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A flag waves outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Cuts 700 Jobs From Mortgage Unit

Wells Fargo & Co. is cutting 700 jobs from its home lending business as mortgage refinancing slows down.

02/27/2014

Zynga

Zynga To Cut 15 Percent Of Workforce; Acquiring Game Maker NaturalMotion

Zynga Inc. announced Thursday it was cutting 15 percent of its workforce in a turnaround effort while buying NaturalMotion, the company behind the hit mobile games “CSR Racing” and “Clumsy Ninja,”

01/30/2014

Pixar's The Good Dinosaur (credit: Disney/Pixar)

Pixar Lays Off 5% After Pushing Back Release of ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Emeryville’s Pixar Animation Studios is laying off up to 5% of its employees…

11/22/2013

The Lockheed Martin stand at the Defence and Security Exhibition on September 10, 2013 in London, England. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Cutting 4,000 Jobs, Shutting 4 Sunnyvale Buildings

Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs and shutting four Sunnyvale buildings as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.

11/14/2013

A flag waves outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo To Lay Off 1,800 Mortgage Employees

Spokesman Alfredo Padillo said Thursday that the San Francisco-based bank is cutting jobs in the mortgage department because fewer people than it expected are refinancing their mortgages. The jobs are in locations across the country.

09/20/2013

Silicon Valley Security Guards Claim Discrimination By High-Tech Firms

Security guards for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are voicing displeasure over what they have called discrimination against them for trying to unionize.

08/27/2013

A flag waves outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo To Lay Off 2,300 Workers In Mortgage Unit

Wells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.

08/22/2013

The Exploratorium at Pier 15 (CBS)

San Francisco Exploratorium Cuts Staff Amid Poor Attendance

San Francisco’s Exploratorium is laying off 18 percent of its staff because fewer people than expected are visiting its new waterfront location.

08/16/2013

symantec

Mountain View-Based Symantec Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

The security solutions provider is cutting roughly 8 percent of its global work force in two phases, with about 1,000 positions going first, this month, and another 700 people receiving pink slips in July, AllThingsD reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

06/14/2013

William McDonald (CBS)

San Jose Fire Chief McDonald Leaving For Las Vegas

Fire Chief William McDonald announced on Thursday that he will leave San Jose after three years of service, amid a contentious relationship with City Hall and layoffs, to become the chief in Las Vegas.

06/14/2013

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