Google Cuts 1,058 Full-Time Jobs In Q3 As It Streamlines Motorola Mobility’s Workforce

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http://techcrunch.com – Google’s Q3 earnings leaked today, and among the reported stats was a noteworthy gap in full-time employees between its Q2 and Q3 results. At the end of June, Google had 54,604 full-time employees, thanks to a massive influx of 20,293 new Motorola Mobility staff. As of September 30, the company reports employing 53,546 people full-time, a difference of 1,058 jobs. The cuts came entirely out of the Motorola side of the business, as total employee numbers there slid from 20,293 to 17,428 between Q2 and Q3, a difference of 2,865. Employees of Google proper actually increased, from 34,311 to (IT news)