However, I think it is possible to reverse this trend. Let's not forget many small and medium-sized businesses that don't have large IT departments are looking for well-integrated solutions designed for use with Microsoft's cloud services. And many executive types want a polished, business-focused solution they can rely on (remember BlackBerry?). Not to mention various vertical market applications for Android for use in the field, healthcare, and other industries such as shipping and transportation, to name a few. … [Read more...] about Microsoft can fix the toxic Android hellstew, but it needs a partner: Samsung, LG, ZTE or Huawei?
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About 12,500 of the 30,000 or so employees that Microsoft inherited when it acquired Nokia will be let go over the next year. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the vast majority of employees whose jobs will be eliminated will be notified over the next six months. Compromised positions include both professional and factory workers, Nadella noted. … [Read more...] about Microsoft to shed 18,000 jobs in order to become more agile and move faster
The move is expected to result in Microsoft incurring pre-tax charges of $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion over the next four quarters, including $750 million to $800 million for severance and related benefit costs, and $350 million to $800 million of asset-related charges. The company expects the layoff process to be substantially complete by year end, and fully completed by June 30, 2015. … [Read more...] about Microsoft to lay off another 2,100 employees today
Nokia is, however, keeping hold of two factories. Nokia will operate its 7,500-person factory in Chennai, India, on Microsoft's behalf. The Finnish firm is involved in a tax dispute with the Indian government centered around the plant, and Indian authorities have blocked its transfer until the dispute is resolved. Microsoft announced earlier in the week that it would not take ownership of Nokia's South Korean factory. … [Read more...] about Microsoft is now a phone company, as Nokia deal closes
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