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Microsoft will create an operating system for the Chinese government in partnership with a state-run firm

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
he announcement that Microsoft had launched a joint venture with China Electronics Technology Group to develop a localized version of Windows 10 comes two years after Beijing banned the use of Windows 8 on government computers.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.