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Ericsson Plans Job Cuts as Part of Savings Plan

November 13, 2014 9:59 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As part of the company's 2014 Capital Markets Day, the Swedish telcom equipment maker said it is looking to...                                     

Sprint Job Cuts Hit Overland Park

October 20, 2014 9:28 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Before the newly disclosed layoffs, about 7,500...

Ex-Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha to Take Reins at GlobalFoundries

January 8, 2014 12:13 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

GlobalFoundries, a semiconductor foundry, today announced that its board hired Sanjay Jha as its...

Flurry Taps Bob Komin as Chief Financial Officer

September 16, 2013 9:41 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

App Analytics firm Flurry has appointed Bob Komin as Chief...

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Sprint Eliminating 800 Customer-Service Jobs

August 28, 2013 10:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Sprint is eliminating about 800 customer service jobs because fewer people are calling its centers, the company said Tuesday. With growth in other parts of the business, however, Sprint said it expects the company's work force to remain at about 40,000...

Apple Snags Xerox Exec for Controller Post

January 11, 2013 10:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Xerox today announced that Luca Maestri, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is leaving the company, effective February 28, to assume the role of corporate controller at Apple. Maestri will replace Betsy Rafael who left Apple in October...

Huawei Will Open R&D Center in Finland

December 10, 2012 4:14 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Huawei Monday announced a move to set up shop on Nokia's home turf. The Chinese company says it will invest $90 million over a five-year period to establish a research and development (R&D) center in Helsinki, Finland. Huawei said the move will add to its existing R&D deployments, which include over 70,000 employees worldwide.


VZW Call Center Reorg to Affect 3,000 Jobs, 'Not for Cost Cutting'

March 9, 2012 7:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless is shutting down three call centers and reorganizing other parts of its support operations in a move that will affect an estimated 3,175 employees across several states.

Ericsson to Lay Off Some North America Employees

March 8, 2012 6:50 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The layoffs will hit "less than 10 percent" of its employees across all its groups, a spokeswoman said, but did not confirm reports...

More Trouble for LightSquared: Layoffs Reported

February 22, 2012 7:26 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared is showing more signs of distress in the wake of the FCC's decision to block its wireless network.

Nokia Axes 4,000 Jobs in Manufacturing Shift

February 8, 2012 7:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia said today it will lay off 4,000 employees at three factories as it shifts device assembly to Asia...

NSN to Terminate 17,000 Employees by 2013

November 23, 2011 6:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks today announced it will lay off 17,000 workers in a major strategy shift...


Trouble for FiberTower: Layoffs, Missed Payment, Resignations

November 17, 2011 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Wireless backhaul provider FiberTower laid off 40 percent of its staff and halted all capital spending yesterday...

CWA, OWS to March on T-Mobile Store

November 4, 2011 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The Communications Workers of America today issued a statement saying that "hundreds" of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters would march from New York City to a nearby T-Mobile store to protest...

FCC Grills AT & T Over Jobs Claims

October 14, 2011 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T says its merger with T-Mobile USA will create jobs, not eliminate them. Now the FCC is asking AT&T to prove it.

Nokia Axes 3,500 Jobs, Closes Romania Factory

September 29, 2011 8:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia said today it would lay off 3,500 more employees by closing a factory in Romania...

In Troubled Times, Michigan Considers Mobile

September 25, 2011 9:09 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Michigan needs ways to create jobs and spur economic growth. The newly formed Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) believes it can turn the state into a magnet for wireless companies...


Obama Jobs Bill Includes Broadcast Spectrum Auctions

September 13, 2011 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

President Barack Obama's jobs bill gives the FCC authority to conduct voluntary incentive auctions of television broadcast spectrum.

AT & T, Sprint Tussle Over Job Claims

September 1, 2011 8:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T's rivals continue to lob criticism at its merger with T-Mobile USA even after the DO moved to block the deal.

Verizon Landline Strikers Point to Wireless

August 9, 2011 8:10 am | by Jim Fitzgerald, Associated Press | News | Comments

Striking Verizon landline workers say they laid the foundation for the company's booming wireless business and shouldn't be expected to give up contract benefits...

Verizon Landline Workers Hit Picket Lines

August 8, 2011 7:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Thousands of striking workers in Verizon Communication's landline division joined picket lines and rallies Monday at the company's work locations from Massachusetts to Virginia, a union official said.

RIM Cuts Jobs, Reorganizes Management

July 25, 2011 8:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion today announced that it will be cutting 2,000, or 10 percent of its workforce...

Cisco to Axe 6,500 Jobs, Sell Factory to Foxconn

July 19, 2011 8:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Cisco said Monday it will cut 6,500 employees from its workforce and sell one of its factories...

ST-Ericsson Warns on Profits, to Cut Some 500 Jobs

June 23, 2011 8:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chip maker ST-Ericsson warned Thursday it will return to a profit later than expected and plans to cut up to 500 jobs worldwide...

Nokia Axes 4,000 Jobs, Sends Symbian to Accenture

April 27, 2011 8:29 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia said today it plans to lay off workers and transfer its Symbian business to a management consulting firm...

Cisco Axes Flip Camera Business, Plans 550 Layoffs

April 12, 2011 8:28 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Network gear maker Cisco is pulling the plug on its Flip camera business and plans to lay off 550 employees as part of a move to get out of its consumer products business.

Clearwire Cutting 600 Jobs

November 4, 2010 2:16 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Clearwire is exceeding its subscriber and operational goals, but it still needs funding ... that include laying off 15 percent of its employees, or about 600 positions.

Sierra Wireless to Cut 60 Jobs in Reorganization

September 24, 2010 8:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian wireless modem maker Sierra Wireless said Thursday it is cutting 60 jobs, about 6 percent of its work force, saving about $1 million per quarter.

Foxconn Holds Rallies to Aid Morale after Suicides(2)

August 18, 2010 8:01 am | by Gillian Wong, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Young workers who normally spend their days assembling iPhones and other high-tech gadgets packed a stadium at their massive campus Wednesday, waving pompoms and shouting slogans at a rally to raise morale following a string of suicides...

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