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June 8, 2010  7:22 PM

Whoops! Oracle/Sun not looking so profitable after all



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, layoffs, Oracle, rebates, Sun Microsystems

Remember when Larry Ellison chastised analysts and reporters for forecasting that  Oracle would decimate Sun Microsystems headcount? Oracle was hiring, not firing, he said. And, remember Ellison promising that the...

November 9, 2009  3:54 PM

More Novell cuts, follow Microsoft cuts



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, layoffs, Microsoft, Novell

If the recession is, in fact,  winding down, employment truly is a trailing indicator, with tech companies continuing to cut headcount. Last week, both Novell and Microsoft cut jobs. Novell sliced 3% -- or about 100 to 130 --  of its...

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October 20, 2009  9:19 PM

Sun to cut 3K jobs



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, layoffs, Oracle, Sun

Guess Larry Ellison wasn't kidding  about Sun Microsystems bleeding red ink while European regulators weigh Oracle's buyout plan. In an SEC filing, Sun said it will cut 3,000 jobs worldwide over the next year. That's about 10% of its urrent headcount. More on the


May 5, 2009  3:26 PM

Microsoft layoffs: More shoes dropping



Posted by: badarrow
Add new tag, Barbara Darrow, layoffs, Microsoft, Todd Bishop

TechFlash's Todd Bishop has the Steve Ballmer memo to the troops outlining  the latest round of Microsoft layoffs. The cuts have been widely expected given a: the economy in...


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