Jul 17th 2014
Tech News Today 1051
Microsoft's Pink Slip of Death
Hosted by Mike Elgan
Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts.
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Guests: Elise HuHosts: Mike Elgan and Elise Hu Microsoft announces significant layoffs, iTunes Pass let's you ditch physical gift cards, Google adds support for gift cards to Google Wallet, and more. Guests: Mary Jo Foley, Roger Cheng, Alex Heath and Jon Fingas. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/tnt. Submit and vote on story coverage at technewstoday.reddit.com. Check out the full show notes for today's episode. We invite you to read, add to, and amend the wiki entry for this episode at wiki.twit.tv. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time: 42:37
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