ConsenSys Confirms Layoffs, Projecting 13% of Staff at Startups to Be Cut

In a statement shared Thursday, ConsenSys announced that it is letting go 13 percent of its staff......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 6th, 2018

ConsenSys ‘Town Hall’ Shows Staff Shaken at Ethereum’s Largest Startup

Chat logs obtained from a ConsenSys town hall last week reveal a mix of shock and support following the company's announced layoffs......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 11th, 2018

BuzzFeed votes to unionize after layoffs

After a crushing round of layoffs that sent shockwaves through the newsroom, BuzzFeed's editorial staff announced on Tuesday that they have formed a union to grapple with the threats looming over the media industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2019

Activison Blizzard Misses Q4 Sales Estimates, Announces Layoffs

Shares of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) ticked higher in after-hours trading despite a soft outlook for coming-year sales as it announced staff reductions. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2019

For Chinese Startups, an Economic Slowdown Brings a "Freezing Winter"

China’s tech sector is slumping, as an economic deceleration amid the trade fight with the U.S. causes layoffs and shrinks the easy venture funding that fueled a thriving startup scene......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 6th, 2019

GM set to start 4,000 white collar layoffs

Layoffs for about 4,000 salaried staff at General Motors are due to start Monday -- a previously announced move that comes just as President Donald Trump prepares to trumpet American manufacturing at next week's State of the Union address......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 1st, 2019

Digital Media Bloodbath Continues: New Vice CEO Cuts 10% Of Staff, Shifts Focus To Film, TV

The digital publishing industry, which expanded rapidly during the online video boom but has since been struggling to deliver on the lofty promises sold to its VC and corporate backers, just can't catch a break. Following mass layoffs a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 1st, 2019

Everything but the House lays off more employees

Cincinnati-born online estate sale auction house Everything but the House has engaged in another round of layoffs in a continued effort to improve its fortunes. Everything but the House (EBTH) let go of a number of its cataloging staff on Jan. 31, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

We Asked 66 Startups Just How Bad This Crypto Winter Has Been

While the bear market has sparked layoffs at some firms, a survey conducted by CoinDesk found that many companies find the slowdown to be "a blessing.".....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 30th, 2019

Report: BB&T confirms layoffs in Wilson, declines to say how many

Winston-Salem-based BB&T says it laid off an unspecified number of employees in Wilson in recent weeks, according to a report in The Wilson Times. Officials with the bank, founded in Wilson in 1872, confirmed the layoffs to the newspaper, but decline.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2019

American retail workers face mass layoffs

Retailers shed thousands of temporary staff come January but even permanent workers face drastic cuts in hours......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 26th, 2019

BuzzFeed’s First Round of Layoffs Puts an End to Its National News Desk

“I know it’s been a hard day,” Ben Smith, the editor in chief of BuzzFeed News, said in a note to the staff......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 25th, 2019

Exec confirms layoffs with latest iContact acquisition

Seven years after its $169 million buyout, former Morrisville startup darling iContact has again been sold – a move followed by more layoffs in the Triangle. Few details were available on the impact of sale in which iContact's parent, Chicago-b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2019

BuzzFeed, HuffPost owner are the latest to feel the pinch in a faltering digital news economy

BuzzFeed announced it would lay off about 15 percent of its staff, while Verizon Media Group — the owner of HuffPost, AOL and Yahoo — announced its own round of layoffs of about 7 percent of its staff......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 24th, 2019

Tesla scaled down Model S and X staff in recent layoffs, CNBC says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 23rd, 2019

Tesla layoffs to impact staff at Nevada Gigafactory, NNBV reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 22nd, 2019

ConsenSys Invests in Two Crypto Startups to Lead VCs Into Ethereum Ecosystem

ConsenSys just invested $1 million in privacy-centric browser Tenta and an undisclosed amount in crypto trading platform Coinhouse. It's part of a broader strategy......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 17th, 2019

Journal Sentinel owner Gannett targeted by firm known for layoffs

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newsroom, which has sustained a series of staff cuts under owner Gannett Co. Inc., likely would face more if a hedge-fund-backed firm succeeds in its campaign to buy Gannett. McLean, Va.-based Gannett, which bought the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2019

Insiders Say ConsenSys Faces a Hurdle to 2019 Rebound: Joe Lubin’s Grip

ConsenSys insiders say ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin will need to welcome more stakeholders into the fold for his startups to survive......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 9th, 2019

IRS confirms tax season will start Jan. 28, despite government shutdown

About 12 percent of IRS staff is expected to continue working through a shutdown, which means certain functions would be curtailed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 9th, 2019

ShapeShift Lays Off 37 in Latest Crypto Industry Cutback

Crypto exchange ShapeShift has announced a round of layoffs, cutting its staff by a third......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 8th, 2019