Oppo, a major Chinese smartphone brand that competes with Apple and Samsung globally, is cutting around 20% of its staff in key software and device teams, Bloomberg reported. The job cuts come after Oppo recently merged its operations with its affiliate OnePlus in a move that created redundant positions. Oppo also is trying to cut costs and streamline its operations after expanding its...
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