John Paczkowski

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LG: Layoffs Galore?

Ugly news for LG Electronics. The South Korean company has reportedly implemented massive layoffs in its mobile division in an effort to turn that business around. According to the Korea Economic Daily, LG sacked 20 to 30 percent of its overseas mobile staff, mostly in marketing and purchasing positions. But after five consecutive quarterly losses and continuing poor performance in the smartphone market, what else was it to do? Reached for comment, an LG spokesperson disputed the report saying “no decision has been made as to any job reductions.”


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus