Science — July 26, 2018 at 7:45 am

Sony Pictures Geared To Slash Headcounts

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Sony Pictures is supposedly aiming to cut 5% of its labor force. As per a media report, the firm declared this through an internal memo witnessed by several news organizations.

The firm is supposedly slashing jobs in its worldwide distribution and marketing groups. As per the report, mentioning the memo, the firm’s domestic and international groups will be merged into single teams, resulting in the loss of almost 25 jobs from a workforce of 550, claimed a source who is well known with the issue and asked not to be named since the information-insensitive.

Distribution and marketing head at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Josh Greenstein, claimed in the memo, “The reorganization will assist our department better mirror the realities of how films are introduced these days, and develop the connective tissue required externally and internally to be efficient and effective.”

The studio is consequently claimed to be removing positions in strategy, research, media, publicity, distribution & consumer groups, and operations. The report also spoke about the increasing requirement for Hollywood studios to be more competent with the up-and-coming forms of entertainment such as video-streaming offerings.

Speaking of Sony, the electric behemoth recently has unveiled its newest handset Xperia XA2 Plus in London. The handset is the heir to Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia XA2 that were declared in January 2018.

Xperia XA2 Plus is anticipated to be a mid-range handset. According to the blog, Xperia XA2 Plus will have two different versions such as 6 GB RAM couple with 64 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory.

The handset is fueled by Snapdragon 630 chip by Qualcomm. It has a full HD + 6-inch screen with 18:9 of aspect ratio. Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 coating to improve the durability of the screen.

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