Microsoft to announce job cuts this week - report

Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years, as the software maker looks to slim down and integrate Nokia Oyj’s handset unit, according to reports.

15th July, 2014
Microsoft has significant operations in Ireland.

Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years, as the software maker looks to slim down and integrate Nokia Oyj’s handset unit, according to reports.

Microsoft has significant operations in Ireland, employing more than 1,200 people here.

The reductions - which may be unveiled as soon as this week - will probably be in areas such as Nokia and divisions of Microsoft that overlap with that business, as well as...

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