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Sony to cut approximately 10,000 jobs

April 9th, 2012

Sony will reportedly cut 10,000 jobs, or roughly 6% of its global workforce, in an effort to bring the electronics giant back to profit, Nikkei reported on Monday. The majority of the layoffs will apparently come from consolidating the company’s chemicals and small and mid-size LCD operations, and are expected to be made over the …

HP cuts webOS team in half during the transition to open source

February 29th, 2012

Hewlett-Packard will cut 275 of its 500 remaining employees on the webOS team as its mobile platform transitions to open source, WebOS Nation reported on Tuesday. “As webOS continues the transition from making mobile devices to open source software, it no longer needs many of the engineering and other related positions that it required before,” the …

Nokia cuts 3,500 more jobs

September 29th, 2011

Nokia announced on Thursday that it will “continue to align its workforce and operations” by reducing its headcount by roughly 3,500 workers. This new round of personnel reductions is in addition to earlier cuts announced this past April, and it will take effect by the end of next year. Approximately 2,200 of the laid off …

Nokia trims upcoming round of layoffs from 800 to 500 workers

January 14th, 2011

A Nokia spokesperson confirmed on Thursday that Nokia will cut fewer jobs in an upcoming round of layoffs than it initially announced. Speaking with Bloomberg Businessweek, Nokia spokeswoman Paeivyt Tallqvist confirmed that Nokia’s upcoming workforce reductions would trim 500 workers from various locations in Finland. The cell phone maker said last month that 800 employees would …

Nokia confirms plans to cut 800 jobs

December 14th, 2010

Nokia confirmed Tuesday that it plans to cut approximately 800 jobs in its home country of Finland. The newly confirmed work force reductions are in addition to the 1,800 jobs Nokia announced it would have to cut this past October. Nokia said it has concluded negotiations with employee representatives, and it will give affected workers …