Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Jan 2009 15:37 UTC
Microsoft After much, much, much speculation, Microsoft let the cat out of the bag today: due to weak results, Microsoft is going to cut 5000 jobs. Those 5000 jobs will disappear over the course of 18 months, with 1400 jobs being cut immediately. Quarterly results, as well as the cost-cutting measures, were made known in a press release today.
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firing programers
by paul14213 on Thu 22nd Jan 2009 18:24 UTC
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How will microsoft enforce there none compete clause.

You cant stop a guy from making a living.

I know a few who been gotten rid of who were win nt 4.0 kernel programmers

One gentlemen was forced to take early retirement.

So microsoft cant stop him from earning a living.

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