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Tuesday September 16, 2014

Round 2 Of Microsoft Layoffs Coming September 18th

Another round of layoffs starts this Thursday because, you know, buying Minecraft wasn't cheap.

Microsoft officials said in July that the company would be realigning its worldwide workforce by cutting 18,000 jobs, with 12,500 of those cuts coming from employees Microsoft acquired as part of its acquisition of Nokia's handset and services business. Microsoft officials said the layoffs would happen over the course of several waves. Microsoft officials said 1,351 of the first round of employees cut would be based in the Redmond area.