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“Microsoft cuts not even a ‘hiccup,’ Seattle tech leaders optimistic”

“As speculation built over the past few weeks about the possibility of Microsoft layoffs, one theory that gained some traction in Seattle’s startup community was that a sizable cutback could actually spur entrepreneurial energy in the region.”

“‘I don’t even think of it as a hiccup to be honest,’ said Lazowska, an adviser to Microsoft who believes the company will keep hiring.  ‘I just think this is continual renewal, rather than something catastrophic.'”

Read the full TechFlash article here.