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Microsoft layoffs claims Robotics Research team over the weekend | Neowin

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22 September 2014



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Microsoft is in the middle of a massive restructuring right now, with around 18,000 employees being let go. And while most of those employees are redundant thanks to the Nokia purchase, it looks like the company is focusing on other divisions as well.

News came over the weekend that Microsoft has fired its robotics team, which was until now part of Microsoft Research. The company has yet to announce this publicly, they might not at all, but robotics team leader Ashley Feniello blogged and tweeted about this.

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