Even though it’s Friday and should be a fun day, I’m unfortunately here as a carrier of bad news. With Yahoo! Inc’s recent layoffs, the company has decided to axe a few of their web properties including the popular social bookmarking website Delicious.
Tomorrow’s the big day! No, I’m not getting married, just excited about “Free Shipping Day” — another Internet phenomenon that will surely kick up sales for online retailers.
As many entrepreneurs and executives know very well, when a company’s workforce is simply too large and sustainability is compromised, downsizing must occur. Pulling the trigger is a tough decision to make, but at times layoffs are imperative, which is the predicament Yahoo! Inc. finds itself in.
I remember being a young buck and thinking of the wild ride ahead. What is life all about? Will my dreams someday come to fruition? Who will I be 5, 10, 50 years from now? And finally, will I ever drive a mid-sized sedan?
Over the years, my iPhone and I have become very good friends. We work together, eat together, stick by each other’s side, and — only every so often — we sleep together. While bonding, I have explored a plethora of news websites for information on business, marketing and technology, but have realized that only a few standout.
Howard Stern signed a sizable 5-year contract with Sirius XM this morning, which has made fans ecstatic and stock prices go through the roof.