Micron slashes jobs as turn-around fails
Published in Memory


DRAM prices continue to fall

Micron is going to tell its staff "thanks for the memory" and tell them to clear off, after an initial wave of restructuring failed to do the job.

Seagate fires three percent of staff
Published in News
Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:58

Seagate fires three percent of staff


Cloud not making up for the loss of PC business

Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology is cutting more than 1,600 jobs, or three percent of its workforce, as the company looks to cut costs as interest in PCs continues to shrink.

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:29

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000


Reduce dependence on PCs

Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.

Acer splits into two
Published in News
Monday, 28 March 2016 11:00

Acer splits into two


Hardware and Cloud

Acer has divided its businesses into two group – one for IT hardware products and the other for cloud services, smart devices and e-businesses.

Acer starts huge restructuring
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:07

Acer starts huge restructuring


Spliting into three major segments

Acer plans to implement a corporate restructuring project and divide its business into three major segments – PC, cloud and data center management, and re-investment businesses.

Yahoo decimates staff
Published in News
Thursday, 07 January 2016 10:41

Yahoo decimates staff


Ten percent to be fired 

Troubled search engine Yahoo is following the Ancient Roman practice of decimating its legions for poor performance.

Japan's government bails out Toshiba
Published in News
Thursday, 31 December 2015 10:27

Japan's government bails out Toshiba


If your executives get done for fraud it is nice to have government help

The Japanese governmet has stepped in to help Toshiba rebuild its home electronics division and other operations by facilitating tie-ups with Sharp and others.

Axe fails at Toshiba
Published in News
Monday, 21 December 2015 11:23

Axe fails at Toshiba


6,800 out into the cold and snow at Christmas

More than 6,800 employees at Toshiba are paying the price for not standing up to corporate executives who were encouraged to cook the books.

Asustek has business shake-up
Published in News
Thursday, 03 December 2015 10:35

Asustek has business shake-up


Musical chairs

Asustek is shuffling its management deck and playing a game of musical chairs to respond to what it says are “drastic changes” in the business computing environment.

HP tries Ancient Roman punishment on staff again
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:49

HP tries Ancient Roman punishment on staff again


Decimation again

When the Ancient Roman army suffered from poor performance it decimated its army – killing ten percent as warning to the rest.