Symantec reorganization speeds up, nearly 1,800 jobs lost According to sources familiar with the matter, computing security firm Symantec is in the process of laying off as many as 1,700 employees, starting today. The cuts, announced in January, are part of new CEO Steve Bennett's plan to resuscitate the fallen finances of the company. The losses reflect about eight percent of the company's 21,500 positions worldwide. Symantec spokeswoman Ellen Hayes ...
June 13, 2013 - MacNN
Bloomberg-Schumer Gun Play Shows Two New York States of Mind One of the most quoted adages in politics -- the one about there being no permanent friends and no permanent enemies, just permanent interests -- gained new life Wednesday. The two most influential New Yorkers in public life squared off over how to best resuscitate their shared drive for more gun control.
June 12, 2013 - CQ Politics
Murphy open to minor concessions on background checks; says ammo limits a longshot Consumed by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre for most of his first six months in the Senate, Democrat Chris Murphy on Monday signaled that he would be willing to consider minor concessions when it comes to universal background checks for firearms purchases if it would help resuscitate federal gun control legislation. Murphy, who represented Read More
June 10, 2013 - seattlepi.com