Job cuts for Second Life team

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Second Life developer Linden Lab will reduce its workforce by thirty per cent, the company has announced.

The company has seen a notable drop in interest in its virtual world service – a trend not mentioned as the firm announced staff reductions.

"Today's announcement about our reorganization will help us make Second Life even simpler, more enjoyable, relevant and engaging for consumers starting with their first experience. It will also enable us to invest in bringing 3D to the web and will strengthen our profitability," said Linden Lab CEO Mark Kingdon.

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