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Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs, over 6% of its global workforce

'Thank you for working so hard', says Google after cutting 12,000 jobs

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Google parent Alphabet Inc. said it will cut about 12,000 jobs, more than 6% of its global workforce, becoming the latest tech giant to retrench after years of abundant growth and hiring.
The cuts will affect jobs globally and across the entire company, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai told employees in an email on Friday, writing that he takes “full responsibility for the decisions that led us here.”

With the layoffs, Google joins a host of other tech giants that have drastically scaled back operations amid a faltering global economy and soaring inflation. Meta Platforms Inc., Twitter Inc. and

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First Published: Jan 20 2023 | 4:07 PM IST

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