Microsoft will lay off thousands and Redfin announces its IPO

Originally aired: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Category: News
Microsoft confirmed rumors this week that it will lay off thousands of employees in a reorganization of its sales group. The goal: Support the company's Azure cloud computing group better. Plus, Redfin announces it will file for an IPO, possibly becoming the first Pacific Northwest company to go public in 2017. Plus, Seattle okays a new bike sharing program, so hold onto your helmets. Follow all our coverage and read the stories we talked about this week at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington's Human Centered Design and Engineering department. Learn more about them at: www.hcde.washington.edu/ Hughes Marino, the commercial real estate company now expanding to Seattle. Learn more about them at: hughesmarino.com