Microsoft said on Tuesday that a blogging application posted to its MSN China site did in fact copy code from a rival.
Microblogging site Plurk lashed out at Microsoft on Monday saying that the Juku application stole its user interface and code. Microsoft said on Monday that it was investigating the matter and suspended the Juku service on Monday night.
Microsoft has said a third party and not it or its Chinese joint venture partner wrote the Juku program.
"The vendor has now acknowledged that a portion of the code they provided was indeed copied," Microsoft said in … Read more