Google Reorganizes Engineers, Reduces Recruiting (NewsFactor via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Google isn’t immune to the economic downturn and is scaling back. The search giant will reassign 70 of its engineering positions and scale back its recruiting efforts by cutting 100 positions, it announced Wednesday.

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Yahoo needs partner to stay alive (Modesto Bee)

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

SEATTLE — Without Google’s muscle behind it, Yahoo’s chances for digging out of a long slump are looking even poorer, making it appear more likely that the company will turn to Microsoft or AOL to help weather the economic downturn.

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Source: Yahoo to announce plans for Neb. facility (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Yahoo Inc. is expected to unveil plans to build a new facility in Nebraska on Friday, just days after the California-based Internet company announced it will cut at least 1,500 workers as it deals with the economic downturn.

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