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  • Biggest tech industry layoffs of 2015, so far

    While the United States unemployment rate has hit a post-recession low, the network and computing industry has not been without significant layoffs so far in 2015.

    Written by Bob Brown, IDG News Service staff23 July 15 03:34
  • Yahoo exits China, closing R&D center

    Yahoo is closing its only remaining office in China and laying off between 200 and 300 employees there, news reports said on Wednesday.

    Written by Zach Miners19 March 15 10:36
  • Citrix's 900 job cuts seen as 'defensive' move

    Citrix Systems announced better than expected financial results for the last quarter but also a restructuring plan that will see 900 jobs being cut.

    Written by Katherine Noyes30 Jan. 15 11:05
  • EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

    Storage giant, EMC, will soon start handing out pink slips as part of a new restructuring effort prompted by a weakened financial outlook.

    Written by Katherine Noyes30 Jan. 15 06:27
  • Sony Mobile said to be planning 1000 more job cuts

    Sony is planning to lay off another 1,000 people from its mobile division as it attempts to bring the unit back to profitability, according to Japan's Nikkei business daily.

    Written by Martyn Williams28 Jan. 15 08:15
  • Chipmaker AMD will cut staff by 7 percent

    AMD's new chief is making her mark quickly: By the end of 2014, the chipmaker will cut worldwide headcount by about 7 percent in a restructuring plan it hopes will put it on the path to improved profits.

    Written by Agam Shah17 Oct. 14 08:12
  • Microsoft boards-up research lab amid more layoffs

    Microsoft Research is shutting down its Mountain View, Calif., facility as part of a move that included a reported 2,100 more layoffs throughout the company.

    Written by Tim Greene19 Sept. 14 08:28
  • Pink slips rain down on Microsoft

    As had been rumoured earlier this week, Microsoft lopped off a second set of jobs Thursday, cutting 2,100 positions, as part of a restructuring plan announced two months ago to eliminate 18,000 positions, or about 14 percent of the company's workforce.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 Sept. 14 05:00
  • Cisco slashing up to 6000 jobs

    Cisco Systems will cut as many as 6000 jobs over the next 12 months, saying it needs to shift resources to growing businesses such as cloud, software and security.

    Written by Stephen Lawson14 Aug. 14 09:01
  • Layoffs raise questions about Nadella's commitment to Nokia deal

    Microsoft's 14 percent staff reduction, the largest in its history and focused heavily on employees acquired from Nokia's devices and services business, has some observers thinking Satya Nadella got a bad case of Lumia-induced indigestion.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez18 July 14 05:13