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BlackBerry layoffs are over, says Chen

Is the worst over for BlackBerry? After three years of layoffs it's too early to say. However, in an Aug. 1...

August 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon


FollowFriday: A Tweetstorm that made sense of Microsoft’s cuts

It probably goes without saying that many of the great Canadians posting on Twitter are no longer based in Canada,...

July 18th, 2014 Shane Schick

Nokia's 930 will include Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant

Microsoft to lay off 18,000, most from new Nokia division

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella warned employees that the company had to change. Today the other shoe dropped. In...

July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP CEO Meg Whitman

HP to cut 11,000 to 16,000 more jobs

Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to axe between 11,000 and 16,000 positions from its operations worldwide by October 2015, adding to some...

May 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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IT hiring slump to bring about skills shortage: Survey

Following a slump in hiring activity last year, a majority of Canadian technology companies are facing a talent shortage in...

January 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

HP CEO Meg Whitman

More layoffs at Hewlett-Packard than expected

How deep is Hewlett-Packard Co. cutting to stabilize itself? More than was originally believed, says a report. The San Jose...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Acer CEO steps down as layoffs loom

The chief executive officer of Taiwan-based PC maker, Acer Inc. today announced he is resigning because his company needs a...

November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Gartner’s gloomy vision for tech jobs

Statistics Canada today released a rosy picture of the job market for the country with employment rising 1.2 per cent...

October 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Apple Store in Square One Mall, Mississauga

It’s BlackBerry employee picking time for Apple

Apple Inc. has lost no time in making a play for employees being let go by or thinking of leaving...

October 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano