BlackBerry Reportedly Laying Off 40 Percent Of Its Work Force By Year End

Posted on Sep 19 2013 - 10:12am by Editorial Staff


According to a report on Wall Street Journal, BlackBerry is reportedly preparing to lay off up to 40 percent of its employees by year’s end. The publication citing people familiar with the matter claims that the cut will result in impacting thousands of employees which are working in all the departments of the troubled mobile maker.

Over the report, company’s spokesperson told Journal that, “Organizational moves will continue to occur to ensure we have the right people in the right roles to drive new opportunities in mobile computing.” This isn’t bringing the things to light that BlackBerry is next on to be acquired soon as company’s board is searching for a potential buyer for the brand.

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