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HP adds another 5,000 jobs to layoff plan for 34,000 total

Computer giant is increasing the number of positions it expects to eliminate as part of a years-long turnaround plan.

By Dec. 30, 2013


Draw Something team included in Zynga layoff

Zynga's layoff effectively means the closure of OMGPOP, leaving Zynga's remaining U.S. offices to pick up the slack for the popular Draw Something franchise.

By Jun. 4, 2013


GOP: Solyndra urged to delay layoff news until after election

In advance of Energy Secretary Steven Chu's testimony to investigators, a House subcommittee releases e-mails indicating that DOE officials tried to hold off announcement of Solyndra's layoffs until after the November 2010 election.

By Nov. 16, 2011


Bartz's layoff memo to beleaguered Yahoo troops

Yahoo announced a 4 percent cut in staff yesterday. All Things Digital has CEO Carol Bartz's internal memo outlining the reasons behind the layoffs.

By Dec. 15, 2010


Yahoo plans 10 percent layoff in product unit

First reported in TechCrunch at 20 percent, the layoffs will be closer to 10 percent and be centered on the product organization, sources say.

By Nov. 11, 2010


Imeem jumping on the layoff bandwagon

A 25 percent cut at the social-music site, rumored to be hunting for a buyer, affects staffers in "finance, marketing, communications, product, technical operations."

By Oct. 22, 2008


Trulia: Bucking the layoff trend

Real-estate sites are laying off employees at a rapid rate. But a company focused on letting buyers find homes for sale across the United States actually plans on expanding.

By Oct. 20, 2008


Facebook posts cause bank worker to lose layoff payoff?

Bank worker crows on Facebook after hearing her workplace will be liquidated. She thinks she'll be transferred or paid off. When bosses hear of posts, they fire her instead.

By Nov. 26, 2010


After a layoff, a family learns to cope

Balancing the checkbook is a tense chore for an unemployed IT consultant and his wife. Their story is becoming less unique.

By Dec. 5, 2008


Microsoft sends second wave of layoff notices to 3,000

Software maker, which announced in January it would cut up to 5,000 jobs over 18 months, has now eliminated nearly that many positions as more than 3,000 layoff notifications are sent out Tuesday.

By May. 5, 2009