These layoffs are part of a plan to bring the company back to profitability after seeing a 35% drop in phone shipments from last year. No word where the cuts will come from, or who they will effect, which must mean a lot is getting done around the ol’ Sony Ericsson HQ today. Everyone knows that when layoffs are announced on a Friday, productivity skyrockets.
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