North Korea’s homegrown operating system seems familiar

Molly Wood Feb 11, 2014
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North Korea’s homegrown operating system seems familiar

Molly Wood Feb 11, 2014
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Have you heard of the new computer operating system Red Star? No? Well you’ve probably seen it. Sort of. Red Star OS is the new Home-Grown operating system in North Korea.

And like some of the other tech built in that country…it has a familiar vibe.

David Lee, a technology reporter for the BBC, says North Korean engineers have opted for a new kind of imitation.

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