Washington Post closes gaming division amid more layoffs

Photo: Alex Wang (Getty Images) The Washington Post imposed more layoffs on Tuesday, just a week after owner Jeff Bezos visited his Washington DC office. Among the ritual offerings are Launcher, the fast-growing gaming section of the newspaper, which routinely broke important news stories, landed big interviewsand asked the tough questions. Launcher only had just … Read more

Can online gaming comfort the tech industry amid layoffs? Experts on how the situation can unfold

As thousands of employees at major tech companies continue to worry about their futures amid the layoffs, India’s online gaming industry, which is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2024, could help ease the burden. The industry currently employs nearly 50,000 people, with programmers and developers accounting for 30% of the workforce. According to a … Read more

Tencent Guts Gaming News Site Fanbyte, Fired Without Warning

Image: Fan change Today there have been layoffs at the respected video games and entertainment website Fan change, with the site’s editor-in-chief and chief of media on the list of employees who are now unemployed. According to Fan change workers, the layoffs were a total shock, with some reporting working with some of the laid-off … Read more

Tencent Guts Gaming News Site Fanbyte, Fired Without Warning

Image: Fan change Today there have been layoffs at the respected video games and entertainment website Fan change, with the site’s editor-in-chief and chief of media on the list of employees who are now unemployed. According to Fan change workers, the layoffs were a total shock, with some reporting working with some of the laid-off … Read more

Calm Meditation App Reportedly Fires 20% Of Its Staff

Photo: Staff (Getty Images) Former employees of the Calm meditation app may need to stop and take a deep breath. On Thursday, the company’s CEO, David Ko, announced layoffs affecting 20% ​​of its roughly 400 employees in a memo to staff seen by Gizmodo. That 20% translates into about 90 employees. The memo comes amid … Read more

Online furniture seller Article cuts 216 jobs as Canadian tech layoffs mount

Andy Prochazka, Chief Marketing Officer and co-founder of furniture company Article, poses for a photo in Vancouver, Wednesday, January 30, 2019.DARYL DYCK/The Globe and Mail The number of layoffs at Canadian tech startups continues to rise as the economic outlook deteriorates. On Thursday, three Canadian companies — online furniture retailer Article and online marketing technology … Read more

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigns after coalition collapse

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has handed over his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella after his unity government fell apart, plunged the country into political turmoil and hit financial markets. Most important points: Mr Draghi’s government has been in office for 17 months Earlier this week, a coalition partner rejected a confidence vote, splitting the … Read more

Sri Lankans Celebrate After President Rajapaksa Resigns – But Bigger Troubles Occur

Colombo, Sri Lanka CNN — Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country earlier this week, has formally resigned, the parliament speaker confirmed Friday, ending a chaotic 72 hours in the crisis-stricken country that saw protesters storm the capital. The president’s departure is a major victory for protesters, who have been demanding the ouster … Read more

Sri Lankans defy curfew to celebrate President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation becomes official

The Speaker of Parliament in crisis-stricken Sri Lanka has officially accepted a letter of resignation from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after verifying its authenticity after it flew out of Singapore. Most important points: Gotabaya Rajapaksa submitted his resignation by email late on Thursday His resignation became official after the document was legally verified Rajapaksa’s decision to … Read more

Sri Lankan president resigns by email after flight to Singapore

CNN † Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has tendered his resignation in an email letter to Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardenena, according to an announcement from the speaker’s office Thursday. Rajapaksa previously landed in Singapore on a flight from the Maldives after fleeing his country following anti-government protests. Abeywardenena has been emailed Rajapaksa’s resignation, the … Read more