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Alphabet cuts 12,000 jobs after pandemic hiring spree, refocuses on AI

Alphabet cuts 12,000 jobs after pandemic hiring spree, refocuses on AI

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is cutting around 12,000 jobs as it faces “a different economic reality”, it said in a memo, doubling down artificial intelligence (AI) and removing staff who support experimental projects. The job cuts affect 6% of its workforce and follow thousands of layoffs at tech giants …

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Wall Street ends lower after Target outlook and Micron bid cut

Wall Street ends lower after Target outlook and Micron bid cut

October retail sales rise more than expected Target’s bleak outlook weighs on retailers Micron supply cut triggers chip sell-off Indices down: Dow 0.12%, S&P 0.83%, Nasdaq 1.54% Nov 16 (Reuters) – Major Wall Street indexes ended lower on Wednesday as a gloomy outlook for Target sparked fresh concerns over retailers ahead of the crucial holiday …

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