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Technology company layoff numbers tracker

In last three months the number of layoffs occurred in tech companies – 60,000 with Hewlett-Packard leading the pack with 24,000 layoffs. Wired is tracking the list on a daily basis which gives how the tech is affected in the sinking economy.

Here is the list of top tech layoffs in September, October, November months of 2008.

Company Name Layoff Number Date Source Link
Hewlett-Packard 24,600 15-Sep mercurynews.com
Sun Microsystems 6,000 14-Nov AP
Motorola 3,000 1-Nov PC World
Gannett 3,000 28-Oct NYTimes
Xerox 3,000 23-Oct reuters.com
Micron Technology 2,850 9-Oct The AP
Virgin Media 2,200 11-Nov Worldscreen.com
Nokia 1,850 11-Nov Reuters
Applied Materials 1,800 12-Nov PC World
Yahoo 1,500 21-Oct wired.com
Nortel Networks 1,300 10-Nov Vancouver Sun
eBay 1,000 6-Oct wired.com
Yahoo 1,000 29-Jan Cnet

Other similar tracker for tech layoffs –

> CNET Tech layoffs scorecard


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Posted By: Kalyan | Date: November 21, 2008 | Categories: MBA

2 Responses to Technology company layoff numbers tracker

  1. LayoffGossip says:

    People always hate to talk about when they are laid off. But as it has become every day’s news headline since Yahoo started it with cutting 1500 of its task force last year, now a need of platform has been in demand where people can express their selves in words how they are feeling about their company, whey the got laid off was that justified or not.
    And every thing they want to tell anonymously.And http://www.layoffgossip.com is providing you that platform.

  2. Anonymous says:

    People always hate to talk about when they are laid off. But as it has become every day’s news headline since Yahoo started it with cutting 1500 of its task force last year, now a need of platform has been in demand where people can express their selves in words how they are feeling about their company, whey the got laid off was that justified or not.
    And every thing they want to tell anonymously.And http://www.layoffgossip.com is providing you that platform.

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