Re: Qualcomm deserve to lose out
yeah, and I suppose "all corporations are evil" [even the ones that are not].
A corporation is there to make money. And when they can't continue funding a particular project, what are they supposed to do, LOSE money? Of course, they 'cut costs'. A job is NOT an entitlement. It's an exchange of WORK for MONEY. And when there's no work, there's no money. That's just the way it is.
In other words: The BUSINESS WORLD is _NOT_ a FORNICATING WELFARE PROGRAM! And, I'm quite HAPPY with THAT fact!!!
Well I guess this means trying to apply for a contract position at Qualcomm will be out of the question for a while, and my friend that works there may be looking for work again.
This could also mean "business opportunity" with a bunch of competent engineers that will be looking for employment in the very near future. Keep in mind that Qualcomm's efforts are most likely in the world of ARM+Linux and having 1000 or so experienced engineers in THIS realm may lead to something VERY interesting.
[now, where can I find a VC willing to go with this...]