Qualstar Continues To Look At Strategic Options

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The company says it has been seeing competition in the data storage industry which has "create pressure" on maintaining market share, saying that "market headwinds" have been challenging the company. Qualstar had a major layoff in March of 2016, along with other cost cutting moves, which looked to have most stemmed its quarterly losses. qualstar merger acquisition layoff jobs storage power hardware electronics

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Viddy Chops Staff

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Viddy has been undergoing some turmoil, as the firm has seen an increasing amount of competition from others looking to be the Instagram of video; the firm also suffered from an over-hyped launch last year. viddy layoff jobs employment instagram video mobile

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3D Robotics Shuts San Diego Office

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The move reportedly comes due to a slowdown at the Berkeley-based drone maker, due to intense competition from Chinese drone makers DJI. robotics drone aerial vehicle diego jobs employment layoffs shutdownDrone maker 3D Robotics , the high profile, consumer drone maker, has closed its San Diego offices and is now refocusing on the enterprise market, according to a number of reports.

How to protect your company lists and trade secrets

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Email readers, continue here…] You can expect to have the same attitude if a past employee resurfaces after a layoff, resignation or after being fired, with a plan for a competitive business – or as an employee of a competitor.

High Functioning vs. Low Functioning Startup Boards

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Here are some observations I have from this exposure: If a company moves from strength-to-strength with predictable outcomes, easy financings, low staff turn-over, limited competitive threats then the composition of the board probably doesn’t matter as much.

Should Startups Announce Their Funding?

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But if you’re in a competitive space where you want to get a little more engineering done before the world is ready to start researching you then you may choose to delay. People scoop company layoffs, mergers, key people leaving a company or being fired and the like.