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  • NBCUniversal plans to shed 164 jobs

    NBCUniversal plans to shed 164 jobs
    NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of “The Tonight Show’s” pending move to New York City with Jimmy Fallon as the new host, according to a company spokesperson. NBCUniversal...
  • O.C. Register boss resents being labeled a 'ghoul'

    O.C. Register boss resents being labeled a 'ghoul'
    Aaron Kushner, the CEO of Freedom Communications, the owner of the Orange County Register, has registered his objection to our post Tuesday describing the company's plans to take out life insurance policies on its employees to help fund the company's...
  • Verizon Wireless to add 100-plus jobs in Maryland

    Verizon Wireless to add 100-plus jobs in Maryland
    Verizon Wireless said Friday that it is adding more than 100 retail and customer service jobs in Maryland, a move that comes on the heels of plans to cut about 380 jobs at a Hanover call center. The new positions will be full time and come with health...
  • Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers

    Lockheed trims layoffs after Pentagon recalls furloughed workers
    WASHINGTON -- Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it would reduce its planned layoffs to 2,400, after the Pentagon recalled most of the civilian workers it had furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. The move came...
  • Planned layoffs jumped in October on drug, financial firm cutbacks

    WASHINGTON -- Planned layoffs by U.S. employers jumped 13.5% last month, led by cutbacks at pharmaceutical and financial services firms, according to a report Wednesday. Employers announced plans to cut 45,730 jobs in October, up from 40,289 the...
  • J.C. Penney reports first holiday season sales growth since 2011

    J.C. Penney Co., the retailer attempting a return to glory using deep discounts and Super Bowl tweets typed with mittens, said its holiday sales grew last year for the first time since 2011. The Plano, Texas, company said sales at stores open at least a...
  • HLN Cancels 'Showbiz Tonight' As Part of Transformation of Network

    HLN has canceled "Showbiz Tonight," the latest shuffle at the Time Warner-owned cable outlet since the arrival of former Viacom entertainment programmer Albie Hecht. "I know we are all working hard to grow the brand and take HLN to the next level."...
  • 'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit

    'Captain Phillips' helps sail Sony Pictures into third-quarter profit
    Sony Pictures Entertainment reported a profit of $231 million in the fiscal third quarter ending Dec. 31, a significant improvement from the previous quarter, when it lost $181 million. However, the film and television studio's profit was down 4.2% from...
  • Florida's January job cuts down 72 percent from last year

    As retailers began to layoff some of the employees they hired for the holiday season, planned layoffs across the nation increased in January, said outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday. But not in Florida, there were 812 announced...
  • Sony to exit PCs, spin off TV business, eliminate 5,000 positions

    Sony to exit PCs, spin off TV business, eliminate 5,000 positions
    Sony Corp. is exiting the PC market, announcing Thursday that it was selling its Vaio personal computer division. The Japanese company said the move came after a "comprehensive analysis of factors, including the drastic changes in the global PC...
  • January jobs report disappoints again

    January jobs report disappoints again
    The U.S. economy created a disappointing 113,000 new jobs in January, the Labor Department reported Friday. Analysts expected nonfarm payrolls to increase by 185,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell again to 6.6 percent. the lowest level...