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Yahoo Will Cut Up to 1,500 Jobs in Calif.

Search giant could slash as many as 1,500 jobs, shutter entire projects

(Newser) - Yahoo will cut as many as 1,500 California employees from its ranks tomorrow, Mediabistro reports. Employees learned of the layoffs in an email yesterday from outgoing CEO Jerry Yang, according to an inside source. The layoffs follow Yang's November announcement that the search giant would have to sack as... More »

GPS Network Aims to Beat Traffic Jams

New unit pools data from cars to warn of congested roads

(Newser) - You may soon be able to evade a traffic jam with a little help from your fellow driver, the Washington Post reports. California start-up Dash Navigation is launching a GPS device that collects speed and location data from vehicles, then uses the information to figure out which roads are congested... More »

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