UPDATE: 115 new total (SpotRunner to lay off up to 75 this week)

04 Nov 2008

UPDATE: layoffs at Spot Runner are now up to 115, not 75 as the company reported earlier this week.The cuts now represent about 30 percent of the company's total headcount. Most will be from Spot Runner's local-search advertising business, which came out of the Weblistic back in March.


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Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.