Monday 21 August 2017

Adrian Weckler: The ultimate reason for redundancies lies in your pocket - smartphones now rule world of technology

'To know the ultimate reason for the job losses, just look in your pocket. HP doesn't have an iPhone in its stable'. Photo: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
'To know the ultimate reason for the job losses, just look in your pocket. HP doesn't have an iPhone in its stable'. Photo: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Adrian Weckler

Adrian Weckler

Time has caught up with HP. The company warned us late last year that it would be cutting up to 4,000 jobs from its global operations.

It looks like Ireland may not escape this unscathed.

To know the ultimate reason for the job losses, just look in your pocket. HP doesn't have an iPhone in its stable.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Don't Miss