Microsoft buys part of Chinese mobile software firm

Microsoft plans to acquire parts of Chinese mobile software and services firm TSSX for an undisclosed sum. The deal will allow Microsoft to enter the Chinese mobile content market by providing MSN Mobile services. As a part of the deal, Microsoft will form a China Mobile Development Center based in Shenzen. TSSX will integrate its technologies and services with those of MSN Mobile.

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