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Singaporean superapp Grab has revealed it will lay off 1,000 staffers, or eleven percent of its workforce – and did it with an after-hours email. "We are informing you after office hours for as many of our locations as possible, so you have the space and time to process the news privately" states the email from Grab CEO …

  1. Little Mouse
    Big Brother

    "...and deepen our penetration of the masses"

    Finally - A mega-corp being honest about it's true intentions...

  2. IGotOut Silver badge

    Ahhh it's the new scapegoat...

    It's AI's fault!

    That's right, your delivery job has gone because people now eat AI, rather than food.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Will this reduce the amount of Grab cycle delivery drivers trying to run me over on the pavement in Clementi?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      No. If anything they will aim more accurately..

    2. shraap

      I hear you: 1cm away from getting taken out on a pedestrian crossing in Paya Lebar yesterday...

  4. Anonymous Cowpilot

    Redundancy by calendar invite

    When my previous employer (a small business) decided to close the (profitable) business down and use the money in its bank account to buy a villa in Marbella (after the brexit vote but before the laws changed) all 16 employees found out by receiving an outlook calendar invites for "Redundancy consultation #1", "Redundancy consultation #2", "Redundancy consultation #3". None of the invites had any text in the body, just the title.

  5. Red Or Zed

    "build our competitive moat for the longer term."

    Anyone who writes, says, or even thinks such utter nonsense should be fired into the sun, for the good of the planet.

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