To save $173.50 every week - Microsoft axes 55 people in India - Hindustan Times | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


To save $173.50 every week - Microsoft axes 55 people in India - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - Ruchi Hajela Software giant Microsoft trimmed down its India work-force [citing need to conserve cash in hard economic times].

“Due to a global realignment of our business priorities, about one percent of the net rolls across India are likely to be impacted. These adjustments reflect the necessary changes to ensure that the right resources are focused on the right priorities,” Microsoft India said in a statement.

[That's a MicroSoft Balmerism for the accountant's truth that the move will save MicroSoft a whopping $173.50 every week due to having laid off 55 Indian programmers who work 18 hour days writing code for MicroSoft because it's "[...] a lot cheaper than hiring American kids that can actually produce something that works and computer users want."]

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