By Denny Jacob Inc. plans to lay off about 10,000 people in corporate and technology jobs starting as soon as this week, the New York Times reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

--The cuts will focus on Amazon's devices organization, including the voice-assistant Alexa, as well as its retail division and in human resources, the report said.

--The Wall Street Journal reported last Thursday that Chief Executive Andy Jassy is leading a cost-cutting review of the tech giant and that leadership is closely evaluating its Alexa business, which has more than 10,000 employees.

--Amazon didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from Dow Jones Newswires.


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November 14, 2022 11:53 ET (16:53 GMT)

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