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January 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Report: Microsoft restructuring marketing operations, may include job cuts

Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is planning to restructure its marketing operations, which may mean hundreds of job cuts.

Bloomberg, which cited people familiar with the matter, said the plans could change but that “initial steps could be announced within the next 30 days.”

The changes are intended to eliminate overlaps in job responsibilities and to help the company respond more competitively to tech companies like Apple and Google, according to the Bloomberg report.

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