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Google to Give 10% Raises to Entire Work Force

November 11, 2010 6:56 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google is showing it still knows how to make its employees feel special: It is giving all 23,300 of them 10 percent raises next year.

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...

Foxconn Raises Worker Pay by 30% After Suicides

June 2, 2010 8:29 am | by Annie Huang, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, shaken by a spate of suicides at its China plants, said Wednesday it is raising the pay of workers by 30 percent...

Hewlett-Packard to Cut 9K Jobs, See $1B in Charges

June 1, 2010 8:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday it will cut about 9,000 jobs and take $1 billion in charges over three years as it creates fully automated commercial data centers.

Taiwan's Foxconn Raising Pay for Workers

May 28, 2010 7:38 am | by Anne Huang, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The Taiwanese electronics company buffeted by a spate of suicides at its China factories said Friday it will raise the pay of workers by an average of 20 percent.

Unions Target DT, T-Mobile USA

April 9, 2010 8:36 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

At a joint news conference today in Bonn, Germany, unions blasted the way Deutsche Telekom (DT) conducts business worldwide...


Leap's 4Q Financials Hit by Competition, Unemployment

February 26, 2010 7:23 am | News | Comments

Leap Wireless International is blaming increased competition, higher unemployment and "less tenured" customers in its new markets.

Nokia to Fight Class Action Lawsuit

February 8, 2010 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia started the week by responding to a class action lawsuit accusing it of securities fraud and separately announced the layoff of almost 300 employees at a Finnish manufacturing plant.

Alcatel-Lucent to Expand Bell Labs in Ireland

February 4, 2010 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent will be expanding its research presence in Ireland as part of a government program to grow the country's tech industry.

Ericsson Plans Job Cuts on Slumping Sales

January 25, 2010 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Swedish infrastructure giant Ericsson says it will cut an additional 1,500 jobs as it struggles to compensate for an ongoing slump in sales.

Ericsson to Cut 1,000 Jobs in Sweden

December 8, 2009 6:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson says it plans to cut almost 1,000 jobs in Sweden because an increase in production efficiency has made some work redundant.


More Cuts at ST-Ericsson

December 3, 2009 6:25 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

ST-Ericsson is cutting costs even more as it unveiled a newly proposed plan to improve its financial performance and increase its competitiveness in the market.

Rogers to Cut Workforce, Increase Stake in Cable

November 30, 2009 6:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Canadian wireless giant Rogers Communications says it plans to cut 3 percent of its workforce as part of its plan to integrate its wireless and cable segments.

Up Front - Looks Like We Made It

November 29, 2009 7:45 pm | by Monica Alleven, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

Last year around this time, the country was awaiting a new administration and doling out bailouts. Economically, most bets were off.

Nokia to Cut 220 R & D Jobs in Japan

November 24, 2009 6:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Tuesday it is axing 220 jobs at research and development units in Japan as the world's largest mobile phone maker continues to cut costs.

Nokia Streamlines R & D

November 20, 2009 7:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia said that it will realign its R&D operations by cutting 330 jobs.

Sony Ericsson Closes NC, Other Sites as HQ Moves

November 19, 2009 7:00 am | by Emery P. Dalesio, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Sony Ericsson will move its North American headquarters from North Carolina to Atlanta and close a half-dozen sites worldwide...

Finnish Technology Workers Warn of Strike

November 16, 2009 6:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some 2,000 employees in Finland's technology sector will begin a strike in two weeks time if no agreement is reached in labor talks...

Sprint to Cut 2,500 Jobs

November 10, 2009 6:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel plans to cut between 2,000 to 2,500 jobs in an effort to save $350 million in annual expenses. Most of the cuts will happen by the end of the year.

Nokia Siemens Networks Plans Layoffs, Reorganization

November 3, 2009 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks is planning layoffs and a reorganization of its business units in an effort to return the struggling infrastructure company to growth and profitability.

Google CEO Quits Apple Board, Cites Conflict of Interest

August 3, 2009 8:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple said today that Eric Schmidt, Google’s CEO, is resigning from Apple’s board of directors.

End of the Line for Nortel

July 24, 2009 8:45 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Today, Nortel will be sold off bit by bit. The auction will occur not in public but in an executive suite

Alltel Shortens Contracts in Divesture Areas

June 4, 2009 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Alltel Wireless is shortening its standard 2-year service contract to one year effective June 5.

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