AOL’s Layoffs, AOL’s Victory

Meanwhile, back in the unreal world of Silicon Valley, we learned yesterday that AOL Time Warner was laying off 1,700 people including a batch in a joint venture with Sun Microsystems. Bad news for the folks losing jobs, but the fact that most of the layoffs are taking place in the online part of the company is another reminder that the wrong company may have been the acquirer in this deal.

More in my Wednesday column.


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