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HP Cuts Costs And Restructures Itself, Cuts 14,500 Jobs

HP is implementing a program designed to cut costs and simplify its structure. Part of this plan is terminating the jobs of 10% of its regular full-time staff.

Profits Peak, But Tech Jobs Hit A Valley

While the seven biggest firms in Silicon Valley have had big profit gains, employment in their home county continues to fall.

BLS Data On Jobs Projections May Be B.S.

Suggestions by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on tech job growth forecasts have been disputed.

Apple Poisons Podcast RSS Extension

After being widely hailed for taking the concept of podcasting mainstream, Apple may be implementing proprietary definitions for podcast formats.

Apple Thinks Different About Pricey iPods

The company that revolutionized portable digital music switches some prices on its iPod line of media players.

Apple Mainstreams Podcasts

As promised by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the latest version of iTunes, 4.9, supports podcasting.

IBM Finds A Place For 14,000 Jobs

And that place is India, as the computer firm discards 13,000 jobs in the United States and Europe.

CodeWeavers Crosses Over To Intel-based Macs

The makers of software that allows Windows applications to run on the Linux platform will support the new Intel-based Macs.

Apple Goes Dual-Chip For The Macintosh

The era of the single processor Power Mac G5 has come to a close, and future machines will have dual-chips.

Winn-Dixie Cuts 22,000 Jobs, Closes 36% of Stores

Winn-Dixie announced yesterday that it will be closing 36% of its stores and cutting 22,000 jobs in an attempt to improve the company’s financial performance.

Developer Thinks Different And Sues Over iTunes

David Contois claims that Apple Computer has infringed on his six-year old design patent.

Beef People To Close Stores, Cut Jobs

Winn-Dixie announced today that it has a new strategy aimed at improving the company’s financial performance, and increasing long-term profits.

CDs From Sony BMG, EMI, Secure Against iPods

Since new compact discs from the two music distributors use Microsoft’s digital rights management, music can’t be moved to an iPod.

BadApple May Bear Good Fruit For Podcasters

A software plug-in for the iTunes Music Store adds a utility to find and download podcasts.

Unicredito and HVB To Cut 9,000 Jobs Upon Merger

If the planned merger of Unicredito and Germany’s HVB Group goes through, the companies plan to cut 9,000 jobs. This would lead to a 50% jump in operating income for the two banks.

9,000 Jobs To Be Cut as Unicredito and HVB Merge

Unicredito is planning to take over Germany’s HVB Group, and cut 9,000 jobs while doing so. The two banks would would see a 50% increase in operating income over three years if this happens.

Speculations Made About Apple’s Relationship With Intel

Recently Apple announced a partnership with Intel. Apple has started using Intel chips in its Macintosh computers, and by 2007 all Apple computers will utilize them.

Apple And Intel Merger Theorized

Legendary pundit Robert X. Cringely thinks there’s more to Apple’s switch to Intel chips besides giving developers a headstart on porting applications.

Apple Generates Interest With Intel Switch

In a little-noticed development at Apple’s WorldWide Developers Conference, the company’s CEO disclosed a hardware change.

GM On A Cost-Cutting Mission, 25,000 Jobs At Stake

General Motors is on a mission to cut costs, and of course that means, cutting jobs. The corporation plans to cut about 25,000 jobs and close assembly and component plants in the U.S. over the next several years.

Apple Newsbites

As the legendary computer company kicks off its WorldWide Developers Conference, Apple makes some big and some little news.