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Aug 17, 2018 05:40 PM
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Startup Admits It Misled Public Over ‘China’s First Homegrown Browser’

Photo: VCGTech startup Redcore has apologized for “misleading users into thinking that Redcore developed its browser from the ground up.” Photo: VCG
Photo: VCGTech startup Redcore has apologized for “misleading users into thinking that Redcore developed its browser from the ground up.” Photo: VCG

A Chinese startup that claimed it had built China’s first fully homegrown web browser has apologized for “misleading the public.”

“Our publicity was overblown to a degree, thus misleading the public. For this, we have undeniable responsibility,” the startup Redcore said in a statement released Friday morning. “Instead of emphasizing that our browser was domestically developed, we should have focused more on delivering specific functions and value to the customers.”

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