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Microsoft looking to reorganise its salesforce with thousands of layoffs

Microsoft looking to reorganise its salesforce with thousands of layoffs

Last July ( Microsoft's lay-offs are usually announced at the end of its fiscal year), it was announced the company would be cutting nearly 3000 jobs this year and this included 900 sales staff. Microsoft had also added to the payroll about 1,000 salespersons with specialties in selling Cloud-computing products, Althoff had earlier said .



Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 to begin sales in Korea on Friday

The Galaxy Note Fan Edition will sport a smaller 3 200mAh battery (the original handset had a 3 500mAh battery) as well as Samsung's personal assistant Bixby . The South Korean company will be selling only limited units of Galaxy Note FE. There is still no information on the availability of Galaxy Note FE in other markets.


GTA 5 gets new July 4th-themed content, Dawn Raid mode

GTA 5 gets new July 4th-themed content, Dawn Raid mode

Recently, some of these mod menus even added the ability to steal money from other players , which seems to have been the straw that broke the camel's back - cheating had been widespread in GTA Online for some time, but Rockstar only cracked down when it threatened to wreck the game's economy.


ISIS 'Using 100 Christians', Including Priest, as Human Shields in Philippines

ISIS 'Using 100 Christians', Including Priest, as Human Shields in Philippines

A civilian rescue worker, Abdul Azis Lomondot, told Reuters news agency there were body parts found on Wednesday, but there was "no proof of beheadings". The military has failed to fulfill its previous deadlines on putting an end to the war, citing several factors affecting its operations, such as the terrorists taking refuge in places of worship, which government forces can not bomb.


Groups urge leaving fireworks to the pros

Groups urge leaving fireworks to the pros

Dennis C. Revell, a spokesman for TNT Fireworks, a producer of state-legal "safe and sane" pyrotechnics that can be used in almost 300 communities across the Golden State, says readily available illegal fireworks "is a problem in virtually every community in the state - and it's getting worse".


Sporadic showers could bring thunderstorms, gusty winds, flooding

Sporadic showers could bring thunderstorms, gusty winds, flooding

Temperatures will reach the high 80s for much of the state and southern New Jersey is expected to top 90, the weather service says. Forget yesterday's news. Independence Day celebrations on Tuesday, however, will feature mostly sunny, clear conditions with a high near 75. Partly cloudy skies are forecast for the evening, with a mild low of 62 degrees.