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Google tells hardware workers to find new roles

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Raising questions over its future plans in the hardware business, has reportedly told several employees in its and tablet division to find other roles at the company.

According to the Business Insider, the move is aimed at trimming Google's "Create" division which manufactures the Pixelbook and tablet, among other products.

Other hardware teams at develop Pixel smartphones, "Home" smart speakers and Wearables.

"According to one source, the Create hardware team had a abunch of stuff in the works' and that the cutting the number of hardware engineers and programme managers on the team will likely apare down the portfolio' of products," the report said on Wednesday.

The affected workers have been told to seek temporary roles within other or Alphabet teams.

A Google declined to comment on the development.

Google Pixelbook is a "Chromebook", running on Google's software and is only capable of using

Google's first Pixel device, the laptop, was announced in 2013.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 10:06 IST
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