Asian ozone pollution in Hawaii tied to climate variability

Air pollution from Asia has been rising for several decades but Hawaii had seemed to escape the ozone pollution that drifts east with the springtime winds. Now a team of researchers has found that shifts in atmospheric circulation explain the trends in Hawaiian ozone pollution.

Sales go awry for SAP in Asia

The maker of expensive management software, SAP, is having some trouble making sales in Asia.

Microbes piggy-back on dust clouds

A new study has found that many microbes are able to cross the Pacific Ocean on dust plumes.

Next supercontinent will form at North Pole

Make the most of the Caribbean on your next vacation - it won't be around for ever.

Other sites can compete with Facebook - in Asia


Yes, there is Google+ and MySpace, but don't you ever get the feeling that Facebook is the only happening social networking site in town?

IPv4 addresses maxed out in Asia

Some people were probably starting to wonder about the constantly predicted, but somehow never materializing exhaustion of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses.

Cherrypal debuts $99 Android laptop

Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.

Report: Microsoft and LG team up for 3D gaming

Microsoft and LG have reportedly entered into a memorandum of understanding to jointly market the latter's new 3D televisions alongside 3D-enabled Xbox 360 games in the Asia Pacific region.

PS3, PSP continue to thrive in "other" regions

They're sometimes the brunt of the joke in the US, but the PS3 and PSP remain a strong competitor in parts of the world. How will this affect Sony's marketing of the platforms?

Monsoon spreads pollution right through the stratosphere

The Asian monsoon is sending pollutants up to stratospheric heights and spreading them right across the globe, says the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).