November 20, 2008

Akamai to cut 7 percent of workforce

According to CNet: “Akamai Technologies announced Wednesday that it’s cutting 7 percent of its workforce (about 110 positions), as the Web content delivery company pares back its costs.”

November 19, 2008

Yahoo: Past, Present and Future

According to blog:

Yahoo Past, Present and Future

Yahoo Past, Present and Future

November 18, 2008

Layoffs in the Social Media Space

“ With the financial crises impacting not just US but global markets, as an industry analyst focused on social computing, I’m going to watch how this impacts layoffs in the tech and social media space.”

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Social Media Space layoff links:

Jive lays off around 20% of worforce

Redfin lays off 20% of workforce leaving 75 (link via TomCummings)

November 17, 2008

TC: 13 Employees Laid Off At VoIP Startup Jaxtr “13 Employees Laid Off At VoIP Startup Jaxtr
Jaxtr, a startup that offers VoIP serivce as well as a social network, has laid off 13 of its employees and has been added to the layoff tracker. As of June 2008 the company had 35 employees (we’ve asked the company for the current count). Update: The company now has 30 full time employees.”

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Rumor: “Layoffs at LucasArts” says: “Though LucasArts has yet to confirm this, multiple sources are indicating that the company has in fact laid-off approximately 50-100 of its employees, including their vice president of Production Development, Peter Hirschmann.”

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