Microsoft's tablet computer and Windows 8 software on display in Shanghai. China hopes to phase out the use of Windows and install its own operating system on government computers. Photo: AFP

China renews effort to install home-grown operating systems on government computers

Move comes amid fears of overseas-generated cyberattacks as phasing out the use of foreign-made computer chips and software also being considered

Microsoft's tablet computer and Windows 8 software on display in Shanghai. China hopes to phase out the use of Windows and install its own operating system on government computers. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE