#microsoft finalizes its custom version of Windows 10 for China

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Microsoft has finished developing a custom version of its Windows 10 operating system for the Chinese government. Microsoft worked with the China Electronics Technology Group (CTEC) on the joint venture, but the Wall Street Journal reports that the software giant isn’t revealing exactly what it has altered in the new custom version of Windows 10. China’s government previously banned Windows 8, citing security concerns, and launched an anti-monopoly probe against Microsoft.

The Chinese government has also been concerned over foreign software that could be used by the NSA to spy on activities, and has consistently tried to move away from relying on Microsoft’s Windows software. Back in 2013 it partnered with Ubuntu maker Canonical to…

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