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Microsoft forms open source subsidiary on Friday the 13th

Apr 13, 2012, 16:01 (4 Talkback[s])

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"Speaking with GeekWire, Microsoft Executive Jean Paoli talked about how the new company will help Microsoft technology work better with everything else. 'We believe that the subsidiary will provide a new way of engaging with open-source communities in a more clearly defined manner', he added.

"Paoli will be the president of the new company, with the aim being that working outside of normal Microsoft environment will allow the subsidiary to work much faster on and with open source technologies. This work will then funnel back into Microsoft."

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