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

Source: Business Balla | May 22 2014, 4:58pm CDT | by Associated Press

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a...
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Samsung Asks Judge to Invalidate Microsoft Contract

Oct 31 2014 8:43pm CDT | Source: WSJ.com: What's News US

Samsung Electronics Ltd. asked a judge to declare invalid a contract under which the company paid Microsoft Corp. more than $1 billion last year, acc ...
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Microsoft cuts positions from its advertising group

Oct 31 2014 6:38pm CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Microsoft has cut dozens of positions from its advertising department as part of its latest round of layoffs, The Wall Street Journal reports. The main functions of the team remain, but it is a smaller, more senior team focused on strategy, a person close to the company said. The team is doing the same thing it was before. The news comes as part of Microsoft's largest round of layoffs ever. The company announced in ...
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Android Circuit: Motorola's Superior Droid, Xiaomi Fights For Third, Note 4 Defeats iPhone 6 Plus

Oct 31 2014 6:23pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

This week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the Note 4 vs the iPhone 6 Plus, the Droid Turbo's confirmed specs, Lenovo completes its Motorola purchase, Samsung confirms drastic drop in profits, Android Lollipop is on show, Xiaomi's rising market share, Microsoft's Health Band, and a preview of t ...
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This Isn't The First Catastrophic Failure Of A Virgin Galactic Craft That Has Killed Someone

Oct 31 2014 4:24pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

One pilot died and another was seriously wounded in a tragic crash on Friday afternoon during a test flight of Virgin Galactic's pioneering space plane. The craft, called SpaceShipTwo, was designed to eventually take paying customers into the lower lip of space. This isn't the first time that tests of Richard Branson's craft has resulted in deaths. During initial pre-launch tests of SpaceShipTwo's rocket systems in Mojave, Calif. in 2007. Three people were ...
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Comparex to acquire Raleigh's Cloudbearing

Oct 31 2014 4:15pm CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

German IT giant Comparex is acquiring Raleigh-based CloudBearing Inc. Financial details were not disclosed. For Comparex, the deal allows the company to deploy and manage Microsoft Office 365 and Azure throughout the United States and build on its U.S. market share. For Cloudbearing, it means a big wallet upgrade, as it will be part of a company with more than 2,000 employees and $2 billion in revenue. According to Comparex statements, the Cloudbearing staff wi ...
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Amazon has more women in its ranks than other big tech companies – but is just as white

Oct 31 2014 4:12pm CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Amazon followed many of its fellow tech companies Friday and released its diversity statistics. The report didn't bring many surprises — the workforce is mostly male, and mostly white. But it does have significantly more women in its ranks than Microsoft and Google. Amazon reported that 37 percent of its global workforce is female, and 60 percent of its U.S. workforce is white. Microsoft reported earlier this month that women made up 29 percent of its workforce, an increase from 24 per ...
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Satya Nadella, Here's How To Get Women To Come Back To Microsoft

Oct 31 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

After outraging women by suggesting they not ask for raises—and later apologizing—Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella spoke openly about his challenges in holding onto female employees at an event in San Francisco recently.  “How do we get women to come back after they’ ...
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How Zappos CEO's Obsession With Raving Helped Him Create A Billion-Dollar Company

Oct 31 2014 3:16pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

On the way to his very first rave ever, Tony Hsieh, 26 years old and not yet the CEO of e-commerce site Zappos, was already excited for the night to be over. He found electronic music annoying and didn't understand the appeal of packing into a space to dance to some repetitive beat without words. As he waited in the 20 minute line outside the gigantic empty warehouse, he secretly wondered how long he'd have to stay there.  "What I experienced next ...
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