Update: Microsoft officially announces 7,800 layoffs function in mobile sector




Update: Microsoft announced a short while ago officially announced plans for restructuring the sector of smart phones for her to focus more on resources and harmonization. The company also announced the layoffs of up to 7,800 jobs, primarily in long phone sector employees.

Microsoft Corp. plans to later in the day Wednesday announced a new round of layoffs that could affect its business in the sectors of devices and smart phones, as well as other parts of the company, according to a press report.

The New York Times, citing people familiar with Microsoft’s plans, speaking on condition of anonymity, that the personnel to be demobilized in the new round is those who a year ago the company announced its intention to demobilize, and who numbered 18,000 employees.

The newspaper the number of employees who have Microsoft intends to demobilized in the new round report did not specify, but noted that the total amount of its employees around the world by March / March last for 118,000 employees.

It is believed that this step comes to compensate for the loss of some areas of the company that was the work of its chief executive, Satya Nadela, has warned in an e-mail to staff late June last, they are not doing well.

Microsoft had announced in July 2014 for the largest demobilization process in its history, it affected 18,000 employees, or about 14% of its workforce, in an effort to focus on the sectors of cloud computing, software and smart devices.


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