We All Know About Microsoft… A News Flashing around the World that Microsoft to cut 18000 Jobs Globally. Microsoft today announced that it’s cutting 18,000 jobs globally, the biggest round of layoffs in its history of Microsoft, as part of ongoing restructuring efforts. In a release, the company says that Nokia‘s Devices and Services business, which it acquired for $5 billion last year, will be most affected, with 12,500 “professional and factory positions” expected to go by the end of the year. In an email to employees, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explains that the company’s new strategy is designed to make it “more agile” moving forward, allowing teams to work more freely.
Nadella also hinted that Microsoft could end development of Nokia’s Android-powered X smartphones by shifting “select Nokia X product designs to become Lumia products running Windows.” As for the Xbox and Surface divisions, they’ll see “limited change,” as the company intends to continue building on plans it implemented earlier in the year. Nadella believes today’s cuts will go some way towards helping Microsoft realign itself, allowing it to pursue its goal of innovating both in mobile and the cloud.
Is it a Revolution going start in IT Jobs due to Microsoft?
This is a sorrow moment for people who been targeted for job cut by Microsoft and we all know Microsoft as giant in the IT Sector and this action may impact IT Industry in the Jobs arena and lot more employees will need look for new ventures. If we talking about Android OS – I would believe still it heads the Smartphone Market if compare with Windows Mobile OS. I would say this announcement may require a 2nd thought and there will be others ways to promote the Nokia Devices with OS which peoples do adapt most.
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