Under Mr. Nadella, Microsoft has made that transition to cloud software delivery, and its personal computer software business is no longer considered an engine of growth.
Microsoft today announced it is dumping 3,000 workers. Rumors of these Microsoft jobs being at risk had been around for quite a while and Microsoft has finally confirmed them today. It allows companies to do everything from hosting websites and email to streaming favorite videos and delivering on-demand software.
Sales and marketing jobs in the future will often require more technical and industry-specific knowledge than before, Mr. Shaw said. Microsoft typically announces job cuts at the beginning of its fiscal year; its 2016 fiscal year ended on Friday.
Microsoft's change in strategy had a ripple effect on its sales, prompting a move from on-site support to telephone support, says long-time Microsoft analyst Jack Gold. Last July, Microsoft said it would cut 2850 positions.
Plane Crash on California Freeway Injures 2 Passengers
Tina Foster had just left nearby John Wayne Airport when she heard a loud boom, which she initially thought was a vehicle crash. They show the plane in flames, emergency teams rushing to the scene, and the plane's passengers after they were evacuated.
'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low
It will now be up to newly installed Paramount chairman-CEO Jim Gianopulos to decide the fate of any chapters beyond the spinoff. Last Knight took in an estimated $196.2M this weekend from overseas markets led by China's terrific $123.4M over three days.
South Africa completes rout of West Indies
Although Kapp was unable to get a third scalp for the hat-trick, she clean-bowled Deandra Ditton for a duck in the same over. The tail was wiped out by skipper, Dane van Niekerk, whose leg-spin proved hard to get away.
U.S. nightclub shooting: 25 people wounded
No one has been taken into custody in connection with the melee, but the club has had its license revoked and will be shut down . Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said Little Rock was experiencing an "intensifying crime problem" which had to be curbed.