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  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs

    Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs
    Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The downsizing is the largest in the Seattle-based company's...
  • Microsoft anunciaría miles de despidos el jueves

    Microsoft anunciaría miles de despidos el jueves
    Microsoft tiene previsto anunciar el jueves que recortará más de 6.000 empleos, según fuentes familiarizadas con el tema, mientras integra la unidad de teléfonos Nokia recientemente adquirida y se transforma en una compañía de software más afín a los...
  • Microsoft to slice 18,000 jobs in quest for meanness, leanness

    Microsoft to slice 18,000 jobs in quest for meanness, leanness
    Attempting to fend off a culture that dwelled too long on tradition and replace it with one far more aggressive, Microsoft Corp.’s chief executive announced sweeping layoffs on Thursday that will affect workers worldwide. Anlaysts were surprised...
  • Microsoft Slashing Up to 18,000 Jobs, Its Biggest Layoff Ever

    Microsoft said it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with the bulk of the cuts coming from its acquisition of mobile-devices maker Nokia. The technology giant said the layoffs -- representing about 14% of its workforce, the largest...
  • Region's housing market still sluggish

    Region's housing market still sluggish
    Lehigh Valley home sales dropped in June, indicating the market has not recovered from the year's slow start ... On Wednesday, workers at the PPL Center in center city Allentown started installing 8,641 very cushie seats with extra width for all the...
  • Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations

    Microsoft is shutting down the bulk of its Hollywood unit as part of a broader restructuring at the software giant that will result in 14,000 jobs being cut. Launched in 2012 with big expectations, Xbox Entertainment Studios will wind down operations in...
  • Microsoft to Curtail Original Series Programming for Xbox

    Microsoft is said to be reconsidering its strategy of developing original series for its Xbox platform. The tech giant made headlines Thursday with plans to layoff as many as 18,000 employees following its recent $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's...
  • 'Video Games' just plays at seriously examining the industry

    'Video Games' just plays at seriously examining the industry
    That video games — a technology-driven mix of art, commerce and competition — are here to stay is undisputed. It's now the biggest entertainment industry and an influential culture. So why does Jeremy Snead's "Video Games: The Movie," an...
  • 18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft

    18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft
    Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce. Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • World Cup Fever Boosts 'FIFA' Game Sales in June

    Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs" may have been the top selling video game in June, but Electronic Arts may have seen the biggest sales bump thanks to the World Cup. The company's "FIFA" soccer franchise ranked in the top 10 for the first time this year because...