Yahoo decimates staff
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.  

HTC announces its cunning plan
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Friday, 14 August 2015 13:45

HTC announces its cunning plan


Trying to cheat the reaper

Troubled mobile phone outfit HTC has announced that it is sharpening its axe in a restructuring plan which will see it make money again.

We were right -- Qualcomm is laying off staff
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Rest of world catches up

The rest of the world has finally woken up to what we told it a week ago -- Qualcomm is preparing to lay off ten per cent of its staff. 

AMD considering a split
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Monday, 22 June 2015 12:09

AMD considering a split


Needs to make money

As we have been warning, AMD is considering selling itself off as part of a consolidation which is happening in the chip industry.

Restructuring HP suffers pains in bottom line
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Still better than expected

The maker of expensive printer ink, predicted that it would cost a fair bit to cut itself up even as it reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit.

Monday, 09 July 2012 15:48

Panasonic to commence restructuring

panasonic

Time for change