Sony Ericsson dropping 2000 employees

Sony Ericsson dropping 2000 employees Engadget have just posted some rather sad news about Sony Ericsson. According to the story, 2000 employees are being let go, with 450 already dropped last year. The Research Triangle Park facility in North Carolina is set to close, with offices in Miami, Sweden and Chennai to follow.

Sony Ericsson have only just announced their first Android phone – the X10 – and the Windows Mobile powered X2 is currently in Vodafone stores.

Update – OK, it seems to be official now.

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