Qualcomm lays off 269 employees in North Carolina and California
Qualcomm’s struggling data center business was hit another massive blow as the company laid off hundreds. The news, first revealed by
The chipmaker laid off 269 employees in all, including 144 in Raleigh, North Carolina, where its data center business is located, and an additional 125 in San Diego, the company’s hometown. This is the latest in a number of cost-cutting moves made by the company this year. In April, it slashed north of
The news comes at the tail end of what ought to have been a celebratory week, as the chipmaker unveiled its 2019 roadmap — including the
These latest layoffs follow an announcement in June that the company intended to
With a reported ~50 or so employees currently left in the Research Triangle location, however, Quacomm’s prospects appear to have dimmed considerably.