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Microsoft Shedding Silicon Valley Research Lab

  • ZDNet, Friday, September 19, 2014 12:18 PM
The Microsoft Research (MSR) Silicon Valley lab is the latest casualty of the company’s existing plan to shed as many as 18,000 employees. “The MSR Silicon Valley lab is primarily focused on distributed computing research, including ‘privacy, security … Internet search and services, and related theory,’” ZDNet reports. Yet, “Microsoft operates a number of Microsoft Research labs worldwide, including labs in Asia, Cairo, Cambridge (UK), Europe, India, Israel, New England, New York City and Redmond.”

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