Microsoft cuts 800 more jobs

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Microsoft has confirmed that it will be cutting 800 jobs effective today. The jobs will be cut across many different product groups and about a quarter of them will come from the Seattle area....

Sony PS3 - no price cuts this year

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With the recent price drops from Microsoft for their Xbox 360 console, it would have been a fair bet for anyone that Sony would have followed suit to compete. If you were a betting person,...

eBay announces job cuts

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eBay has said it is laying off 10% of its workforce, as part of a move to streamline the business. The amount is approximately 1,000 staff and hundreds of temporary workers. It is also expected...

Microsoft cuts apps from Windows 7

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Microsoft has decided that Windows 7 won't include built-in programs for e-mail, photo editing, and movie making, as was done with Windows Vista, CNET News.com has learned. The software maker included Windows Photo Gallery, Windows...

EMI faces 2,000 job cuts

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Guy Hands, the private equity owner of EMI, plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs at the ailing British music company, in a plan to rebuild the group which has sparked fury from some of...

Palm Cuts Staff by 10%

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Palm Inc., the troubled maker of Treo smart phones, laid off about 10 percent of its work force this week to cut expenses, according to an anonymous source familiar with the situation. The Sunnyvale-based company...

AMD cuts RV670 chip price

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With Nvidia launching its GeForce 8800GT (G92) early on October 29, AMD has dropped its ATI Radeon HD 3800 series (RV670) price from US$199-259 to US$179-239 in preparation for its launch later this month, according...

Apple Sued Over iPhone Price Cuts

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An owner of Apple's iPhone filed a federal lawsuit against the digital media giant, claiming that the price reduction injured early adopters, like herself, because they cannot resell the product for the same profit as...

Burma Cuts Internet Access

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The ruling junta in Burma has cut internet access to citizens in an attempt to stop footage of pro-democracy protests escaping the country. Internet cafés have been closed and the state ISP is claiming that...

AMD Cuts Ties With Evesham

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AMD has announced that it has ended its close relationship with UK system-builder Evesham, which became insolvent earlier this year and was rescued from administration by Dubai-based PCC Technology at the beginning of this month....

Sony cuts Playstation price in US

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While Sony is faring well in Japan, sales are lagging in the US. Sony is slashing the price of its PlayStation 3 games console by 17% in the US to boost sales. As a result...

Google cuts data retention times

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Google is to cut the length of time it holds users' personal search data. The move comes in response to a data protection group that wrote to the firm questioning its privacy policies. The European...

HD DVD sales spike in wake of price cuts

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In the wake of last month's HD DVD player rebate program, the HD DVD Promotional Group happily announced that HD DVD players now constitute 60% of all standalone high-definition players sold. So far, consumers have...

AMD Cuts Prices on High-end Processors

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AMD has cut prices on its high-end dual-core desktop processors and has announced its new restructuring plans to compensate for reduced quarterly revenue. As usual, prices are in 1,000 unit quantities. The price cuts affect...

New AMD Opterons, Price Cuts Tomorrow

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Tomorrow AMD is expected to release two 90nm revision "F3" stepping dual-core Opteron processors: x220-series and x218 HE-series. The new revision "F3" is also featured on the Athlon 64 FX 70-series and the 3.0GHz Athlon...

Microsoft Cuts 360 Estimates

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Microsoft have dropped a huge bomb on developers, posting that they only expect to ship a total of 12 million units by June 2007. The notoriously quiet spring period has meant Microsoft will expect to...

Motorola cuts 3,500 jobs as profit drops sharply

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Following Nokia, Motorola is the world's second-largest wireless handset vendor. Despite the company's recent success, Motorola has recently reported a 48% plunge in its fourth quarter profit, from $1.2 billion in 2005 to $624 million...

Hurt By Intel, AMD Cuts Pricing

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Hurt by competitive pressures from Intel Corp. and other factors, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) has cut its product prices in the channels and offered favorable terms to others, according to an analyst. ''We believe...

EA cuts workforce

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As reported by various websites, Electronic Arts has notified around 350 of their employees (about 5% of their employees) that they will be no longer needed at the company due to EA being in a...

EA cuts current-gen prices

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Several analysts have seen that there seemed to be a price drop for the games of Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Gamecube. Today, the world's biggest game publisher,Electronic Arts, proved industry experts correct. The prices of...

AMD Enacts Price Cuts

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AMD today reduced the prices on processor models across the board from its Turion 64 notebook processors all the way to its flagship X2 dual core product line, with the steepest price drops in the...

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