Xiaomi employees have corroborated the layoff rumors, criticizing the company's compensation strategy as a tactless way to avoid paying annual bonuses.
Blizzard China responds to layoffs: it is part of a global personnel adjustment, and restoring the operation of Blizzard games in China is currently one of the main priorities.
In response to online rumors that Bilibili will lay off all game development staff, Bilibili stated: 'The related information is not true; only some projects have been adjusted.'
JD.com has no plans for widespread layoffs and is, in fact, continuing to recruit new employees, said an anonymous insider from the company, adding that the total workforce at JD.com presently stands at 590,000.
On December 6th, Ximalaya denies recent plans to carry out a company-wide layoff of approximately 30%.
ByteDance's gaming subsidiary, Nuverse, is said to initiate a large-scale layoff starting from Monday.
On November 21st, according to industry insiders, Mooresilicon, a chip design joint venture under TCL Technology, has been 'dissolved'.
Affected by global macroeconomic factors, UK GPU chip design technology company Imagination plans to lay off 20% of its workforce worldwide.
On August 28th, recently, multiple current and former employees of SenseTime confirmed that the company is undergoing another round of layoffs, involving some departments, with a requirement for some to leave within one week.
On May 25th, Alibaba Group refuted recent rumors of large-scale layoffs. In an official announcement on social media, the company stated that it plans to hire 15,000 new employees in 2023 across its six business units, with over 3,000 of these positions designated for new graduates.
On May 14th, reports surfaced that Xiaomi's Wuhan headquarters had laid off 90% of employees over the age of 35. However, Wang Hua, General Manager of Xiaomi's Public Relations Department denied these reports.
On May 12th, OPPO announced that in the face of global economic uncertainty and an uncertain mobile phone market, after careful consideration, the company has decided to terminate its ZEKU business.
In response to layoff rumors, on May 10, Ford China stated to the Chinese media that "China is a crucial market for Ford. We remain committed to promoting sustainable development in our business operations in China.
On March 2, Huang Yimeng, founder of XD Inc., revealed on social media that there were game companies that had cut their outsourcing concept artists team. He wrote, "AI has actually begun to affect many people's jobs."
On March 29th, informed sources reported that Hulu, the streaming giant owned by Disney, will lay off over 90% of its staff in Beijing.
Gaming smartphones are having a hard time at present. Lenovo's smartphone brand Legion is reported to be completely abolished.
Marvell, a US-based chip designer, has reportedly decided to dissolve all of its Chinese research and development (R&D) teams. Marvell had already undergone significant layoffs in China in October of last year.
Tencent's highest front-end developer, Stone Hang, who had been with the company since 2005, was unexpectedly fired this January at the age of 47. The news, which was first reported on Xiaohongshu, a popular life-sharing platform in China, surprised many netizens.
Recently, rumors about layoffs in Google's China division caused some concern. This round of layoffs is mainly hitting senior positions and high-paying employees in an effort to reset the salary standard and reduce operating costs while improving overall work efficiency.
ZTE, a Chinese technology company that specializes in telecommunications, has reportedly started a round of layoffs involving its wireless research institutes, terminals and other departments.