Got to love quick and swift rebuttals! It seems like Microsoft will not shut down its South Korean R&D unit completely, instead it is just a good old fashioned shuffle of employees. News broke out yesterday that Microsoft was pulling the plug on its South Korean R&D office to focus solely on the Beijing unit, and most...

As part of the consolidation of its research and development efforts in Asia, Microsoft announced the decision to make a small change and close its R&D offices in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean R&D center will close its doors sometimes in February, and the company will be moving its Asian research and development...