With Layoffs At Japanese Gaming Giant GREE’s SF Offices, Internal Memo Reveals Plans For Scaling Back To Tokyo

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http://techcrunch.com – Here’s some more background on the GREE layoffs. The $3.9 billion Japanese mobile gaming company announced a restructuring yesterday that will move much of the platform team back to its headquarters in Tokyo from San Francisco. It’s also consolidating a couple of teams in the U.S. to focus on publishing and partnerships for third-party developers and growth and revenue for first-party games. GREE didn’t provide much more than a brief statement yesterday acknowledging the redundancies, and we had been hearing from sources that there were more than 30 layoffs [Update: the compa (IT news)