Zoom layoffs total 150 as video giant turns attention to 'critical' areas, including AI

Videoconferencing giant is cutting 150 jobs as it "rescopes" some roles with a focus on areas of future growth, including AI, sales and product in the latest round of 2024 tech layoffs

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Zoom layoffs total 150 as video giant turns attention to 'critical' areas, including AI

Zoom Video Communications is carrying out more job cuts. This time, the company is slashing around 150 roles, according to a report first published by Bloomberg on Thursday. The video conferenci...

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