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Ballmer Bares China Travails

Rampant piracy means Microsoft Corp.'s revenue in China this year will only be about 5% of what it gets in the U.S., even though personal-computer sales in the two countries are almost equal, Chief Executive Steve Ballmer told employees in a meeting here.

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fatstarr2013d ago

what they should do in china is adapt their strategy to make programs and competitively price with the pirates in the end of the day its better than making no money and people would most likely go with the official product for the pirates price than the pirates product at the same. Microsoft just wants to make money and china isn't one of those countries to just give it up like that.

Sahil2012d ago

If China isn't a profitable market, maybe MS should abandon it. Simple!