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Microsoft opens Swiss R&D centre

ZURICH – Microsoft said Tuesday it has opened a new research centre in Switzerland to develop internet telephony software, also known as Voice-over-IP.

The US tech giant said the centre, located in Zurich, will grow from 45 to 200 staff over the next three years.

Microsoft Corp said in a press release that the site complements three other centres developing communications software in Beijing, China; Hyderabad, India; and Redmond, Washington.

[AP / Expatica]