layoffs spike to a 3-year high; HP, Sony lead the way in pink slips
MOG's ad network sold to Townsquare Media

Your Life Online Could Affect Your Job Search

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As we continue to publish about our lives on social networks and other social services like Foursquare or Gowalla, the question about how this affects a job search will continue to appear. A recent blog post comes from Allen Stern of CenterNetworks that specifically talks about social location or check-in...
Your Life Online Could Affect Your Job Search

American Airlines to hand out Galaxy Note 'tablets' to 17,000 flight attendants (video)

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Things aren't all Champagne and caviar over at American Airlines, not that you'd know it from the company's latest press release. The Dallas-based air carrier just shared a plan to outfit all of its flight attendants with Samsung Galaxy Notes beginning later this year. The rollout will continue through...
American Airlines to hand out Galaxy Note 'tablets' to 17,000 flight attendants (video)

HP Could Layoff At Least 70 Autonomy Employees (HPQ)

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HP plans to lay off a bunch of Autonomy employees, according to several news reports. Up to 200 Autonomy employees are bracing themselves for a pink slip, writes Jon Rees at the U.K. publication, the Daily Mail. The actual number of cuts could be closer to 70, reports Arik Hesseldahl...
HP Could Layoff At Least 70 Autonomy Employees (HPQ)

How Long Until Someone Loses Their Job?

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About eight years ago I applied for a job at one of the largest insurance companies. After a few phone interviews and some testing, I made it to the in-person interview. I showed up in my suit and tie, the portfolio had copes of my resume printed on nice bond, and I met with...
How Long Until Someone Loses Their Job?

Not Everyone's Excited For Their Next Adventure. Sometimes People Get Fired

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There’s a big difference between jumping ship and being forced to walk the plank. Yet every time a high-ranking employee leaves a tech company, people assume the boat is sinking. In fact, it can mean quite the opposite. No respectable company is going to throw a team member under the...
Not Everyone's Excited For Their Next Adventure. Sometimes People Get Fired

Sharp To Axe 11,000 Workers, Sell Off Assets In Desperate Bid To Return To Profitability

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Sharp is in a bit of trouble and is looking to trim its businesses as a result. The company plans to slash its worldwide workforce by 11,000 souls. The company also plans to generate $2.74 billion by selling off various assets and offloading its subsidiary and shares in Toshiba Corp....
Sharp To Axe 11,000 Workers, Sell Off Assets In Desperate Bid To Return To Profitability

Apple fires manager of Maps team

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Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, has fired the product manager behind iOS 6's infamously flawed Maps app. Richard Williamson oversaw the mapping team at Apple and was reportedly handed a pink slip after Cue became responsible for Siri and Maps during last month's management restructuring...
Apple fires manager of Maps team

Forza Horizon - review

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Xbox 360; £39.99; 12+; Playground Games/Turn 10/MicrosoftPrevious iterations of Microsoft's Forza driving franchise, while undoubtedly technically impressive, have put one in mind of the company: they've felt a touch corporate and antiseptic. But credit where it's due: the company has gone out on a limb with Forza Horizon, drafting in...
Forza Horizon - review
LivingSocial axes 10% of workforce

Amid Worries About Strategery, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Tries to Soothe the Savaged Troops (Memo Time!)

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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, who has developed a tough-talk reputation within Yahoo of late, went all sweet — well, less crabby, I guess — the day after the layoffs in which 2,000 employees were fired. After dressing down top execs the night before the cuts by telling them the...
Amid Worries About Strategery, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Tries to Soothe the Savaged Troops (Memo Time!)

Maxim Minimized. Men’s Magazine Lays Off Half Its Staff

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We’re hearing there’s been a major round of layoffs at Maxim magazine, and half the staff has received the pink slip. Senior Editor Seth Porges is at least one employee on his way out, according to a recent update to his Twitter bio that now lists him as “EX-MAXIM”. Details...
Maxim Minimized. Men’s Magazine Lays Off Half Its Staff
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