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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Microsoft layoff details emerge
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>> | More details are emerging today about the Microsoft groups affected, and
>> | spared, in the company's latest round of job cuts. The company isn't
>> | going into detail, but blogs and forums are providing plenty of
>> | evidence. Layoffs are reported to have taken place in groups including
>> | MSN Direct, the Massive in-game advertising unit, and MSDN Magazine,
>> | among others.
> The analists have already indicated micoshfat needs to loose 50,000
> employeers. Those 50,000 may as well count lamp posts because the OS stuff
> they are writing is not competitive or needed and not as good as the much
> more competitive Linux which is undergoing mass adoption
> both in embedded, servers and now desktop at exponential rate.
> Google (a Linux company) is risen again to 75% size of micoshaft while
> micoshaft sinks.
It was Rob Cringely (Mark) who said 50,000. Analysts said 10,000 (to begin
~~ Best of wishes
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