Monthly Archives: September 2011

Facebook Firings!

Facebook Firings: Feds, Managers Navigate ‘New Territory’ In Employment First Posted: 8/2/11 07:41 AM ET Updated: 8/2/11 09:04 AM ET React Inspiring Greedy Typical Scary Outrageous Amazing Innovative Infuriating Follow   Facebook ,   Labor ,   Social Media ,   Social Networking ,   Unemployment ,National Labor Relations Board , Firing , Nlrb , Unions , Work , Business News SHARE THIS STORY http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?action=like&api_key=46744042133&channel_url=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fconnect%2Fxd_proxy.php%3Fversion%3D3%23cb%3Dfdf27157c%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.huffingtonpost.com%252Ff3777e39b%26relation%3Dparent.parent%26transport%3Dpostmessage&extended_social_context=false&font=lucida%20grande&href=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.huffingtonpost.com%252F2011%252F08%252F02%252Ffacebook-firings-new-territory_n_915520.html&layout=standard&locale=en_US&node_type=link&sdk=joey&show_faces=false&width=244Continue reading

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Facebook’s Lead IPad App Developer, Leaves For Google

The Huffington Post   Ramona Emerson   First Posted: 9/26/11 04:45 PM ET Updated: 9/26/11 06:57 PM ET On Monday, Jeff Verkoeyen, Facebook’s lead iPad app engineer, announced on his blog that he had quit Facebook and moved to Google. Verkoeyen wrote that he was “frustrated” with … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola to Invest! (Lauren Mast)

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-26/coca-cola-to-invest-3-billion-in-russian-expansion-over-5-years.html Coca-Cola to Invest $3 Billion in Russia Over Five Years By Torrey Clark – Sep 26, 2011 7:06 AM CT Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest soft-drinks maker, plans to spend $3 billion to expand in Russia in the next five … Continue reading

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Bass Pro Sued By Feds For Discriminating Against Non-White Job Seekers

First Posted: 9/21/11 12:53 PM ET Updated: 9/23/11 05:02 PM ET React WASHINGTON — Bass Pro Shops, one of the leading retailers of outdoor gear, is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegedly discriminating against African American and … Continue reading

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President Obama to host jobs town hall on LinkedIn

By Mike Swift mswift@mercurynews.com Posted: 09/20/2011 03:30:18 PM PDT Updated: 09/20/2011 10:33:13 PM PDT Less than six months after President Barack Obama visited Facebook, the president will use another Silicon Valley social network, LinkedIn in Mountain View, to host an … Continue reading

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Microsoft Employee Tweet Leads to Loss of Job // Tuari

 September 21, 2011 11:30 AM EDT comments: 2 A Microsoft employee tweet has led to that person’s apparent firing for violating social-media policy at the company. Official word is that he stepped down after being informed that he would be let … Continue reading

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Blockbuster lunches Netflix streaming rival (Lauren King)

Blockbuster was expected to launch a Netflix rival on Friday — and it did, kind of. “Blockbuster Movie Pass,” launching October 1, bundles Dish’s traditional cable TV plan with Blockbuster’s DVD-by-mail service. It also includes some streaming content: a library … Continue reading

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