DVR Venture Digeo Slashes Its Staff In Half

Spangler, Todd
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/21/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p15
The article reports on the mass lay-off at Digeo. The company laid-off 80 employees halting the development of its retail high-definition digital video recorders. These employees held positions that are not vital to product development. Meanwhile, Digeo's president and chief operating officer Greg Gudorf will assume the CEO role because CEO Mike Fidler will be leaving the company.


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