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Topic - Ya-Qin Zhang
Microsoft Corp. will hire more than 1,000 additional employees in China this year and boost research and development spending by 15 percent as it tries to catch up with Apple and Google in the fast-growing mobile Internet market, executives said Thursday.
Zhang said about 100,000 commercial customers now use its private cloud computing service and a service for use by the public is being developed.
Zhang said Microsoft's six development centers in China that now spend about 80 percent of their time working on products for global markets will focus more on creating offerings tailored to Chinese customers.