Microsoft Ask its Employees in China to Relocate

U.S tech giant Microsoft has asked some of its employees based in China to consider transferring outside the country, the Wall Street Journal reports.

As relations between U.S. and China in the tech spaces of artificial intelligence and semiconductors continues to be strained, Microsoft is asking about 700 to 800 people who are involved in machine learning and other work related to cloud computing to consider relocating, according to the report.

A report from Reuters has it that Microsoft claims the order was a means of “providing internal opportunities”, describing it as an “optional internal transfer opportunity”.

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