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Anti-abortion Anonymous hacker arrested in U.K.

After stealing tens of thousands of database records from an abortion provider, hacker James Jeffery is arrested, brought to court, and called a "zealot" and "able hacker" by the judge.

By Mar. 11, 2012


Verizon fires 40 employees for strike actions

Verizon Communications says employees were terminated for strike-related acts ranging from physical violence to making racial threats.

By Dec. 6, 2011


Yahoo to lay off 2,000 workers to 'reshape' company future

About 14 percent of Yahoo staffers will be hit by outright termination or phased transition. The company says the move will deliver about $375 million of annualized savings.

By Apr. 4, 2012


Tesla denies layoffs, but fires 10 percent of staff

The electric car company rids itself of employees not long after it was forced to delay the release of its electric sports car.

By Jan. 11, 2008


Tesla raising millions more amid restructuring

A million dollars here, a million dollars there; after a while, it starts adding up.

By Jan. 14, 2008


Senators take on cell phone contract fees

A new bill in Congress would give cell phone subscribers greater freedom to leave their contracts.

By Sep. 10, 2007


Mourning, unease after Silicon Valley slayings

The man suspected of killing three employees at a start-up Friday was terminated, not laid off. But given the economic climate, the incident still has folks worried.

By Nov. 17, 2008


How Jobs dodged the stock option backdating bullet

Tobak's take on Steve Jobs' role in the stock options backdating scandal at Apple

By Jul. 17, 2007