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Sprint likely to lay off workers as it seeks to cut up to $2.5B in costs

The wireless carrier is looking to slash expenses to make sure its business is sustainable for the long term. It says some jobs will probably be affected.

By October 2, 2015


Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout

"Dozens" of engineers have been dismissed in recent weeks from the secretive lab behind Amazon's consumer hardware, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By August 26, 2015


Yahoo lays off hundreds as it shuts down operations in China

The Beijing office, which employed about 300 workers in research and development, was Yahoo's only physical presence in mainland China.

By March 18, 2015


Tim Cook to governments: Lay off our privacy

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says he doesn't believe that people should sacrifice their privacy on the altar of governments' definition of global security.

By February 28, 2015


Qualcomm laying off about 600 employees globally

Cuts at the mobile-chips giant come as it faces a handful of ongoing government investigations into its business practices.

By December 9, 2014


Angry Birds developer Rovio lays off 110 staff

The company announces staff cuts and the closure of its game studio in Tampere, Finland.

By December 7, 2014


Aereo lays off most of its staff, as prospects dim

A small executive team will be the only ones remaining at the embattled TV-streaming startup, after a Supreme Court ban on its service scared off potential investors.

By November 6, 2014


App.net lays off all workers but isn't going out of business

The alternative and developer-friendly social network cuts all full-time staff members but plans to “continue to operate normally on an indefinite basis.”

By May 6, 2014


Sprint lays off 330 techs, shutters 55 stores as part of broader cuts

Not every store will be able to service a phone, but the company says the cuts were designed with minimal disturbance to the customer.

By March 20, 2014


Disney Interactive lays off 700 workers, adios social gaming

The entertainment giant cuts one quarter of its staff after social gaming proves to be a bust. However, Disney is not alone.

By March 6, 2014