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March 6, 2012 at 8:48 AM

Good morning from TechFest

I’m at Building 33 of the Microsoft campus this morning, where I’m covering Microsoft Research TechFest 2012.

Microsoft spends about $9 billion a year on research and development and has about 850 PhD researchers doing advanced research in labs around around the world.

TechFest is an opportunity for them to showcase some of the projects, which may end up in Microsoft products and services.

Today is the public preview day of TechFest and I’ll be updating this blog with what I see and hear from the fest.

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