When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced some 18,000 job cuts on Thursday, he noted in a memo to employees that most of them (between 12,000 and 13,000) would come from the former Nokia.
That leaves 5,000 cuts on the table, all of which have to come from various parts of Microsoft. When queried about targets, one Microsoft representative said they would come “across functions and geographies.” That could mean anyone and anything within the Microsoft sphere.
The reality, though, turned out to be somewhat more specific.
By Thursday afternoon, Xbox head Phil Spencer sent his team an internal memo (obtained by The Verge) that announced the shuttering of the still-new Xbox Entertainment StudiosRecode estimated that will be a cut of nearly 200 jobs, meaning that Microsoft will outsource all ...Read More