September 7, 2005
Microsoft Gains Ground Against Linux in China?
(Editor's Note: Microsoft is the source of this "news," and that alone is a strong indicator that is false. The story first appeared in the Seattle Times.) Stories about Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Latest News about Microsoft losing ground to Linux in China are overblown, says Tim Chen, chief executive of Microsoft China. Instead, Microsoft likes to cast gains against Linux as evidence that China's technology industry is maturing and moving toward the proprietary-software approach championed by Microsoft.