Cloud Computing Will Help Expand U.S.-China Ties: Gary Locke

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From solar energy to cloud computing, China’s government doesn’t hesitate in formulating national policies to encourage and support the development of the country’s new industries. Over the last couple of months, several major events in cloud computing in China showed the momentum of the “cloud” growing. With Microsoft’s recently launched Windows Azure services jointly operated with China’s Century Internet, both China and the U.S. see cloud computing as an area …continue…

Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett

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I’m looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I’ve learned in my career at Microsoft and the Gates Foundation. (I also post frequently on my blog.) Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. It’s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It’s also fun because …continue…