Posts Tagged ‘operating system’

CETC, Microsoft Build JV For Local OS Development In China

China Electronics Technology Group Corporation and Microsoft announced that the two parties will establish a joint venture to develop local operating systems in China. With registered capital of USD40 million, the new joint venture is 51% owned by CETC and 49% owned by Microsoft. After the signing of the JV memorandum of understanding, Microsoft will […]


Microsoft Azure Inks Cloud Computing CAAS Deal With Alauda.cn

Chinese CaaS service provider Alauda.cn has reached a deal with Microsoft’s cloud computing service Azure to jointly develop corporate container cloud services. Yan Zhiqing, head of Microsoft Azure China, said that Azure will establish a platform in China and invite partners to build a cloud services community. Pioneers like Alauda.cn introduce the most advanced cloud […]


Microsoft Establishes Wholly-Owned Shanghai Subsidiary

Microsoft has established a new wholly-owned subsidiary in Shanghai named Microsoft Asia-Pacific Technology Limited, which will focus on the global research and development of the Microsoft cloud operating system. The wholly-owned subsidiary is based around the Chinese teams of Microsoft cloud computing and corporate departments. It will mainly focus on the global development of Microsoft’s […]


China Releases Self-made Operating System

Shanghai Liantong and the Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have jointly released China Operating System, an operating system with built-in intellectual property rights, in Beijing. This Chinese-made operating system can reportedly be applied to PCs, smart palm devices, set-top boxes, and smart TVs. To solve security issues, the parties claim the […]


Inspur Group Operating Revenue Up 9%

China’s Inspur Group published its financial report for 2012, stating that its total operating revenue reached CNY40.1 billion, a year-on-year increase of 9% compared with the CNY36.68 billion in 2011. At the same time, the group’s overseas sales increased by 81.6% and its businesses have been expanded into 44 countries and regions. Inspur Group said […]


Ubuntu Inks Open Source Deal With Chinese Government Agencies

Linux-focused firm Canonical is working with the Chinese government to promote and develop a version of the company’s Ubuntu operating system. The China Software and Integrated Chip Promotions Centre announced a new reference architecture for Chinese operating systems. CSIP, which is a part of the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, has apparently selected […]


Will Firefox OS Smartphones Have Adoption Success In China?

During the Mobile World Congress 2013 held in Barcelona, Spain, the Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE launched ZTE Open, its first smartphone product running on Firefox OS. ZTE Open has a Cortex A5 processor and a 3.5-inch screen, but other features have not yet been disclosed. At the same time, another mobile phone brand Alcatel […]


Microsoft Cancels Packaged Windows 8 For Chinese Market

Microsoft announced its new product sales strategy in the Chinese market to only provide the electronic online version and OEM pre-installed versions of Windows 8, cutting the sales of packaged operating system sales. In the past, Microsoft normally sold its operating system products in three ways, including the packaged version, OEM pre-installed version, and online […]


Microsoft China Sues Ten Dealers For Pirated Software Installations

Microsoft China has announced that it has sued ten Chinese computer dealers for pre-installation of pirated Microsoft software on sold PCs. The ten dealers are Beijing Yuntong Shidai Technology Trade Company; Beijing Yuchen Shimei Technology Company; Beijing Sinetec Technology Company; Shanghai Summit Technology Company; Nanjing Bibang Network Technology Development Company; Nanjing Herun Technology Company; Guangzhou […]


China Construction Bank Teams With Microsoft For Online Banking Services

China Construction Bank and Microsoft China have signed a strategic cooperation memorandum and the two parties will jointly establish a new generation of online banking based on Microsoft’s technology platform to improve the security and convenience of online banking applications.
Under the memorandum, China Construction Bank and Microsoft China will work together to research the next-generation […]