Microsoft plans in China to establish a new research and development center. The Microsoft advanced technology in Beijing center will serve as a Microsoft in China and Asia investment hub. The new center is located in Beijing, will focus on Microsoft online services, including Bing, Adcenter and MSN, the new center will create hundreds of jobs in Beijing. Earlier, Microsoft has been in Beijing opened a research and development center; New technology center will bring together Asia search technology center (STCA) and research and development center.
New technology center will follow Microsoft to China’s promise: earlier this year, the software giant with Chinese search engine baidu announced a search deal, Microsoft’s Bing search engine will provide for baidu search results page in English. Baidu and Microsoft in 2006 a similar strategy partner relations. An agreement in around the baidu paid search list, let them appear in Chinese version of Microsoft web site such as MSN and Live the search results page.
August Microsoft also announced plans to develop software with CS2C cloud. The two companies have signed a joint agreement, will witness a promotion, marketing, and sales in China cloud solutions. Microsoft and CS2C will be provided based on Microsoft Hyper-v open architecture of private and public clouds cloud computing clouds of product China is a growing market. Gartner said in early 2011, is expected to Asia in 2011 will be in the CIO cloud technology research budget increase investment.
Bill Gates will attend Novell Microsoft antitrust case
Microsoft antitrust case will be Novell Monday to continue, Bill Gates will appear in court. According to the report, Microsoft is committed to win a $will bring the anti-trust case. The case is put forward by Novell began to apply for, but the United States federal court in Salt Lake City. The trial about a month ago, the testimony Microsoft for his own antitrust claims defense and back in the 1990 s competition.
Novell first in 2004 that Microsoft violated antitrust laws of the United States, and damages a series of software products Novell interests. Novell delivered a former CEO of Microsoft in 1994 and Bill Gates ‘book for their software development team in the mail.
Novell get a mail, then claimed Microsoft once tried to Windows 95 delayed listed is in order to hold WordPerfect procedures, in order to obtain important Quattro market share and support the application of electronic data form. Due to the loss of Novell before, so I want to win the $1.2 billion in this case. Microsoft in Friday refused to acknowledge Novell’s statement, asked the judge to the case does not understand. Microsoft says its decision not to install WordPerfect because its unstable, not on the Windows 95 after releasing fixed in time. "Novell never to Microsoft has complained,"
Microsoft’s lawyer David Tulchin in ap interview said. "the evidence does not suggest that any problems." If a case on Monday to continue and Bill Gates will be asked to testify.