Microsoft looks to strengthen Asian ties

Microsoft plans to place "national technology officers" in countries across Asia to increase interaction with governments across the region. While the world's dominant software company has worked hard to maintain ties with Asian authorities for some time, "we are just stepping up our efforts and we expect to retain this focus for the foreseeable future," said Peter Moore, Microsoft Asia Pacific and Greater China's chief technology officer.

Microsoft plans to place "national technology officers" in countries across Asia to increase interaction with governments across the region. W

hile the world's dominant software company has worked hard to maintain ties with Asian authorities for some time, "we are just stepping up our efforts and we expect to retain this focus for the foreseeable future," said Peter Moore, Microsoft Asia Pacific and Greater China's chief technology officer. The technology officers will promote Microsoft's position on IT issues, which is currently a key part of Moore's job. Read the full story on CNetAsia.