News tagged with job market

Sony to cut 10,000 jobs, turn around TV business

(AP) -- Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, and try to turn around its money-losing TV business over the next two years.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Business
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Apple to add 3,600 jobs at new $304M Texas campus

(AP) -- Apple Inc. is investing $304 million in a new campus and more than doubling its workforce in the Texas capital, boosted by a $21 million incentive from a state fund designed to attract high-tech companies, Gov. Rick ...

dateMar 09, 2012 in Business
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'French Steve Jobs' shakes up mobile phone market

Hailed as the French Steve Jobs, entrepreneur Xavier Niel is shaking up the country's mobile phone market with a maverick style far removed from France's traditionally conservative business practices.

dateJan 16, 2012 in Telecom
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Cook has deep shoes to fill at Jobs-less Apple

The death of visionary Steve Jobs has left huge shoes to fill at Apple, with agile competitors mounting a continuous assault on the company's hit iPhones, iPads and other groundbreaking products.

dateOct 06, 2011 in Business
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7 products Steve Jobs got wrong

(AP) -- Steve Jobs pushed the envelope many times when it came to product design, and the results weren't always pretty. Here are seven products created under his direction that failed commercially or functionally:

dateOct 06, 2011 in Business
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Amazon says gets OK for Calif sales tax referendum

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. says the California Attorney General's Office has approved its petition for a referendum that would let voters decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in Business
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Steve Jobs comic book to hit in August

The life of Apple visionary Steve Jobs will be told in a comic book to be released in August by the studio that did the same with the story of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

dateJun 13, 2011 in Business
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