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In 1991, Microsoft Corp. became the first software company to create its own computer science research organization. Nowadays Microsoft Research (MSR) consists of many research labs, balancing an open academic model with an effective process for transferring its research to product development teams.
I found on-line lectures and regret having not much time to watch all of them :(