Microsoft Open Source Labs in the Philippines

by Todd Ogasawara

I caught this on Slashdot over the weekend...

Microsoft Investing In "Open Source" Lab In Philippines

...and followed the link to the original article on

Microsoft launches open source lab in RP

According to GMA News article, the lab opens in September and will be located in the Philippines government National Computer Center (NCC) in Quezon City.

It will be interesting to see how Microsoft-Open Source interoperability issues play out in Asia especially in active high-tech areas like the Philippines, China, South Korea, and Japan.


2008-08-12 02:25:42
It would be very interesting how Microsoft will use the Open Source technologies in the future to further develop production, it has proven successful in many areas, but can Microsoft keep to the agreement of keeping it open is the question...