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January 20, 2014  12:16 PM

Microsoft open source goes 微软开源中国去

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Microsoft, Open source

Microsoft, or (in the simplified Chinese), the company known as 微软 has expanded it's open source footprint into China by opening an office to support the work of the Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. (MS Open Tech) subsidiary. MS Open Tech Shanghai will have a team of engineers, standards...

March 25, 2013  8:27 AM

China develops Ubuntu Kylin麒麟 open source OS

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Open source, Ubuntu

China has embarked upon a five-year plan to encourage the use of open source operating systems and software. To facilitate this initiative, China is working to build a home-grown Chinese developed version of Canonical's Ubuntu to be labeled Ubuntu Kylin. NOTE: Unconfirmed reports...


November 5, 2012  7:34 AM

Made in Hong Kong: Linux rising in China?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Linux, Red Hat, RedMonk

Red Hat is reported to be eyeing the Chinese market as a key propagation ground for revenue growth. CEO Jim Whitehurst is quoted on USA China Daily saying that most of China's stock exchange market systems are based on the Linux system. "The open-source Linux system is the hero behind the scene,"...


August 25, 2011  9:01 AM

Microsoft’s Chinese cloud is cross-platform flavoured

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, cloud, Linux, Microsoft, Open source

Microsoft's recent agreement with China Standard Software (CS2C) sees the companies poised to jointly develop and sell "solutions" for the booming cloud-computing market in China. According to Microsoft's press statement, the "mixed source" solutions stemming from this collaboration will be built...


November 3, 2010  11:49 AM

China Mobile joins Linux Foundation

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Linux, Mobile

The Linux Foundation has welcomed China Mobile Communications Corporation (or simply "China Mobile" as it is known) as a Gold member, making the company the first Chinese enterprise to join


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