Microsoft opens Canadian development centre in Vancouver suburb

Microsoft held the official opening of its first Canadian development centre in a Vancouver suburb Wednesday, adding 300 jobs and more clout to the region's growing technology sector.The centre, located in Richmond, B.C., will have software developers working on more than half of Microsoft's products, including the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office productivity software, the Zune […]

Microsoft held the official opening of its first Canadian development centre in a Vancouver suburb Wednesday, adding 300 jobs and more clout to the region's growing technology sector.

The centre, located in Richmond, B.C., will have software developers working on more than half of Microsoft's products, including the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office productivity software, the Zune Media Player, Windows Mobile and the Xbox 360 gaming console.

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