Last month, Microsoft announced an organization reorganization, which saw former Nokia boss Stephen Elop leave. But the restructuring is far from over, and according to NY Times, the Redmond-based company is planning on announcing another round of layoffs. Also Read - Xbox Series X restock in India possible by early August, no news on Series SAlso Read - Xbox Game Pass: List of games coming to consoles in July, big games releasing next month
The publication claims that the forthcoming announcement is in addition to the roughly 18,000 employees that Microsoft said it planned to let go a year ago, according to people briefed on the plans. The new job cuts are expected to affect people in Microsoft s hardware group, among other parts of the company, including the struggling smartphone business that it acquired from Nokia last year in a $7.2 billion deal. Also Read - Top 5 Minecraft Mobile seeds to build a world and where to find them
Speaking of layoffs, Microsoft announced a huge round of layoffs that saw a whopping 18,000 employees let go. The majority of them were from Nokia that was acquired by the company. Last month in yet another organization restructuring, Stephen Elop left the company alongside executives Eric Rudder, and Kirill Tatarinov.
Since taking over from Ballmer, Microsoft under Nadella has been in a transitional phase. The company has focused on its strong points that include software and cloud. Now, it is gearing up to launch Windows 10 on July 29, and many users will be able to upgrade their PCs for free. In a letter to his employees, Nadella had written, We have approached Windows 10 with a growth mindset and obsession for our customers, he writes. We aspire to move people from needing Windows to choosing Windows to loving Windows.