The Information reports that Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) has begun terminating workers around the country, including some in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The news source reported that although the precise number of layoffs is unknown, it would also affect workers in Canada, India, and other regions of Europe.
It’s anticipated that there will be layoffs in the next weeks and months.
According to news reports from previous weeks, Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) was mulling “thousands” of layoffs and might save up to $1 billion in costs.
In midday trading, Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) shares decreased slightly less than 0.5 percent to $77.50.
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) has yet to comment on the matter.
According to recent reports, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has contacted Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) and Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) in an effort to get them to talk the US government into distributing its contracts more widely to challenge Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) hegemony in the cloud computing market.
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