Sidewalk Labs, the Alphabet moonshot focused on urban innovation, has cut around half of its Toronto workforce.
The company recently abandoned plans to build a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto, resulting in around 20 employees being laid off.
“Sidewalk Labs remains committed to reimagining cities for the future and tackling big urban problems,” a spokesperson told Business Insider.
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Sidewalk Labs, the Alphabet moonshot company that dreamed of building a high-tech smart city, has laid off around half of the employees in its Toronto operation.
The cuts were first reported by Bloomberg and confirmed by a Sidewalk Labs spokesperson to Business Insider. About 20 people were laid off in the company’s Toronto office. Sidewalk Labs, a Google sister company, reportedly has around 150 employees in total.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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