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Chinese Companies Pick Linux to Boost Their Own Skills

Chinese Companies Pick Linux to Boost Their Own Skills

Cost counts for a lot, but being able to grow their own developers and adapt technology to their own needs, rather than the other way around, makes Linux increasingly popular in companies based or operating in China.

Open-Source May Help China Curb Software Piracy

Open-Source May Help China Curb Software Piracy

“Free” might not really mean free, but an operating system that doesn’t require user licenses makes it a lot easier to avoid piracy, in accordance with a four-year-old government push to get Chinese companies to respect intellectual property.

Chinese Companies Plan Massive Linux Deployments

Chinese Companies Plan Massive Linux Deployments

Major Chinese banks are moving their core infrastructure to Linux, partly in accordance with a government’s advocacy of Linux for its cost, stability, and as a platform for homegrown development.