DNA Testing Company 23andMe Lays Off 100 Employees, CEO Cites Privacy Concerns as Possible Factor

The company behind a popular at-home DNA testing kits, 23andMe, has laid off roughly 100 employees amid waning demand for its product. Read More >>

Uber Ruthlessly Prioritises 435 People Out of a Job

Uber has laid off 265 engineers and 170 members of its product team because it is a successful company based on sound financials that is not badly in need of a drastic overhaul. Read More >>

GoPro Loses Two-Year Battle With the Sky

First announced in December of 2015, action cam company GoPro has pulled the plug on its heavily delayed, disastrous aerial photography drone, best known for its spectacular propensity for falling out of the sky. The news comes days after a report that said the company was laying off several hundred employees, most of whom were attached to its drone flight division. Read More >>

Microsoft to Lay Off 2,850 People

In 2015, Microsoft laid off 7,800 people. This May, Microsoft announced it would lay off another 1,850 employees, mostly people who worked for Nokia, which Microsoft acquired in 2013. Read More >>

HP Slashes Its WebOS Division By 500 Employees

HP handed out pink slips to employees in its webOS Global Business Unit on Monday. The computer company wouldn't say how many workers it was letting go, but rumors suggest over 500 people are now unemployed. [AllThingsD] Read More >>