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Nokia Q3 earnings preview: Cash levels, Windows Phone 8

In spite of Nokia's new smartphones and Microsoft's invested partnership, the Finnish phone maker is expected to report further losses on Thursday for its third quarter earnings report, amid layoffs and further restructuring efforts.

October 17, 2012

Dell makes layoffs; won't reveal how many

Dell is laying off workers around the world but won't say how many or where, reports the AP.The computer maker will confirm only that some of the employees are based at an assembly plant in North Carolina.

March 11, 2009 by

So what can Sun do?

Sun is the Rodney Dangerfield of the tech companies on the stock market - no matter what they announce, from sales gains and new products to losses and layoffs, the response is always the same: the people who make money selling IBM and Wintel shares short Sun. It's a loser: the dollars at issue favor the MS/IBM side by over a hundred to one - so it's time, I think, to pick up that ball and go home. Take the company private and be done with this nonsense.

October 15, 2008 by

eMac drops below $700

Apple says schools can get the all-in-one computers for $699, while students and teachers can get them for $779. Analysts call the discount an aggressive move to stem losses to Dell.

April 9, 2003 by

Dell cuts 130 jobs

Dell Computer has eliminated more than 130 jobs in Texas. The layoffs occurred due to a restructuring of the company's product development effort and its annual performance assessment of workers in its products group.

March 11, 2003

Dell lays off 150 from Irish office

Penny-pinching at Dell Computer will mean 150 fewer jobs in Ireland. The company said that the jobs--all administrative positions in its Limerick offices--were made redundant by the consolidation of manufacturing operations into a single location in the Limerick county town of Raheen. Dell will eliminate the jobs by offering voluntary separation as opposed to imposing layoffs on the staff, Maher said. Employees who leave will receive a severance package that includes at least six weeks of pay and extended medical insurance coverage. --John G. Spooner, Special to ZDNet News

May 22, 2002 by

Lucent: No comment on layoffs reports

Lucent Technologies Inc has declined to comment on reports of a new round of layoffs that could see another 10,000 job losses globally as the company continues its restructuring exercise.

June 27, 2001 by

Dell will be ruthless in cost-cutting

NEW YORK--A top Dell Computer executive said Thursday that the company will be "ruthless" about cutting costs, but declined to comment on speculation about more layoffs. Speaking at a Merrill Lynch technology conference, Tom Meredith, senior vice president of business development and strategy, said Dell plans to cut costs further because that's the company's best advantage against its rivals.

May 2, 2001 by

Dell cuts temps, layoffs predicted

Dell Computer has cut back on its temporary work force as the PC giant seeks to cut costs amid a sluggish market. The Round Rock, Texas-based computer maker could also soon start paring the number of permanent employees, say analysts and sources close to the company.

February 7, 2001 by

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