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Microsoft layoffs: Best and worst of times

It was the best of times and the worst of times in Redmond, Wash., Thursday.

Microsoft announced its latest round of layoffs at an otherwise high point for the company.

It appears to have successfully repositioned itself as a mobile-first, cloud...

Microsoft lays off 2,100 employees

Microsoft is notifying approximately 2,100 employees Thursday that they're being laid off in the second round of layoffs since the company announced in July that it would be cutting 18,000 jobs.

The cuts are spread across multiple business units ...