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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...

HP Cutting 11,000 to 16,000 More Jobs

May 23, 2014 9:30 am | by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

HP's move revises upward a previous target of 34,000 job cuts. In May 2012, eight months after...

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...

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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 Financial Officer. The company also announced that its reach has crossed 1.2 billion unique monthly smartphone and tablet devices. Most recently, Komin comes off a stint as CFO at Ticketfly and previously as COO and CFO at Linden Labs. 

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...


Looking For Work? There May be an App for That

February 7, 2012 6:37 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you're apt to find it in apps.

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...

AMD to Cut 1,400 Workers, New CEO's First Big Move

November 4, 2011 8:12 am | by Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Advanced Micro Devices is cutting some 1,400 workers as a weak computer market and manufacturing delays have hurt the world's second-biggest maker of microprocessors for PCs.


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...

Cisco To Cut Costs, Jobs as Profits Stall

May 12, 2011 8:15 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Cisco Systems said Wednesday that it's set to eliminate thousands of jobs as part of cost-cutting moves to get profits growing again.

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...

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