Microsoft has announced another round of layoffs primarily in the acquired Nokia Phone business and has also wrote-off the acquisition worth $7.6 Billion. Microsoft will be taking $7.6 Billion impairment related to assets associated with the acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services (NDS) business and will layoff 7800 employees.
Jolla has expressed interest in hiring ex-Nokia employees laid-off by Microsoft in its infamous "Summer cleaning". Jolla's top management and most of the workforce have similar ex-Nokia background and it will be a really welcome move. "What comes to the Microsoft job cuts: majority of our employees have a Nokia background,
Good news for Microsoft here!! A recent IDC survey reveals that While iPhone and Blackberry just account for 25% of devices used by European government employees, Blackberry is on decline. Use of Android and Microsoft phone (Windows Phone) is on rise among Western European Government Employees. A recent survey by International