Patch may no longer be part of the AOL group, having been sold to Hale Global earlier this year, but it seems old habits die hard as more employees were given their cards via conference call.
Remember when we told you that AOL CEO, Tim Armstrong, fired an employee during a conference call to over 1,000 other AOL staff? Well a CNN reporter quizzed him on whether he feels the decision was justified – and he said that it was!
After seeing a recent tumble in its share price, Microsoft has announced a share buyback scheme worth $40billion and will raise shareholder dividend payments by 22%.
The announcement comes shortly after it saw its share price drop by 5% following its acquisition of Nokia’s phone business for $7billion and has seen the company’s stock rise by 1.4%.
After announcing its decision to acquire Nokia’s phone business for more than $7billion, Microsoft explained the reasons for the buy out and fielded questions via a conference call – and it seems that the whole thing left investors cold.
It may look like a Brasseye headline, but just days after missing a conference call with congress on the situation in Syria, US President Barack Obama made time to offer New Year’s greetings to the Jewish community in a conference call with almost 1,000 rabbis.