Google lays off hundreds of jobs in assistant devices, services team to reduce expenses
Google is laying off hundreds of people working on its voice-activated Google Assistant software and eliminating roles in the Devices and Services team. Read further on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: Google has said that the company is laying off hundreds of people working on its voice-activated Google Assistant software and is eliminating a similar number of roles in the company's Devices and Services team, Reuters has reported.
The affected workers are those working on the voice-based Google Assistant and at the hardware team. Workers in the company’s central engineering organization were also hit by the cuts, the company said, according to Bloomberg.
A few hundred roles are being eliminated in the company's Devices and Services team, with the majority in the 1P AR hardware team, the company said, confirming a report by tech media website 9to5Google, which first reported the reorganization. (Agencies)