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Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe lays off “dozens” of staff

Dozens of employees were reportedly laid off during the PlayStation 5 information released recently.

What you need to know Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has reportedly laid off dozens of employees. These layoffs took place at the same time as the PlayStation 5 information that was recently released. Employees affected believe this is part of a reorganization that centralizes the different branches.

According to a report from Video Games Chronicle, Sony has laid off “dozens” of employees at  [Read More…]

Amazon Game Studios lays off ‘dozens’ of developers

Many games are still in development.

What you need to know Amazon has been developing games for many years now. The company even unveiled a Lumberyard game engine which wasn’t widely adopted. On Thursday the company laid off “dozens of game developers” says Kotaku. Amazon says that the layoffs were part of a “reorganizing” effort.

E3 2019 was a blast and many developers showed off intriguing projects like 12 Minutes. However, it looks like some of them  [Read More…]

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…]

Verizon lays out details of its new Verizon military discount program

If you’re a military veteran or a current member of the armed forces, listen up! Verizon is instituting a new military discount program that will put some money back in your pocket. Starting today, you can get a discount through Verizon, good for up to 15% off of your monthly bill and up to 25% off select accessories.

Joining is quick and simple: active duty military members submit military issue email address or paystub. If you’re retired you’ll need DD form 214, Veteran’s  [Read More…]

Pocket 6.0 introduces Recommendation, lays the foundation for future features

Popular read it later service Pocket has been updated, adding recommendations for users. Recommendations are meant to focus on “high-quality content”, offering you interesting or important stories that you may have missed.

Yahoo cleaning house, lays some of their mobile apps to rest

Yahoo!

I’m not exactly sure how many folks out there use apps from Yahoo but if you’re among those that do, you’ll want to check the list below. Reason being – Yahoo is laying some of their mobile apps to rest to focus on a whole new set of apps that more so meet users needs. So what apps got the cut?

Yahoo! Meme (iPad and iPhone) Yahoo! Mim (iPad) Yahoo! Answers (Android) Yahoo!  [Read More…]