Adobe is handing pink slips to 750 of its full-time staff, the company announced in an earnings report today.
Game-maker RockYou is set to announce major layoffs tomorrow just weeks after launching two new games, Galactic Allies and Hooked, VentureBeat has learned. Redwood City, CA.-based, RockYou makes games for social platforms like Facebook, and is responsible for popular titles such as the Zoo World franchise. As many as 55 employees will lose their jobs, according to a leaked copy of an internal document we have seen.
A boatload of BuyWithMe employees are about to take a permanent “Gilt trip” after the startup’s acquisition.
The inevitable layoffs for workers in HP’s webOS division began this week, with the company planning to let as many as 525 workers go, reports All Things Digital.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion announced this morning that it is laying off 2,000 employees as part of an earlier announced “cost optimization” program.
Networking giant Cisco Systems plans to lay off 6,500 employees as part of a massive restructuring plan, the company announced Monday.
The once great social networking site Myspace is expected to make big cuts to its employee ranks Wednesday, reports Gawker.
Cisco Systems is expected to cut thousands of jobs in what could be the biggest layoffs ever for the world’s largest maker of networking equipment, Reuters said.
Japan-based Panasonic announced today that it will cut 17,000 jobs worldwide through March 2013 and reduce the number of its business divisions from five to three.
AOL eliminated approximately 900 jobs today, including 200 US employees in the media and tech group and 700 people in India.
ModCloth, the hot e-commerce startup backed by Accel Partners, First Round Capital, and the Floodgate Fund, laid off just over a dozen of its 248 employees today, the company told VentureBeat.
Several Nokia executives may soon be sacked as part of CEO Stephen Elop’s grand strategy revamp for the company, Reuters reports.
Myspace today released a statement confirming yesterday’s reports that it plans to lay off a large percentage of its workforce — specifically, the company says its “organizational restructuring” will cut 500 employees, or 47 percent of the company.
MySpace, the social networking site that once was social networking, could lay off a staggering half of its 1,100-employee workforce, according to AllThingsDigital.
Yahoo confirmed today that it has laid off around 600 employees, totaling 4 percent of its global workforce.
Just five weeks after taking over phone manufacturer Nokia, CEO Stephen Elop is planning to slash 1,800 jobs since initiating plans to refocus the company on smartphones, according to Nokia’s quarterly earnings report released today.
The biggest of the independent real-time search engines, OneRiot, restructured its management today and laid off an unknown number of employees, including company co-founder Robert Reich.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Will Herman is an entrepreneur who has founded or held senior roles at several tech companies. This column originally appeared on his blog.)