Microsoft Job Cuts Provoke Finnish Demands as Recession Drags On

Microsoft Job Cuts Provoke Finnish Demands as Recession Drags On

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Pedestrians pass an advertisement for Lumia 2520 tablets in the window of Nokia Oyj's flagship store in Helsinki. The sale of Nokia’s handset business, announced in September last year, sent shock waves through Finland, where the phones were a source of national pride and at one point were carried by 90 percent of Finns.