Job losses

10.12.12
AMD could slash up to 30 percent of its workforce according to reports
10.12.12

AMD could slash up to 30 percent of its workforce according to reports

AllThingsD and CNET are reporting that 30 percent of AMD's workforce could be laid off, though one...

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08.28.12
Sharp reports 2,000 job cuts in Japan, more changes expected
08.28.12

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

There was little doubt jobs would be on the line after Sharp's significant Q1 losses, but now it's...

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08.28.12
Lexmark announces detailed restructuring plan: 1,700 layoffs, inkjet business to be nixed
08.28.12

Lexmark announces detailed restructuring plan: 1,700 layoffs, inkjet business to be nixed

It's always a sad day when news come in of hard-working folks losing their cherished jobs -- and,...

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08.23.12
Sony Mobile moving HQ to Tokyo, cutting 1,000 jobs in Sweden
08.23.12

Sony Mobile moving HQ to Tokyo, cutting 1,000 jobs in Sweden

Sony's slow and painful transformation continues with a restructuring of its newly-minted mobile d...

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07.30.12
HTC shuts Seoul office, leaves Korea to the Koreans
07.30.12

HTC shuts Seoul office, leaves Korea to the Koreans

Having already pulled out of Brazil and shut down a research building in North Carolina, HTC has n...

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06.08.12
Olympus scales back, shifts focus to turn around fortunes
06.08.12

Olympus scales back, shifts focus to turn around fortunes

Beleaguered camera maker Olympus vows to shed around 2,700 jobs and heavily restructure its busine...

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01.29.12
NEC will cut 10,000 jobs after forecasting $1.3 billion annual loss, mostly in mobile phone biz
01.29.12

NEC will cut 10,000 jobs after forecasting $1.3 billion annual loss, mostly in mobile phone biz

After releasing a revised financial forecast for FY 2011 that predicts an annual $1.3 billion loss,...

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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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09.29.11
The Nokia contraction continues: 3,500 further job losses and more on the horizon
09.29.11

The Nokia contraction continues: 3,500 further job losses and more on the horizon

Nokia always said there'd be "substantial reductions in employment" but it's still brutal to see...

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