Friday, 23 June 2017

Google to cut 4,000 Motorola jobs

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 13 August 12

20% of staff headed for the exit, third of offices to close as Google seeks to narrow smartphone maker's focus.

Google plans to cut 4,000 Motorola Mobility jobs – approximately 20% of the workforce – as part of a dramatic overhaul of the smartphone maker, it emerged at the weekend. According to an SEC filing, two-thirds of the total redundancies will affect employees outside the U.S. The plans will also see Google close around a third of Motorola's 90 offices. A report by the New York Times said that the company will pull back from India and focus R&amp…

Google plans to cut 4,000 Motorola Mobility jobs – approximately 20% of the workforce – as part of a dramatic overhaul of the smartphone maker, it emerged at the weekend. According to an SEC filing, two-thirds of the total redundancies will affect employees outside the U.S. The plans will also see Google close around a third of Motorola's 90 offices. A report by the New York Times said that the company will pull back from India and focus R&amp…

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