Finland's Jolla eyeing Nokia staff laid off by Microsoft
Finnish mobile company Jolla is interested in hiring Nokia employees, who have been laid off by Microsoft which has acquired the mobile manufacturer. “What comes to the Microsoft job cuts: majority of our employees have a Nokia background, and we are always interested in new talent,” Jolla Head of Communications Juhani Lassila told PTI in an email query in this regard. In July, Microsoft has announced slashing about 18,000 of its workforce over period of next year. This biggest job cut in history of Microsoft included about 12,500 employees of Nokia devices and services which it acquired for $7.2 billion in April this year. Some employees of Nokia devices, now Microsoft Devices Group, in India will also lose job as result of this announcement.
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