Microsoft looking to relocate hundreds of China-based workers as diplomatic tensions rise


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Microsoft is reportedly advising some of its employees in China to consider transferring to other countries amid geopolitical tensions brought on by the US-China battle over advanced technologies. A report by The Wall Street Journal claims the company is asking around 700-800 of its China-based workers involved in machine learning and cloud computing to consider moving to countries like the US, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Citing an unnamed source familiar with the case, the WSJ reported that affected workers have been given until early June to commit to a move, however it also appears that workers can also choose...