Microsoft's renovation budget is modest compared with the $5bn Apple spent on its new spaceship headquarters in Cupertino, while Microsoft's Washington neighbor and cloud rival, Amazon, will spend $5bn on a second North American headquarters, which will offer space for 50,000 people.
Microsoft says the investment will involve approximately 2,500 construction jobs and will benefit the overall Puget Sound community, which includes the Washington cities of Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, and Everett.
A two-acre open air plaza will house running and walking trails, soccer and cricket fields, and retail space.
The new campus will introduce 2.5 million square feet of new office space, allowing the company to add 8 thousand employees to its workforce of 47,000 employees in Redmond. Microsoft's Redmond campus, which opened in 1986, now totals 15 million square feet in 125 buildings.
Microsoft declined to put a price tag on its expansion and renovation plan, saying only that it would be a multibillion-dollar project. However, with the new buildings, the company plans to take a different approach. The bridge will also tie into a forthcoming Link Light Rail station set to arrive in 2023.
"We've focused on the cultural transformation of the company". The layout of those buildings is so confusing that employees used to joke that finding an office was an intelligence test to see if you were fit to work at Microsoft. Having been the bane of many Microsoft employee for their confusing corridors, it's unlikely they'll be missed. Microsoft says it will help in the design of energy-smart buildings.
At the 10 Janpath Road during the Congress Working Committee meeting a major decision taken by the veteran leaders of the party. After the meeting, the CWC also condoled the death of its veteran leader and former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi.
This patch sends the ingestion data to a smartphone app so patients are able closely to track the ingestion of medication . Additionally, patients can permit their caregivers and physician access to the information through a web-based portal.
The Roadster's soft-top is all-electric and opens in 15 seconds at a button's push while traveling up to 31 miles per hour . Also included is new technology such as BMW's controversial "display key" as well as the latest iDrive infotainment system.
The airport authority is preparing for the worst-case scenario - a total closure caused by a shifting ash cloud, Herson said. Bali is a major tourist destination, although the main resorts of Kuta and Seminyak are about 70km from the volcano.
Susan Ingram is one of nine women who were sexually assaulted by a massage therapist at a West Chester Massage Envy location. The company requires internal investigations but provides little counsel on how to conduct them, BuzzFeed says.
The town, on the Iraqi-Syrian border, was the last significant population center in Syria to be held by ISIS. While the Cairo meeting produced a display of unity, Saudi Arabia was largely preaching to the choir.
The woman, Beverly Young Nelson, said at a press conference that Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 15 and 16. Speaking at a press conference in Louisville about tax reform, McConnell was asked if he believed Moore's accusers.
A source close to the family told People : " Kylie isn't going to publicly address her pregnancy until she gives birth". I'm thankful that I can rest before I have a third kid. "It's truly the meaning of life".
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a magnitude 7.0 quake struck near New Caledonia in the Pacific Basin. It was the second major tremor in the same area in just over 12 hours and the third in the past month.
And if three streamlined Semis are platooned as a close-following convoy, the cost per mile would go down to 85 cents, Musk said. The Roadster is scheduled to go into production in 2020, and the Semi should become available in 2019, Musk said.
Mourinho pleased with Lukaku's work-rate, mentality
Reports say Lukaku is under investigation for aiming a pair of kicks at Brighton and Hove Albion's Gaetan Bong on Saturday. United next visit Watford , who are eighth on the league table after an impressive 3-0 win at Newcastle United on Saturday.
Georgia vows punishment after hotel blaze kills 11
Twenty one people were hospitalised, mostly with carbon monoxide poisoning, and were in a stable condition, it added. According to officials, no participants of the contest, who were staying at the hotel, were injured in the blaze.
Christmas trees and decorations are a fire hazard
He also said in 2011 Cardinal Tree Farm planted more trees with the thought of this lower supply coming on. He says depending on the type of tree, he believes the shortage is expected to last about five years.
Chris Pratt Makes a New Friend
It features a baby raptor and Chris Pratt as he returns to his raptor-handling duties in the next installment of the franchise. The film is now scheduled for a mid-2018 release and if the rumours are true we'll see trailers start to come out next month.
Plea deal reached in Nassar case
In a statement to the court on Wednesday, Nassar said he wanted to "move the community forward and stop the hurting". Judge Rosemarie Aquilina told Nassar he used his position of trust "in the most vile way" to abuse children.
Forecast: Chilly Week Ahead With Some Rain
But it is close enough to generate rain and/or snow showers, especially in central and southern New England today . The high temperature for the day is expected to be in the low 40s, the weather service said.
At least 61 dead, more than 300 hurt in Iran-Iraq quake
The quake was felt in several Iranian cities, damaging 8 villages and causing electricity cut-offs in some areas, Reuters said. On its website , the USGS placed the quake's epicenter at about 19 miles south-southwest of the Iraqi city of Halabja.