TECH NEWS: Zynga laying off more than 500 employees and provides $ 80 million

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Zynga laying off more than 500 employees and provides $ 80 million

Zynga laying off more than 500 employees and provides $ 80 million



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Zynga began the process of demobilization of games for the employment rate of 18% of the total employees in the company or 520 people, in an attempt to cut costs and restructure the company and its troubled and moved towards the platform smart phones and portable devices.
This process will provide the company, which employs 2900 people amounts of up to $ 80 million.
The company will not only laid off employees only, but also will close its offices in New York and Los Angeles and Dallas, also in an attempt to reduce the costs of these offices at sings lay off more workers.
But Zynga still have a number of key offices in San Francisco, China, India and several small offices as business units in the United States in general.
Zynga and recognizes the global trend towards mobile platform and want to be an important part of the company were also social games on the platform desktop. And hence on the company to do all the necessary measures to achieve this transfer towards the podium phones.
This is not the first Zynga attempts to cut costs, as these attempts began by closing and stop the games that did not received the required success, especially on Google Plus social network.