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Analyst cuts estimates for Microsoft's earnings growth in 2013, saying PC makers have been slow to introduce devices and there's confusion in the market about the new OS.
A rumored round of job cuts could be the largest in the software giant's history, sources tell Bloomberg.
The 1,000 job cuts reportedly would occur in Nokia's home base of Finland, amid what could be a much larger round of layoffs.
Announcement of layoffs ranging between 5 percent and 10 percent expected this month when the company reports its fiscal quarter.
Microsoft says its newly acquired Nokia handset business is on track to hit breakeven by fiscal 2016. In the meantime, it's the proverbial work in progress as management looks to cut costs.
As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.
A majority of the job cuts will come from the recently acquired Nokia devices and services unit.
Mulally is staying through the end of 2014, says Edsel Ford, a company board director and great-grandson of company founder Henry Ford.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
In a recent research note, securities firm Nomura says it expects both Samsung and Apple to surpass Nokia as the world's leading smartphone makers.