Tag Archive: Employees


LeEco reportedly didn’t have enough money to pay U.S. employees in March

Things aren’t looking so good for LeEco lately…

LeEco Inc. was forced to delay payroll for U.S. employees in March, according to Bloomberg Technology, which spoke to people familiar with the matter. This latest bit of bad news from the embattled Chinese technology conglomerate seems to further confirm that the company is struggling for cash.

It’s been a tough go overall for LeEco since the company attempted to make a big splash last October when it launched  [Read More…]

Google employees in eight U.S. offices stage walkout protests

Google employees are protesting and you can watch it unfold on Twitter.

Google employees in eight separate locations are joining the greater #NoBanNoWall protest, and have walked out of their offices.

Malt Ubl, Tech lead of Google’s AMP project, and other employees have posted images on Twitter using the hashtag #GooglersUnite showing several of Google’s offices with large crowds in the parking lots and on the lawns, and everything looks to be peaceful and lawful.

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Lenovo lays off hundreds of Motorola employees

Over 95% of Motorola’s workforce has departed the company in the last four years.

Lenovo has announced a new round of layoffs. Globally, the layoffs impact “less than 2 percent of its 55,000 employees,” with a majority of the job cuts targeted at Motorola employees in the U.S. According to Droid-Life, over 50% of Motorola’s workforce in the U.S. is being let go, affecting over 700 jobs out of the remaining 1,200. That’s a reduction of  [Read More…]

Nest’s new CEO tells employees it’s sticking with current plans and ‘is not for sale’

Nest’s new CEO Marwan Fawaz sent out an email to all of the employees of the connected device company, stating “Nest is not for sale”.

Fawaz took over as head of Nest, following the official departure of co-founder Tony Fadell from the company late last week. In a company email that was forwarded to The Verge, Fawaz says that Nest’s future product plans are still on track:

Many of you have asked if there’s a change  [Read More…]

Intel to lay off 12,000 employees in major restructuring effort

Confirming previous rumors, Intel has announced a major restructuring that will result in 12,000 of its employees being laid off by mid-2017. That will represent about 11% of the company’s workforce.

The chip company says the move is part of its plans to “accelerate its evolution from a PC company to one that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices.” Intel says:

The data center and Internet of Things (IoT) businesses are Intel’s  [Read More…]

Reliance Jio finally rolls out 4G to employees in India, commercial launch in 2016

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, a subsidiary of India’s largest private sector conglomerate — Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), announced the launch of its 4G service, which is only available for its employees at the moment.

The company claims that its legacy-free, next-generation voice and broadband network can be seamlessly upgraded even to 5G and beyond. It will be the only company in the world providing next-generation digital services over an end-to-end all-IP network.

At the launch event, Mukesh  [Read More…]

Jawbone sues Fitbit for poaching employees with access to confidential information

Jawbone has sued Fitbit over claims of poaching employees with access to sensitive information.

Fitness wearable maker Jawbone has sued rival company Fitbit over claims that the latter poached employees with access to sensitive information about Jawbone’s upcoming products.

Sony to lay off 1,000 employees in smartphone division

Rough terrains seem to be ahead for Sony as the company is reportedly planning to sack 1,000 employees in its smartphone unit. The decision to shrink the workforce has sparked anxiety in electronics giant’s European and Chinese arms, which are likely to get most affected, reported Nikkei.

The Japanese multinational conglomerate had previously laid off 1,000 employees in its mobile division in October.

The Nikkei report further added that Sony’s mobile unit would see a shrink of 30 percent  [Read More…]

Sprint plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees in efforts to further reduce costs

While Sprint maintains their position as the third largest carrier in the U.S., they announced on Friday that they will be laying off an unspecified number of management and nonmanagement jobs this month in efforts to further reduce costs.

Google employees are running Android L on the Nexus 4

Render of Nexus 4 running Android L

When Google released a developer preview for Android L at its I/O event this summer, owners of Nexus devices were excited. However, this excitement was short lived for owners of the Nexus 4. Google only released the preview for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). Many believed that this meant the Nexus 4 was not going to receive  [Read More…]