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2009-02-10 Micronas exits consumer biz, halves workforce
After seeing sales decline by 23 percent in Q4 alone, Micronas Holding AG has announced it will close down its consumer division, which mainly sells video processors for digital TV sets.
2008-07-08 Report: KLA-Tencor, Lam trim workforce
Fab-tool vendors, KLA-Tencor Corp. and Lam Research Corp. have separately implemented layoffs, according to reports.
2012-05-28 Renesas sells fab to TSMC, slashes 30% of workforce
Japan's embattled microcontroller giant appears finally getting around to a long urged, "must-get-done" drastic restructuring.
2008-08-15 MIPS to slash 15% of workforce
MIPS Technologies Inc. will lay off 15 percent of its 512 employees following a $103.1 million write off it is taking, mainly against the analog business it recently acquired with Chipidea.
2008-08-05 Atmel plans to trim down France workforce
More cutbacks at Atmel Corp are being prepared as the chipmaker seeks to cut up to 210 workers in its fab operations in France.
2012-02-09 Nokia to lay off 4,000, moves assembly to Asia
The transition would allow Nokia to work more closely with suppliers and enable it to introduce innovations into the market more quickly and ultimately be more competitive.
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.
2008-11-17 Sun changes course, burning thousands
From the first sentence of the press release, you almost thought they were announcing good news. But then came "As part of this effort, Sun is announcing a global workforce reduction" and the picture became both darker and clearer
2009-03-03 Spansion files for bankruptcy
NOR flash supplier Spansion Inc. has filed for bankruptcy amid growing anger among former employees at the company.
2012-08-03 Sharp to shave off 5,000 jobs as earnings dip continues
Sharp is forced to let go of almost ten percent of its current employees in hopes of curbing profit decline.
2006-06-12 PortalPlayer cuts jobs after iPod loss
After recently losing its key chip design win at Apple, PortalPlayer announced plans to reduce its worldwide workforce by about 45 jobs, or approximately 14 percent of its employees
2014-05-23 HP to let 16,000 employees go as revenues drop
The layoffs are part of HP's turnaround plan, which CEO Meg Whitman announced in May 2012. The numbers were estimated at 27,000, later boosted to 29,000, then 34,000, and now ballooned to 50,000.
2015-07-02 Ericsson sacks R&D, supply employees
The official motivation was the decline of 2G and leapfrog over 3G from operators switching to 4G. The main reason is flat sales and significant loss of business to Huawei.
2011-11-08 AMD shaves 1,400 jobs
The firm said the move to cut operating costs would save them about $200 million next year.
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
2015-07-24 Qualcomm to cut 4,700 employees
Amid an industry slowdown in smartphone growth, Qualcomm forecast its fourth quarter revenue would be down 15-30 per cent from the prior year to $4.7 to $5.7 billion.
2009-03-23 Nokia braves out economic crunch
After years of strong growth and overwhelming domination of the handset market, Nokia Corp. is entering unknown territory as its core product segment matures, leaving it to reorganize and transform operations in the midst of a sweeping recession.
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.
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
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.
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.
2009-03-02 Bleak week for memory chipmakers
Memory chipmakers, the hardest-hit of the silicon suppliers, faced bankruptcy, layoffs, and bleak prospects.
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
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
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
2008-07-15 AMD's takes $948M charge amid job cuts
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. will take nearly a billion dollars in charges in its Q2 results including some related to a layoff of 10 percent of its workforce by the end of the year.
2009-01-20 AMD plans 900 additional job cuts
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has announced plans to cut additional 900 jobs in Q1 as part of a series of moves designed to reduce the chipmaker's workforce by about 9 percent
2009-02-05 Top Japan electronics companies see red
Japan's electronics industry, a key driver for the country's economy ,is facing the biggest crisis since 2002and possibly its biggest shock ever.
2009-01-23 Intel succumbs to job cuts, fab shutdown
After declining to post revenue forecast for Q1, Intel Corp. has announced that it will close two fabs and three IC assembly factories.
2006-10-11 IBM lays off 400 engineering jobs in U.S.
IBM is reportedly laying off about 400 U.S.-based engineers who have been working on the development of components for one of IBM's most important hardware products.
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