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Microsoft closing its MSN portal in China next month

Microsoft closing its MSN portal in China next month

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: 

Microsoft is shutting down its Chinese web portal, MSN China next month, according to the reports of the Wall Street Journal.

Microsoft cloud service partially down, MSN unavailable

They are also a headache to the many customers relying on Azure to host websites. That includes Microsoft itself, whose MSN.com site was inaccessible on Tuesday.

Microsoft revamps MSN to flow across devices

The changes also come as people increasingly read news on smartphones and tablets rather than desktop computers.

Microsoft to close MSN service in China by October 31

Microsoft plans to close its Windows Live Messenger (MSN) service in Chinese mainland by October 31, amid a crackdown by authorities against the world's largest software firm over anti-monopoly violations.