Google announces job cuts in news division

The downsizing comes at a crucial time when digital platforms are under pressure to provide accurate information during global conflicts

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Google announces job cuts in news division

Google's news division has become the latest target of layoffs in what seems like a year of continuous downsizing for the tech giant.

According to a report by CNBC, an estimated 40 to 45 roles are set to be cut from the Google News division, as disclosed by an Alphabet Workers Union spokesperson. Google News, a platform that a...

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