Job cuts

04.09.12
Sony to cut 10,000 jobs and slash bonuses, says Japanese newspaper
04.09.12

Sony to cut 10,000 jobs and slash bonuses, says Japanese newspaper

There have been some major adjustments at Sony HQ already, but Japanese business sheet Nikkei reckon...

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02.28.12
HP cuts 275 webOS jobs in transition to open source
02.28.12

HP cuts 275 webOS jobs in transition to open source

In news that should come as little surprise to anyone who's followed the decline of the ill-fated b...

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02.08.12
Nokia ends European, Mexican production: it's all Asia now (Updated)
02.08.12

Nokia ends European, Mexican production: it's all Asia now (Updated)

Nokia's wielding another axe to its operations, cleaving away a further 4,000 employees from its op...

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10.31.11
Motorola Mobility to drop 800 jobs
10.31.11

Motorola Mobility to drop 800 jobs

Motorola Mobility has issued a regulatory filing outlining the loss of 800 jobs. The cut will cos...

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04.28.11
Panasonic will layoff 17,000 workers globally (updated)
04.28.11

Panasonic will layoff 17,000 workers globally (updated)

No matter how you slice it, 17,000 is a big number, especially when its seventeen thousand humans lo...

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07.07.10
Microsoft layoffs: the axeman cometh? (update)
07.07.10

Microsoft layoffs: the axeman cometh? (update)

Nothing like rumors of corporate layoffs to throw 89,000 Microsoft employees into unproductive turm...

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12.17.09
Nokia furloughing up to 20 percent of employees at only Finnish factory
12.17.09

Nokia furloughing up to 20 percent of employees at only Finnish factory

Of its nine factories around the world, Nokia has just one in its home country -- the only one left...

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10.07.09
Dell to shutter US plant, cut 900 jobs, generally mess up someone's holiday
10.07.09

Dell to shutter US plant, cut 900 jobs, generally mess up someone's holiday

A report just crossing the wires says that Dell is slated to close one of its US manufacturing plant...

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03.17.09
Nokia slashes 1,700 jobs due to "pruned" demand
03.17.09

Nokia slashes 1,700 jobs due to "pruned" demand

Finland-based Nokia has just announced that they will cut 1,700 jobs in the corporate development...

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