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2011-10-10 Vitesse layoffs 10% of staff
In order to lower the company's breakeven revenue, Vitesse slashed the number of its employees that totaled 467 in 2010.
2008-06-09 Two FPGA vendors disclose mass layoffs
Two FPGA vendors such as Xilinx Inc. and QuickLogic Corp. separately reported layoffs. Xilinx said approximately 250 positions will be vacated, or about 7 percent of the company's workforce. Meanwhile, QuickLogic reduced its headcount by 17 percent.
2007-08-08 Siemens mulls 600 layoffs at Enterprise unit
Seimens AG disclosed plans to cut about 600 jobs at its Enterprise Communications unit as part of a restructuring move.
2005-09-21 Siemens announces major restructuring, layoffs
Siemens AG said Monday (Sept. 19) it will eliminate more than 4,000 jobs alone in its telecommunications segment as part of a major restructuring plan.
2014-01-07 Remove 'layoffs' in the cost-cutting picture
When you lay off talent, you lose people who are familiar with your company's culture and have been an integral part of past success.
2009-05-29 Nikon plans 1,000 layoffs in fab tool unit
Nikon Corp. plans to slash 1,000 jobs within its chip-equipment unit due to the ongoing IC downturn.
2009-03-25 Mounting layoffs fire up offshoring debate
The offshoring debate heats up with labor groups slamming companies for shipping jobs overseas at a time of spiraling U.S. high-tech unemployment.
2002-02-15 More layoffs hit Cadence's Tality
2007-07-13 Micron CEO says layoffs difficult but necessary
In a statement, Micron CEO Steve Appleton said personnel layoffs are difficult but necessary to support the long-term global competitiveness of the company.
2002-07-10 Layoffs planned at Celoxica
C-language design company Celoxica says it will lay off up to 10 percent of its work force this month.
2016-05-16 Layoffs loom at Sharp as Foxconn vows to turn company around
Foxconn founder Terry Gou's vow to turn around display maker Sharp comes with several caveats, including layoffs starting at the board level.
2012-03-27 Layoffs abound in Nokia Siemens and Nokia
Nokia and Nokia Siemens have finished layoff agreements with their Finland and Germany plants respectively.
2015-06-11 Intel sets layoffs amidst PC declines
Intel has already identified which employees to cut and that it does not plan to publicly announce layoffs. Cuts will begin June 15 and conclude one month later for an unspecified number of people.
2006-09-06 Intel may delay fab projects, announce major layoffs
Online reports are circulating saying that Intel could delay a pair of new 300mm fab projects in Europe and the United States as part of its major cost-cutting efforts.
2008-07-29 Infineon streamlines operations, plans 3,000 layoffs
Suffering from sluggish sales, Infineon Technologies AG has announced more than 10 percent of its workforce as a part of the company's IFX-10+ cost-cutting program. German locations are hit hardest.
2005-09-27 IBM, amid layoffs, scours globe for IT talent
Even as IBM completes plans to lay off 14,500 workers, Big Blue is continuing to scout for new IT talent and hiring professionals around the world.
2005-07-20 HP expected to announce massive layoffs
Hewlett-Packard is widely expected to cut thousands of jobs as part of a long-expected restructuring that will attempt to bring the computer maker's costs in line with business and its rivals' numbers, according to industry analysts.
2014-10-07 HP announces split, adds 5,000 layoffs
As part of its cost management, HP increased by 5,000 the number of people it plans to lay off, bringing the total to as much as 57,000. HP, however, said the additional layoffs are not connected to its decision to split into two smaller companies.
2012-04-19 First Solar layoffs 2,000, Malaysia plant to be closed
The restructuring plan was undertaken in response to deteriorating market conditions in Europe and the need to reduce costs and align its organization with sustainable market opportunities.
2002-04-12 Consider the 'resilient' EEs layoffs leave behind
= It is up to suppliers to help engineers introduce competitive products to market on time. Those who befriend designers and make their lives easier will be rewarded.
2003-03-26 Conexant sets Mindspeed free, girds for more layoffs
Conexant Systems took the next step in making its networking IC subsidiary, Mindspeed Technologies, a standalone operation, announcing that the company would operate independently beginning this summer.
2009-05-08 Comment: IBM should come clean on layoffs, offshoring
Perhaps more than any other U.S. high-technology company, IBM Corp. has been subjected to intense media scrutiny following a string of recent under-the-radar layoffs.
2008-10-17 Analysis: Cadence to face 'layoffs' after Fister's farewell
The resignation of Mike Fister, president and CEO, Cadence, along with the four other top officials, signals the start of a major change at a time when the company faces multiple challenges and is rumored to announce a huge layoff.
2014-01-23 TI to cut 1,100 jobs across embedded unit, Japan sites
Texas Instruments announced that it will lay off 1,100 employees across its embedded processing division and Japanese locations as it aims to cut back on operating expenses.
2008-07-09 Siemens CEO confirms major restructuring, hints job cuts
Siemens CEO has confirmed that a major restructuring is on the cards, after reports circulated that the company is set to lay off 17,000 workers, according Agence France Presse.
2015-04-17 Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent merger to surpass Huawei
Nokia Corp. bid to acquire Alcatel-Lucent in a $16.6 billion deal that would create the world's second largest provider of telecommunications systems. If the deal pushes through, the combined companieswith their estimated $28 billion revenueswould leapfrog China's Huawei.
2015-09-16 HP to axe up to 30,000 jobs
As part of a plan to save billions in annual costs, Hewlett-Packard is cutting another 25,000 to 30,000 employees. The move comes as the company prepares to split into two separate businesses later this year.
2007-06-04 Dell, Motorola, IBM announce more job cuts
The tech industry is set to be hit by another round of layoffs following announcements from three of the sector's giants last week.
2011-07-20 Cisco's cost cutting slashes 6,500 jobs
Cisco is planning to lessen its operational expenses by cutting 9 percent of its employee workforce. The company is also its selling set-top box facility in Juarez, Mexico.
2012-07-25 Cisco systems cuts 1,300 more jobs due to company restructuring
Cisco to lay off 1,300 workers in connection with its on-going restructuring.
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