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Microsoft to Close Nokia Finnish Phone Production Site

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Aug 21, 2015, 7:54 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Microsoft today confirmed it plans to fully close a facility in Salo, Finland, that was formerly used to create and produce mobile phones. Microsoft will leave the Nokia facilities in Espoo and Tampere open, but plans to cut about 2,300 jobs in Finland in total. Last month, Microsoft announced plans to slice 7,800 people from its headcount, including most of the phone hardware business it purchased from Nokia.

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gfondeur

Aug 21, 2015, 4:56 PM

sad

It's not funny when people loose their jobs
Nokia said or hinted they wanted to get back into the phone business in 2016, they could buy the site back from MSFT. But something tells me they plan more on marketing their name then making anything. And I agree is sad people are losing their job...
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