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Microsoft says it’s planning to lay off 2,850 by end of fiscal year

FILE – This Tuesday, April 12, 2016, file photo, shows the Microsoft logo in Issy- les-Moulineaux, outside Paris.

The disclosure came in the company’s annual report, filed Thursday. The company said the cuts would come in its smartphone hardware operation and in sales team that supported that business.

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