List of Personnel News Articles

Vodafone Exec Charged with Theft
A former executive at Vodafone Ireland has been charged with stealing nearly EUR2 million from the company over a four-year period. ...read more

BlackBerry Appoints Marty Beard as COO
BlackBerry has named Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. ...read more

Microsoft to Slash 18,000 Jobs at Nokia Handset Division
Rumours of mass redundancies at the former Nokia handset division now owned by Microsoft have been confirmed, and are even deeper than the rumours had hinted at. ...read more

Former Mobilink CEO Joins GSM Association
The former CEO of Pakistan's Mobilink and now an independent telecom consultant Zouhair Abdul Khaliq has joined the GSM Association as its Mobile for Development's Managing Director. ...read more

BlackBerry Closes German Mobile Gaming App Team
BlackBerry is closing down a German division, Scoreloop, which helped mobile developers manage billing functions in their apps. ...read more

Samsung Suspends Trade with Chinese Factory Accused of Child Labour
Samsung Electronics has suspended dealing with a Chinese supplier following a report last week by a USA based labour-rights watchdog that the supplier was using child labour. ...read more

Urban Airship CEO Steps Down Following Assault Allegations
The CEO of the USA based text messaging provider, Urban Airship has stepped down from the role following allegations of sexual assault. ...read more

Ericsson Opens Fourth Indian GNOC
Ericsson is expanding its Global Network Operations Center in India by opening a fourth site in Kolkata, complementing the existing sites in Noida, Gurgaon and Bangalore. ...read more

Pioneering Architect of Soviet-era Computing
One of the pioneers of supercomputing during the Soviet-era, who also happens to be a former champion mountain climber, has been working in the computing industry for 60 years, including the last 10 at Intel, but he's not quite ready to retire. ...read more

Virgin Media to axe 130 jobs in Birmingham and Bradford
The UK's Virgin Media's is cutting around 130 jobs from its services division in Birmingham and Bradford and will be outsourcing the roles to Bangalore, India. ...read more

Nokia Reducing Handset Production at Indian Factory
Nokia has reduced handset production at its Sriperumbudur, India factory due to reduced orders from Microsoft. ...read more

VimpelCom Names New CEO for Ukrainian Subsidiary
Russia's VimpelCom has announced that Peter Chernyshov is to take over as CEO of its Ukrainian subsidiary, Kyivstar. ...read more

Huawei Replaces its Head of Mobile Phones in the USA
Huawei has announced the appointment of Mr. Zhiqiang Xu as President of Huawei Device USA. ...read more

UK's EE to Hire 300 Customer Care Staff
UK based mobile network operator, EE has announced the creation of 300 new jobs in Derby, which currently has a youth unemployment rate of 21 percent. ...read more

Senior Twitter Executive Resigns Following Reports of Boardroom Dispute
Twitter's Chief Operating Officer has resigned from the company, reportedly after a disagreement with the company's CEO. ...read more

Bouygues Telecom Announces 1,500 Job Losses
France's Bouygues Telecom has announced that it is cutting just over 1,500 jobs in a cost cutting measure that it says is designed to \"secure an independent future\". ...read more

Ericsson's Indian Workforce Larger than its Swedish One
Sweden based Ericsson now has more staff working for it based in India than it does in its home country, it has been revealed. ...read more

Telefonica Czech Republic Names New CEO Following Takeover by Local Businessman
Telefonica Czech Republic has named a new CEO following the recent purchase of a 65.9% in the company by billionaire businessman Petr Kellner's PPF Group. ...read more

Facebook Hires PayPal President to Run Messaging Division
Facebook has managed to hire the President of PayPal, David Marcus to head up development of its own in-house messaging services. ...read more

Huawei to Open an Additional R&D Facility in the UK
Huawei has announced plans to open a new R&D centre in Bristol, in the South-West of the UK. ...read more

Cable & Wireless Communications Names New Chief Financial Officer
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has named Perley McBride as its mew Chief Financial Officer. ...read more

Ericsson Names Three New Regional Managers
Ericsson has shaken up its management a bit, and appointed three new heads of regions. ...read more

Former Siemens Division to Cut 3,800 Jobs
Unify, formerly known as Siemens Enterprise Communications has announced plans to halve its workforce, resulting in around 3,800 job losses. ...read more

Amobee CEO Resigns, Replaced by Chief Ops Officer
The mobile advertising agency, Amobee has announced that its CEO, Trevor Healy has resigned, although he will stay with the company as an advisor for the next few months. ...read more

Ericsson to grow Silicon Valley presence with New Campus
Ericsson has announced the construction of a new campus in California, USA. The new campus will consolidate Ericsson's Silicon Valley operations, bringing together approximately 2,000 Ericsson staff ...read more

Zain Replaces Manager at Lebanese Subsidiary with Immediate Effect
Zain has replaced the General Manager at its managed services in Lebanon with immediate effect. ...read more

Foxconn Employees Charged with Bribery
Five former employees at assembly giant, Foxconn have been indicted by Taiwan prosecutors for taking bribes to promote some component suppliers over others. ...read more

Elektrobit to Lay-Off 90 Staff for 90 Days
Elektrobit says that it is making 90 staff temporarily redundant as part of a cost cutting exercise. ...read more

Huawei Names New Country Manager for USA Market
Huawei has announced the appointment of Mr. Ming He as Country General Manager of its operations in the USA. ...read more

British Telecom Hiring 1,600 New Engineers
The UK's landline major, British Telecom (BT) today announced plans to recruit 1,600 new engineering jobs being created at Openreach, BT's local access network business. ...read more