Google’s Treasured AI Unit Gets Swept Up in 12,000 Job Cuts

(Bloomberg) — Alphabet Inc. is reorganizing its treasured artificial intelligence unit as part of the company’s sweeping job cuts announced on Friday, according to an internal memo.

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Jeff Dean, the executive who leads Google’s artificial intelligence and research efforts, said that apart from a “modest number” of reductions across the research unit, the company had determined it was over-invested in its data platform for care teams, called Google for…

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