Strategic divergence: Australia’s Southeast Asia challenge

Australia’s relationships with countries in Southeast Asia are not bad. The prime minister or foreign minister could happily turn up in any regional country and receive a warm welcome. Last year, Australia signed a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – one of just two countries to receive this accolade […]

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Microsoft reorgs its cloud business, creates new Strategic Missions and Technologies team

Microsoft’s Cloud + AI business is reorganizing, and current Executive Vice President of Azure, Jason Zander, is taking on a newly created team called Strategic Missions and Technologies (SMT). Zander will be reporting in his new role directly to CEO Satya Nadella, with the mission of accelerating several of Microsoft’s key emerging businesses, according to […]

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