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Software firm Microsoft Corp cuts 800 more jobs

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it is cutting a further 800 jobs across its operations, on top of 5,000 jobs already eliminated under a plan to reduce costs that was announced in January. A spokesman for the world’s largest software ... Read More »

Microsoft Corp escapes fine of $358 mn

A US court of appeals overturned a $358 million damages award against software maker Microsoft Corp in a long-running patent dispute with French telecoms equipment firm Alcatel-Lucent. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which handles many ... Read More »

Google’s Gmail crashes again

Google Inc’s Gmail service was knocked offline on Tuesday in an outage that the company said affected a “majority” of its millions of email users, including consumers who get Gmail for free and businesses that pay for a version for ... Read More »

US companies expect H-1B visa meltdown

The annual flood of applications for visas for highly skilled workers is expected to ease this year, though companies say they will still push to eliminate a cap on the number awarded by the government. Immigration officials have been overwhelmed ... Read More »

Microsoft Corp wants fewer H-1B visas

Microsoft Corp has filed substantially fewer applications for specialty visas for next year as the weak economy depletes its need for workers, a top company official said. Speaking on the first day the federal government starts taking applications for so-called ... Read More »