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Google Fires 28 Staff Over Israel Protest, Undertakes More Layoffs

Protest at cloud contract with Israel results in staff firings, in addition to layoffs of unspecified number of employees

1 month ago

Elon Musk Calls For Firing Of Disney CEO Amid Ad Boycott

Disney boss Bob Iger “should be fired immediately” tweets Elon Musk in fresh broadside, amid advertising boycott

6 months ago

Zoom Abruptly Fires President Greg Tomb

After axing 15 percent of its workforce, Zoom abruptly fires President Greg Tomb in a “termination without cause”

1 year ago

Twitter Created System To Promote Elon Musk Tweets – Report

Elon Musk hints at new CEO for Twitter, amid reports engineers were ordered to create system to promote his tweets

1 year ago

Elon Musk Demands Twitter Staff Agree To Long Hours In ‘Hardcore’ Email

Twitter staff ordered in Musk ultimatum email to choose to work “long hours at high intensity” or leave. They have…

2 years ago

Whistleblower Tells Senate Twitter Prioritised Profit Over Security

Peiter “Mudge” Zatko tells Senate panel of ‘egregious’ security failings at Twitter, and warns of multiple breaches by intelligence agencies

2 years ago

Fired Amazon Union Organiser Alleges Retaliation

Leading organiser seeking to form a trade union at an Amazon warehouse in Kentucky, alleges firm fired him in retaliation…

2 years ago

SpaceX Fires At Least Five Staff For Letter Criticising Elon Musk – Report

Open letter from SpaceX staff saying Musk’s recent actions were a “distraction and embarrassment”, results in firings for those involved

2 years ago

Elon Musk Puts Twitter Takeover On Hold

Twitter's share price falls 18 percent after Elon Musk places his takeover on hold, until more data is provided about…

2 years ago

Amazon Settles Lawsuit With Two Fired Staffers

Undisclosed lawsuit settlement reached with two former Amazon employees, who alleged they were fired over their 'workplace activism'

3 years ago

Google To Change Review Process Of Scientist Work

Executives at troubled Google AI research unit say they are working to retain trust, after departures of two notable women

3 years ago

Parler CEO Fired By Board Of Directors

Parler founder and CEO John Matze confirms he has been fired by board of directors, as far right social platform…

3 years ago

Support Grows For ‘Fired’ Google AI Expert

Open letter signed by more than 4,500 people, including academics and DeepMind researchers, expresses support for Timnit Gebru

3 years ago

Google Fires AI Researcher Timnit Gebru – Report

Prominent AI researcher Dr Timnit Gebru claims she was fired over email to colleagues, but Google insists she didn't follow…

3 years ago

Google Violated Law By Spying On Staff, Complaint Alleges

Complaint alleges Google broke US labour laws when it 'spied' on staff who organised employee protests, before firing them

3 years ago

President Trump Fires CISA Cyber Boss Chris Krebs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (Cisa) boss Chris Krebs has been 'terminated' by Trump after he contradicted President's claims

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Amazon Fires Two More Staff Critical Of Warehouse Conditions

E-commerce giant fires two more workers after they criticised working conditions in warehouses amid the Coronavirus pandemic

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Quizzed Over Sacked Worker

Letter to CEO over fired worker, who raised concerns about worker protection and cleanliness of local Amazon facility during pandemic

4 years ago

TSB Staff Fired Over Compensation Claims For IT Meltdown

Five TSB workers fired for allegedly gaming the compensation system set up after the bank's epic IT meltdown in early…

4 years ago

Google Staffer Claims She Was Fired Over Worker Rights

Security engineer claims she was fired for Chrome popup about the protection of worker rights at the search engine giant

4 years ago

Google Accused By US Union Of Illegally Firing Staff

Staff issues. Communications Workers of America union files federal labour charge against Google over its firing of four members of…

4 years ago

Google Fires Four Staffers For Data Policy Violations

But staff activists allege that Google fired the four employees in attempt to quash workers attempts to organise protests

5 years ago

Apple Worker Texts Himself Customer’s Intimate Photo

Naked selfie warning, as Californian woman says she will take legal action against former Apple staffer

5 years ago

Huawei Leak Probe Sees Firing Of Defence Secretary

Gavin Williamson sacked for 'compelling evidence' of Huawei leak from National Security Council

5 years ago

Google Sacks Dozens For Sexual Harassment

Sundar Pichai admits 48 staff have been sacked for sexual harassment over past two years

6 years ago

AOL Boss Apologises For Firing Worker In Public

You're Fired - Tim Armstrong, says sorry for public sacking, but the dismissal stands

11 years ago

Apple Axes Richard Williamson After Maps Debacle

Apple has reportedly fired another high-level executive in the wake of the disastrous reception to the Apple Maps app

12 years ago

HP Axes Apotheker And Appoints Meg Whitman As CEO

Hewlett-Packard forces out its second CEO in 13 months and selects former eBay CEO Meg Whitman

13 years ago

Yahoo Investors Seek Removal Of Chairman

Official company filings have revealed the shareholder turmoil currently engulfing Yahoo

13 years ago

Yahoo CEO Bartz Fired In Phone Call From Chairman

CEO Carol Bartz has been supplanted by CFO Tim Morse as troubled Yahoo starts its search for a replacement

13 years ago