China confirms anti-monopoly investigation against Microsoft

Tuesday 29 July 2014 | 16:16 CET | News
A Chinese regulator confirmed it's conducting an anti-monopoly investigation of Microsoft over its Windows operating system. China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) said it was also investigating a Microsoft vice president and senior managers and had made copies of the US-based company's financial statements and contracts, Reuters reports. SAIC said in a statement on its website that Microsoft had not fully disclosed information about Windows and its Office software suite. Investigators raided Microsoft offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu on 28 July. The

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