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Its officially, 27 laid off in WCC

27 people were let go from WCC, affected people have recieved their letters. Last day is 30th March. Severance is one month of pay for every year completed with Broadcom.

Layoffs in WCC

Today a bunch of people were let go in WCC Bay Area and San Diego including a person I was working with very closely. I don’t know the exact numbers or the percentage. But it came to me as a shock because WCC is very lean and actually understaffed... read more

Question on Stock Options (I've been laid off)

Just been laid off and told I have to sell my old Avago Stock Options within 90 days. My ESPP and RSUs do not have these restrictions. I doubled checked and my options are NSOs instead of ISO. Am I really still bound to the 90-day window?

White Box Transponders Are Coming

This may be a big thing for BCOM - we'll see what happens: The engineer was suggesting building the telecom industry's first "white box" transponder, made with off-the-shelf parts such as chips from Broadcom and Acacia Communications, optical... read more

Beware of layoffs with the Qualcomm acquisition

How many divisions will have to be sold off to complete the proposed QCOM acquisition? Will it be layoffs or divisions sold off to other companies? Will there be layoffs to pay the principal and interest on the $100B borrowed to buy QCOM?

January 19 layoffs at Broadcom

For those wondering when the next layoff round will start, more than 300 people will be laid off by Broadcom starting January 19. All those affected have already been notified... read more

Visa Fraud in California

Fremont woman gets four years in prison for visa fraud Joseph Geha PUBLISHED: December 5, 2017 at 7:14 pm | UPDATED: December 6, 2017 at 5:20 am Categories:California News, Community News, Crime & Courts, Latest Headlines, News A Fremont woman has... read more

This week's layoffs at Broadcom

Several people have been let go in my area in the past two days. This really came out of nowhere, usually there is at least some chatter beforehand, but this time no. Talk about a shock to poor people who were laid off. Anybody knows if there will be... read more

Broadcom severance?

Did Avago give a severance package to Broadcom employees when they laid them off? If so, what was the package?

A post from QCOM site:

Class action against QC for unfair practices, please join. We are working on an class action suit against QC for unfair hiring practices, they have constantly hiring and promoting Indian folks only. Please email me at:

Broadcom looking to acquire qcomm next? Wtf?

Bloomberg reports say Broadcom seems to be in talks to acquire Qualcomm next. Hock at it again?

I got axed in this purge

It was 15+ years ago and it still hurts - I hope you guys are doing well.

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