Boarding up the windows?
That'll reduce their Vista.
Microsoft is reportedly boarding up a number of its Seattle-based properties by not renewing the leases, and is postponing construction plans on a number of buildings to help cut costs. According to SeattlePI.com, when Microsoft reports its second quarter earnings on Thursday, the software giant will bring in a series of belt- …
<QUOTE>the Linux community is also tightening it's belt... For example Dwain has said he has decided not to redecorate his bedroom this year and Melvin has decided to wash only twice a year, down from last years high of four times.</QUOTE>
Ah Ha! That explains the desktop background picture in Ubuntu. Its a programmers bedroom wall and not a picture of a dirty protest in a prison, as I at first thought.
All the article does is confirm that Microsoft is letting attrition bring down the US employees as they build up their cheaper off shore labor pool. This way they can't say that they fired an American while they hired an Indian/Vietnamese/Brazilian/<insert your favorite Eastern European country> at a lower cost.
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