Elon Musk’s Twitter: Everything you need to know, from layoffs to verification

Welcome to Elon Musk’s Twitter, where the rules are made up and the check marks don’t matter. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO first announced his bid to buy Twitter in April 2022, zealously driven to rid

A comprehensive list of 2023 tech layoffs

Last year’s techwide reckoning continues. In 2023, layoffs have yet again cost tens of thousands of tech workers their jobs; this time, the workforce reductions have been driven by the biggest names

Meta conducts yet another round of layoffs

Meta is waging its latest round of layoffs on Wednesday, estimated to impact about 6,000 people. These cuts are part of the company’s so-called “Year of Efficiency,” in which Meta is

SoundCloud lays off 8% of staff as it aims to reach profitability this year

Music streaming platform SoundCloud has laid off 8% of its staff according to multiple reports. The fresh round of job cuts comes after the company laid off 20% of its employees last August. In a memo

Reliance JioMart cuts 1,000 jobs and to eliminate thousands more, report says

JioMart, Reliance Retail’s online shopping platform, has laid off over 1,000 employees and plans to cut as many as 9,900 more roles over the coming weeks, according to a report, as the Indian re

Consulting firm Krebs Stamos Group lays off six employees

A consulting firm founded and run by two well-known cybersecurity veterans laid off six people last week, TechCrunch has learned. Krebs Stamos Group was founded in 2021 by former Facebook chief securi

TuSimple to lay off 30% of workforce, keep China business

TuSimple, the once high-flying autonomous trucks company that went public in 2021, is restructuring and laying off about 30% of its global workforce as it works to preserve cash and stay in business.

A comprehensive list of 2023 tech layoffs

Last year’s techwide reckoning continues. In 2023, layoffs have yet again cost tens of thousands of tech workers their jobs; this time, the workforce reductions have been driven by the biggest names

An open letter to tech workers about careers in public service

Tech workers who have been laid off possess a lot of highly skilled talent that's poised to take steps in new directions.

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro to lay off 30% of workforce

Autonomous delivery robot startup Nuro will lay off 30%, or about 340 employees, across the company as part of a restructuring meant to extend its capital runway, according to the company. Earlier thi

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro to restructure, pause commercial expansion

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is in the midst of a restructuring that will result in layoffs and shift resources away from commercial operations and toward R&D. This is the second time in less

LinkedIn cuts 716 jobs as it phases out its China app

LinkedIn is cutting 716 jobs and will begin phasing out its local jobs app in China. In a letter today, LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky said the decision to shutter the standalone China app, called InCare

RapidAPI headcount down 82% from fresh layoffs less than two weeks after cutting 50% of staff

Rapid (previously known as RapidAPI), a startup that built out an API marketplace valued at $1 billion last year, has laid off another 70 employees less than two weeks after letting go of 50% of its s

India’s Meesho cuts 251 jobs to ‘accelerate timeline to profitability’

Meesho cut 15% of its workforce, or 251 roles, on Friday as the Indian social commerce startup pares its expenses to improve its financial health and confront the “economic reality.” This

How Shopify bungled its latest layoffs and made employees feel like NPCs

Shopify laid off 20% of its global workforce today — its second sizeable employee culling after a reduction of 10% announced last July. This latest downsizing also includes the wholesale divestment

Shopify to reduce workforce by 20%, sells logistics business to Flexport for 13% equity

Shopify revealed today that it’s laying off 20% of its workforce, impacting more than 2,000 people, and is selling its logistics business to Flexport for roughly 13% in stock. The news comes som

Bishop Fox lays off employees days after throwing conference party

Cybersecurity firm Bishop Fox laid off around 50 employees — or 13% of its workforce — on Tuesday, the company told TechCrunch. The layoffs come just a few days after the company threw a party at

Neato Robotics is being shut down after 18 years

In many meaningful ways, the robot vacuum has been a true success story. The category is broadly considered to be the first mainstream home robot — and 21 years after the first Roomba went on sa

Clubhouse needs to fix things, and today it cut more than half of staff

Clubhouse, a once skyrocketing social audio app built by Paul Davison and Rohan Seth, has laid off more than half of its staff. The startup’s co-founders made the decision in response to customer ha

Chief, a professional network for women leaders, cuts staff amid restructuring effort

Chief, a professional network designed for women in leadership, has cut 14% of staff, or 43 jobs today, saying in an email seen by TechCrunch that the move is a response to the economy and that the ou
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