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Disney lays off staff at game developer LucasArts

(AP)—Four months after acquiring "Star Wars" maker Lucasfilm, The Walt Disney Co. is shutting down video game production at subsidiary LucasArts and laying off staff as it focuses on the less-risky, less-expensive path ...

Apr 03, 2013
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Google's Motorola to cut 10% of workforce

Google's Motorola Mobility unit will lay off some 1,200 employees, or more than 10 percent of its workforce, in a bid to return to profitability, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Mar 08, 2013
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New York Times offers 30 newsroom buyouts

The New York Times said Monday it was offering buyouts to 30 newsroom managers and other journalists as part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive in a difficult environment for the newspaper industry.

Dec 03, 2012
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Sources: PayPal planning layoffs (Update)

(AP)—EBay's PayPal unit is planning layoffs in the coming weeks as it tries to refocus and operate more like an agile startup than a large company, according to people familiar with the matter.

Oct 15, 2012
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RIM loses another senior executive

(AP) -- Struggling BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd. said Monday that it is losing another senior executive as its chief legal officer is retiring from the company after 12 years.

May 28, 2012
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