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China Wants To Replace Microsoft, Apple, And Android Software By October

• Business Insider

The unnamed desktop version is due for release in October with its own app store, independent of western companies, with a version for smartphones and tablets due in three to five years.

Chinese authorities hope to displace Google's Android software, and the many modified open-source versions of Android, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reported via the state-run People's Post.

Computer technology became an area of mutual suspicion between China and the US after the NSA revelations and a number of cyber security rows, including allegations of state-sponsored hacking and the creation of espionage backdoors in both hardware and software.