China Operating System Launch

Watch out, Google, Apple and Microsoft: ‘China Operating System’ is coming for you

By on January 16, 2014 at 6:05 PM.

Watch out, Google, Apple and Microsoft: ‘China Operating System’ is coming for you

Unhappy with the dominance of foreign mobile and desktop operating systems in its country, the Chinese government it backing a China Operating System (COS) that is supposed to take on Google, Apple and Microsoft in the region. Shanghai Laintong is the company developing COS in partnership with the Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS), Engadget reports. Interestingly, it’s HTC that’s actually providing hardware for the COS platform, at least for now.

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