CNET News Daily Podcast: Will Microsoft job cuts mean product cuts?

CNET News reporter Ina Fried talks about how, if at all, the 5,000 layoffs will affect the company's offerings.

Rumors of Microsoft layoffs bore out Thursday, as the company announced that it will cut 5,000 jobs because of weak financial results. CNET News reporter Ina Fried talks about how, if at all, the layoffs will affect the company's products.


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Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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