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Despite Promises to Advertisers, Microsoft Disbands Xbox TV Studio But Halo project is still in the works

Microsoft's digital TV strategy is toast, with its Los Angeles studio closing during this massive round of layoffs. Microsoft confirmed today that Xbox Entertainment Studios is shutting down, potentially undermining…

July 17, 2014, 3:21 PM EDT

ModCloth Cuts Almost 15% of Staff Online clothing retailer lays off around 70 employees

Online clothing retailer ModCloth, which specializes in vintage designs, recently laid off 15 percent of its staff, or approximately 70 employees, TechCrunch reports. The layoffs affected employees at all three…

July 17, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT

Microsoft Announces Largest Ever Round of Layoffs Company plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs by next year

Microsoft plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs by the middle of next year, as part of "a restructuring plan to simplify its organization and align the recently acquired Nokia…

July 17, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

Time Inc. Spinoff Set for June 6 More layoffs likely

Save the date: On June 6, Time Inc. will officially complete its long-awaited spinoff from parent company Time Warner, which was first announced over a year ago. According to a filing…

May 9, 2014, 11:46 AM EDT

TBWA\Chiat\Day L.A. Cuts 5% of Its Staff Layoff follows loss of Pepsi brand work

The Playa del Rey, Calif. office of TBWA\Chiat\Day is laying off about 24 employees or roughly 5 percent of its total staff of 450, sources said. The downsizing comes after the…

March 13, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

Crispin Attributes 10% Staff Cut to Arby's, Microsoft The former left in November and the latter uses the shop less

Crispin Porter + Bogusky trimmed its U.S. staff by 10 percent, a cut that stems chiefly from the loss of Arby's and shrinkage in the agency's Microsoft business. In a statement,…

January 16, 2014, 12:24 PM EST

Martha Stewart Living Hit by Holiday Layoffs Up to 100 staffers will be fired, per report

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is undergoing a major round of pre-Christmas layoffs. The New York Post reported that up to 100 MSLO staffers—or about 25 percent of the company’s workforce—were…

December 12, 2013, 12:27 PM EST

Layoffs Hit The Daily Beast About two dozen employees get the axe

The Daily Beast may be spared from shuttering for at least another year, but it will continue to operate with a staff that's about two dozen employees lighter, according to…

October 8, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

Machinima Lays Off 10 Percent of Staff Second round of cuts in less than a year

A hot medium (Web video) plus a red hot category (gaming) along with plenty of funding from Google should equal big-time success and growth. So why is Machinima cutting jobs for…

September 18, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT

ESPN Lays Off More Than 100 Employees Rare cost-cutting measure for Disney’s sports giant

ESPN on Tuesday began making a significant reduction of its work force, laying off more than 100 employees at its Bristol, Conn., headquarters and in at least one regional technology…

May 21, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT

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