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Microsoft Lays Off 18,000 Workers


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azasadny

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#2
Whenever a company (in this case, Microsoft) buys another company (in this case, Nokia), many people lose their jobs.....
 

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edmscan

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Probably a good thing .. they need to relearn how to do the fundamentals. They cannot write a good piece of software if their lives depended on it. Honestly .. they are not that good at it anymore.

Ask me about Office sometime. Worst install / uninstall I have ever seen from any software in over 20 years.
 

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I hope they get rid of Elop. He ran Nokia in the ground and now after he moved a lot of them to MS he says goodby to 12,500 of his previous employees. What a douche bag.

Jim :cool:
 

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XweAponX

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That sucks!
 

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