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2009-02-23 Home Front Economy
Microsoft wants refund on paychecks
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Posted by Fred 2009-02-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6480 views ]  Top

#1 In letters sent to laid-off workers Microsoft claimed the 'generous' severance payouts was due to an accounting mistake bug in Vista, asking the recipients to return the overpay, TechCrunch reported Saturday.

Fixed.
Posted by JFM">JFM  2009-02-23 06:20||   2009-02-23 06:20|| Front Page Top

#2 Great snark, JFM.

Didn't trust the source here so I googled it and found one that looks more reliable.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2009-02-23 12:25||   2009-02-23 12:25|| Front Page Top

#3 Great snark, JFM.

Didn't trust the source here so I googled it and found one that looks more reliable.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2009-02-23 12:29||   2009-02-23 12:29|| Front Page Top

#4 Ooops.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2009-02-23 12:29||   2009-02-23 12:29|| Front Page Top

#5 The Seattle PI? And what's your definition of "reliable", Eb?
Posted by Squinty Thromoting4881 2009-02-23 13:53||   2009-02-23 13:53|| Front Page Top

#6 At least their not Iranians. But here's another one:
CNET
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2009-02-23 15:02||   2009-02-23 15:02|| Front Page Top

#7 Anyone know computer code for "F*ck you, Microsoft"?
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-02-23 15:23|| http://ariellestjohndesigns.com/]">[http://ariellestjohndesigns.com/]  2009-02-23 15:23|| Front Page Top

#8 Barbara, I always thought that was "Linux". ;)
Posted by Cornsilk Blondie 2009-02-23 17:35||   2009-02-23 17:35|| Front Page Top

#9 Microsoft on extra severance: Never mind
Posted by tipper 2009-02-23 20:15||   2009-02-23 20:15|| Front Page Top

#10 Once the negative publicity about the attempt to gansta back the money started to well up, Microsoft decides it is cheaper to take the hit than pay for extra advertising to offset the negative.
Posted by Shieldwolf 2009-02-23 21:33||   2009-02-23 21:33|| Front Page Top

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