Microsoft axes 5,000 staff
Microsoft is slashing 5,000 jobs after it posted a profit of $4.17bn, or 47 cent per share, in its second quarter earnings report, undershooting Wall Street expectations.(The Register)
I think we are reaching the “then you win” phase“. 😀
[Update]: Two articles to think.
- Five Cheap (or Free) Software Programs You Can Afford During a Financial Crisis
- Will the Financial Crisis Boost Open Source?