Xbox Reportedly Lays Off Support Staff and Replaces with Volunteers

Xbox Reportedly Lays Off Support Staff and Replaces with Volunteers

Microsoft has reportedly laid off paid support staff in favour of the unpaid volunteers that they trained. Polygon reports that 12 Xbox support staff lost their jobs after unwittingly training their replacements — volunteers in the Xbox Ambassadors program. The support staff were hired by Affirma Consulting but worked out of Microsoft’s offices. According to Polygon’s sources, a small team has been kept on to manage the Ambassadors. The Xbox Ambassador program was set up in 2013, and rewards members of the community with various prizes for volunteering their time to assist with customer support. Continue reading…
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Tom Cruise Teases Top Gun 2 With On-Set Photo

Tom Cruise Teases Top Gun 2 With On-Set Photo

Production has finally started on the sequel to 1986’s hit action flick, Top Gun, with Tom Cruise posting an on-set photo from the first day on set. Cruise tweeted a photo of his character, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, looking at his trusty F-14A Tomcat, with the everybody’s favourite line emblazoned across it, and the hashtag #Day1. #Day1 pic.twitter.com/7jjPL277Es — Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) May 31, 2018 Continue reading…
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