That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is a team that has long been the backbone of the success Redmond has achieved, and a reorg here will significantly...

Big changes ahead? You can bet the farmhouse on that! Terry Myerson, the Windows chief, has departed Microsoft. After having spent no less than 21 years at the company, no less. Not only did Redmond confirm this news yesterday, but Terry himself published a goodbye letter on LinkedIn, talking about the time he spent...

The exodus continues. Microsoft has parted ways with several key employees in the past couple of years, and the head of the Internet Explorer development team is the newest name in this list. Dean Hachamovitch has had a significant contribution in the launch of the company’s flagship web browsers, but he is now...

It may seem all serene on the outside for Intel, what the with chip giant coming off of another record breaking financial quarter. Inside, though, things are different. The company is still to make a name for itself on the mobile front — save for Windows tablets. Its Android endeavors are going nowhere, while it is...

Everyone has a breaking point, I guess. Microsoft employees usually have an easygoing attitude with whatever top level changes the company goes through. Usually. But it appears that their feelings are mixed regarding the ongoing reorganization. Former CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the companywide restructuring process,...

Some 3,000 more Microsoft employees have left the building today. Or rather, buildings. The company conducted its third round of job cuts as part of its reorganization process. This has been confirmed by regular Microsoft watcher, Mary Jo Foley, and it appears that support staff is the one most impacted with this...

Downsizing your company by 18,000 in one stretch does not mean you cannot hire new faces, and Microsoft has just added a high-profile executive from Qualcomm. Peggy Johnson is a top executive at the chip maker, in fact, the highest ranking female executive within the company — having spent 24 years at Qualcomm. She...

It was about time someone shot it straight. While Steve Ballmer’s reign had its fair share of ups, the way the former Microsoft CEO conducted business during his final few years, left a lot to be desired. He was at the helm when the company initiated the reorganization process, and although it is still going on,...

Boy, Microsoft sure is trigger happy today! We have a few more causalities of the reorganization and job cuts that the software titan announce earlier in the day. Entertainment causalities, this time, by the way. Nokia’s popular MixRadio music streaming service has been deemed excessive, and the company is currently...

The more news that is coming up about this latest reorganization at Microsoft, the more it is becoming clear that these changes are as much about streamlining, as they are about consolidation. Redmond is not just cutting jobs, it is also reforming development and marketing of products, and at the same time changing...