Motorola Mobility, currently a subsidiary of Google, is giving the pink slip to more employees, as it plans on reducing its workforce by 10 percent on the short term. The mobile phone maker slashed its jobs count by 20 percent last year.
The new layoffs are part of the restructuring program that was announced last year, and involve sending home 10 percent of the company’s staff in countries such as the US, China and India, a recent article on The Wall Street Journal
The info reportedly comes from an internal email sent to Motorola’s employees, which claims that the company still has to make a series of cost reductions, given that it is not competitive on the market.
Although bought by Google in early 2012, the vendor still hasn’t launched devices under the new command, but continues to roll out smartphones from the old Motorola roadmap