After the cuts, Microsoft said it will still have 2,500 employees at its Mountain View campus, not far from rival Google Inc .Microsoft is cutting 160 jobs in California on Thursday, and another 747 in the Seattle area, a spokesman said, as part of a total of 2,100 layoffs around the world. This is the second wave of cuts after it laid off 13,000 in July, which marked the start of Chief Executive Satya Nadella’s plan to lay off 18,000 people overall. That means 2,900 more layoffs coming over the next nine months or so. The cuts were spread over different countries and teams, the spokesman said. The last wave of cuts mostly affected the handset business of Nokia, which Microsoft bought earlier this year.
Source: Zee News