S.F. video game company lays off 284
Jan. 17, 2023
Updated: Jan. 18, 2023 4:34 p.m.
Unity’s office in San Francisco, seen in April 2022.
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Video game engine maker Unity Software is
284 workers in its second round of cuts in seven months, the
Wall Street Journal reported.
The San Francisco company, which employs over 8,000 workers, previously cut 4% of its workforce last June. The cuts follow Unity’s $4.4 billion acquisition of tech firm IronSource, which created job redundancies.
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