Microsoft lets go of 559 employees in the US bringing job cuts number to 2,700


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Microsoft has laid off 559 employees from its Bellevue and Redmond in Washington state in the US, bringing the company's total to over 2,700 job cuts in the area. The layoffs, announced by the Washington State Employment Security Department, hit Microsoft's security operations, reports The Seattle Times. The company in February announced a prior round of layoffs in which 617 employees in Redmond, Bellevue, and Issaquah were also let go.