Microsoft to cut up to 5,000 jobs as earnings fall (AFP)

Visitors walk pass the Microsoft Corp. booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2009. US software giant Microsoft announced on Thursday that it was cutting up to 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months including 1,400 immediately due to a slowing economy and weak spending on technology.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Ethan Miller)AFP – US software giant Microsoft announced on Thursday it was cutting up to 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months as a slow economy and weak spending on technology sent quarterly profit sharply lower.

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