Chinese developers have been relying on GitHub to build up the country’s tech industry. But with tensions between China and the US, the country is now looking for a plan B. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese developers have been relying on GitHub to build up the country’s tech industry. But with tensions between China and the US, the country is now looking for a plan B. Photo: Shutterstock

China pins its hopes on Gitee as an open source alternative to Microsoft’s Github amid US tech tensions

  • Gitee says it is the second-largest open source software platform in the world and wants to challenge the popular GitHub in China
  • As China-US tensions rise, Chinese developers are worried about losing access to important open source technology

Chinese developers have been relying on GitHub to build up the country’s tech industry. But with tensions between China and the US, the country is now looking for a plan B. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese developers have been relying on GitHub to build up the country’s tech industry. But with tensions between China and the US, the country is now looking for a plan B. Photo: Shutterstock
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