#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/microsoft-open-source-e1428307137207.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-157618" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/microsoft-open-source-300x186.jpg" alt="microsoft-open-source" width="300" height="186" /></a>Software company Microsoft</strong> said today it will lay off seven percent of its workforce, and put 7,800 people onto the dole queue.</p>
<p>It also said it will write off $7.6 billion related to its acquisition of Nokia’s phone business last year, prompting serious questions – asked at the time – as to why it ever took over the unit in the first place.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/business/microsoft-confirms-massive-layoffs" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p>

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