SyrupDrop May 27: 1850 jobs cut at BMO and Microsoft, Pebble launches another Kickstarter

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Job cuts seems to be the word of the week as several companies are making cut backs. It’s not all doom and gloom though. One wearables company returned to its roots this week by launching a widely successful kickstarter campaign to fund three new releases.

For a full list of the stories covered in this week’s podcast, please see below:

Rogers, Bell and Telus are ramping up testing 5G network technology

Eastlink to launch VoLTE network in Ontario on June 1

Pebble launches Kickstarter for Pebble Time 2, Pebble 2 and Pebble Core

Microsoft cutting 1850 jobs from its smartphone hardware division

WhatsApp takes the top spot as the most popular messaging app in the world