Microsoft Cuts 18,000 Jobs: What Nadella's Thinking

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July 17 (Bloomberg) -- Cory Johnson reports on what’s behind Microsoft’s job cuts. He speaks on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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I want to bring in cory johnson.

We have not really gone through too much of the nokia angle because it seems to thirds of the cuts will come from the division.

What does that tell you about this unit?

They talked about really big cuts for making $600 million they could take out of the business.

18,000 people are going to lose their jobs and that is a difficult thing for at least 18,000 families.

I know a lot of people who work at microsoft.

It bums me out a little bit.

One of the interesting things we talk about is a macro sense of what is going on at microsoft and the way the companies being changed.

He has been getting his stamp on things.

I met on that side of the organization.

The site has some beneficial and helpful direction and the ability to sell the things they want to sell and offer their customers what they want to offer.

Cloud base offering of old things.

It has been a successful effort to begin with the enterprise and reorganize the company around this cloud-based software to service offering in a way to sell it once that was microsoft windows and microsoft office.

Press how do you think shareholders will react to this?

Let's go much bigger and go macro.

When we talk about what is going on in our economy, microsoft is up against a lot of new competitors, companies like facebook, google.

These are companies that do not have the same size staff microsoft's traditional competitors have had.

The company's with much smaller employees and allow more revenue per employee.

Microsoft is up against that at

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