Computer technology has become an area of tension between
The operating system would first appear on desktop devices and later extend to smartphones and other mobile devices, Xinhua said, citing Ni Guangnan, who heads an official operating system development alliance established in March.
Ni's comments were originally reported by the
"We hope to launch a Chinese-made desktop operating system by October supporting app stores," Ni told the trade paper.
Some Chinese operating systems already existed, but there was a large gap between
He hoped domestically built software could replace desktop operating systems within one to two years and mobile operating systems within three to five years.
In March last year,
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