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Chinese software pioneer Red Flag bites the dust

By: Bryan Lunduke

February 18, 2014 7:45 am

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Founded in 2000 during the dotcom boom, Red Flag was once the world’s second-largest Linux distributor, providing desktop and server software built on top of the free and open-source Linux program.

Despite its lofty goals and early success, Beijing-based Red Flag ended all its employment contracts on Monday, according to a report on the Sina news portal on Thursday.

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(Adrian Wan via South China Morning Post)