Amazon’s devices and cloud gaming teams appear to have faced the deepest cuts so far as in the company’s round of mass layoffs, while employees in other divisions are considering buyout offers and anxiously awaiting updates. Within Alexa, which is part of the devices team, engineers working on artificial intelligence and machine learning were laid off, according to LinkedIn posts – as were...
Amazon’s Layoffs Hit Obscure Alexa Teams and Gaming as Others Offered Buyouts
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