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Microsoft 2017 Layoffs Confirmed, 3,000 Jobs Cut from Sales Business

Microsoft 2017 layoffs will include 3,000 employees leaving from the sales and marketing business. The announcement comes as part of the company’s restructuring of sales towards the cloud.
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Microsoft Layoffs 2017: “Thousands” from Global Salesforce Expected to Lose Their Jobs

A new report suggests Microsoft will this week announce significant job cuts from its global salesforce as part of a reorganizational push towards the cloud.
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Report: Microsoft to Lay Off More MSN Editors in Favor of AI

Microsoft News is continuing to push towards automated story picking and more MSN editorial staff members are leaving the company.
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Microsoft Tweaks Sales and Support for New Fiscal Year

Microsoft has begun its now traditional yearly reorganization, this time with a focus on its sales and support businesses.

SXSW Lets a Third of Its Workforce Go after Coronavirus Cancellation

After the cancellation of its March event, SXSW has laid off approximately 58 employees, who didn't have advance warning of the news.

Microsoft Teams Ad Pressure Slack with NFL Playoff Spot

Microsoft Teams run an ad before the NFL Playoffs on Sunday and will also air in major European markets next month.

As Big Streamers Migrate to Mixer, Microsoft Is Reducing Its Subscription Price

Mixer subs are now priced competitively with its rival, Twitch, but streamers will still get the same percentage.

Streaming Giant Shroud Leaves Twitch for Microsoft’s Mixer

Microsoft has managed to win over prolific Twitch streamer Shroud, who peaked at over 78,000 viewers on Mixer after his announcement.
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Microsoft Will Reportedly Thin Out Windows Team After Redstone 5 Release

Once the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is in the wild, Microsoft will apparently thin out the Windows team, although layoffs are unlikely.
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Microsoft Continues Corporate Reorg as Experience and Devices Grows

Microsoft’s major corporate reshuffle continued today as the company disbanded the NeXT team and moved more departments under Experiences and Devices.

Microsoft Drafts Guru Annie Parker to Head Startup Business

Annie Parker, the co-founder of muru-D, and former CEO of Lighthouse and Fishburner has been named Microsoft’s global head of startups.
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Microsoft Jobs to be cut from Windows Devices Division

Minor Microsoft Jobs cuts have been confirmed by the company, affecting executive positions from several global regions.

Hundreds of Thousands of Snapchat Spectacles Have Been Left Unsold

Snapchat Spectacles may have sold over 150,000 units, but a recent report suggests that hundreds of thousands more are sitting in warehouses in China. The information follows unrelated layoffs at the company.

Microsoft: Our Halo TV Series Is Still in Active Development

Steven Spielberg remains the lead creative partner for the upcoming Halo TV show which is supposed to broadcast in the United States on Showtime.
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Microsoft Shuttering Surface Hub Plant at Cost of 124 Jobs

Just weeks after cutting thousands of sales positions, Microsoft says it will cut 124 jobs from its Surface Hub plant in the U.S. However, the company says the device will continue to be made.
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Microsoft Informs Employees of Large Sales Re-Organization following Layoff Rumors

Microsoft has confirmed a restructure of its sales and marketing organization via internal memos to employees. There is yet to be an official mention of layoffs.
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Microsoft Is Helping Their Ex-Nokia Employees Find Jobs through Polku

The Finnish Nokia division lost 3,350 jobs over the past two years, but thanks to Microsoft's Polku scheme almost half have found new employment.
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Microsoft Is Supporting the Rio Olympics with Bing, Cortana and Azure

The company will be providing predictions and schedules, through Bing and Cortana, Azure cloud streaming, and Outlook calendar additions.
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Microsoft Laying off Another 2,850 Employees in Phone Hardware and Sales

The layoffs continue the company's aggressive restructuring of their mobile phone business and are expected to be completed by the 2017 fiscal year.
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Microsoft Lays off Entire Microsoft Press Editorial Team

The team has been responsible for publishing technology and software guides for Microsoft since 1984 and offered technical aid to a wide range of users. The reason for the change has been cited once more as adapting business needs.