Marketing job cuts expected to hit Microsoft

January 12, 2012

Marketing job cuts expected to hit Microsoft On ZDNet,  reports on the cuts. “Among the rumors I’ve heard is both Windows Phone and the Server and Tools business will be re-org’d and possibly take some of the marketing headcount losses. At the end of last year, Microsoft announced a change in leadership in Windows Phone. And Robert Wahbe, the head of Server and Tools Marketing, is leaving the company in February, I reported earlier this week,” she writes. What’s your opinion?

Intermedia signs new CFO ahead of expected 2012 growth On Talkin’ Cloud, looks at the executive change. “Allen’s contribution to the executive team is going to be clutch in 2012, Intermedia noted, as the company aims to build on its already impressive momentum and snap up cloud technology and service providers in a series of acquisitions this year,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Google’s social search mash gets EPIC FAIL On The Register, Kelly Fiveash looks at privacy concerns. “The approach is arguably not dissimilar to that of Facebook, except that – until recently – Google has amassed its huge ad revenue from search result clicks and NOT from its failed attempts at doing social networking, such as the company’s well-documented, privacy-lite Buzz blunder,” Fiveash writes. What’s your opinion?

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