Feeling revenue squeeze, Mozilla lays off 70

By January 21, 2020 Newsletters

Mozilla, maker of Firefox, last week laid off 70 employees, about 7% of its paid workforce, according to a report by TechCrunch.

“You may recall that we expected to be earning revenue in 2019 and 2020 from new subscription products as well as higher revenue from sources outside of search,” wrote Mozilla Foundation chairman Mitchell Baker, in an internal memo acquired by TechCrunch. “This did not happen.”

Baker noted that the final lay-off tally “may be slightly larger” because of ongoing discussions in the U.K. and France. Mozilla employs more than 1,000 people, the organization said two months ago.

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