In a piece carried by the Wall Street Journal
detailing the Jon Rubinstein-era
shake-up at Palm, we get the first confirmation of Wednesday's layoff rumor. According to the WSJ
, "Yesterday, Palm made some reassignments and staff reductions
." The article does not cite specific numbers. Regardless, our hearts go out to those who received this unfortunately timed news. Given Palm's long, steady trudge towards obscurity, couldn't this have waited just a few more weeks?