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Lenovo dismisses a lot of employees Motorola

Lenovo dismisses a lot of employees Motorola

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There will disappear again, hundreds of jobs at Motorola, a part of the smartphonetak of Lenovo.

In total, relieve the Chinese pc giant, less than 2 percent of its workforce, or up to 1,100 people. Runs the lion’s share in Motorola.

In a statement to ZDNet says the company that the layoffs are part of the “ongoing strategic integration between Lenovo and Motorola-smartphonehandel”.

Motorola has four turbulent years behind it, since Google, for the company in 2012 bought. Then, another 20,000 people at Motorola. Two years later, when Lenovo, the company took over, there were only 3.500 of to the new owner.

Head office

According to sources of Droid Life, there remain after the layoffs are still about 500 Motorola employees at Lenovo are working. A fired employee says that there are still more jobs to China disappear, already emphasized Lenovo itself that the headquarters of Motorola in Chicago located.

The brand name Motorola is already gone from the smartphone market. Lenovo brings devices under its own brand name, and under the combined name of ” Moto by Lenovo.

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