China hearts mobile Internet access

Tech-savy Chinese consumers have already surpassed their American counterparts in mobile Internet use, with 38% of Chinese wireless subscribers surfing the Web compared to just 27% of Americans. 


China is now the world's second largest economy

The People's Republic of China - also known as Zhōngguó - has eclipsed Japan and is now the world's second largest economy.

Team travels the Silk Road in driverless cars

An Italian engineering team has waved off two vehicles set to cover the 8,000 miles to China - without drivers.

The iPhone Display: Another Accident Waiting to Happen

If you thought the recent problems with the iPhone antennae were a bid deal, you might want to think again. The display leaves a lot to be desired.

China cracks down on gray-market cell phones

Beijing has finally moved to curtail China's infamous "gray" cell phone market.

Google's Chinese operating license hangs in the balance

Google has abandoned its policy of redirecting Chinese users to its Hong Kong servers in an attempt to keep its operating license in the country. The move comes as Chinese rival Baidu takes steps to expand.

US turns its sights on China in intellectual property battle

The US is taking its gloves off in the fight over intellectual property, and says it plans to go after foreign websites that encourage piracy.

Lieberman downplays Internet kill switch

US Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) has attempted to downplay a bill that would grant the president authority to shut down swathes of the Internet during a national emergency.

Gamers attempt mass breakout from Chinese rehab clinic

Internet addicts at a Chinese rehab clinic have been recaptured after a mass breakout in which they tied their instructor to his bed.

Internet is the 'crystallization of human wisdom', says China

The Chinese government has decided it likes the internet after all - even micro-blogging services like Twitter.

"Glasses free" 3D video camera spotted in China

A "glasses free" 3D video camera has reportedly surfaced on the tech-savvy Chinese street. 


china nears supercomputer top spot

Chinese computing power has leapfrogged Europe and Japan, with a new supercomputer ranked as the world's second fastest. 

Dalai Lama to hold Twitter chat today

The Dalai Lama is to hold his first Twitter conversation today, bringing spiritual sustenance to Buddhists in China in 140 characters or fewer.

China cleans up its act on spam

The US is still the world's worst spam offender, with 13.1 percent of the lovely stuff being relayed through the country.

Microsoft takes on software pirates with regional crime labs

Microsoft has established nine regional crime labs around the world to counter the supposed scourge of software counterfeiting.

Microsoft defends reports of exploited foreign workers

Microsoft makes billions. The kids who make its mouse? 52 cents an hour, according to a report published by the International Labor Committee.

Nokia sells tunes in world's largest market

Nokia is to launch its Comes with Music service in China, hoping that tapping into the world's largest mobile market will help it gain ground against Apple's iTunes.

Cinese cyberspies target Dalai Lama

Researchers have uncovered a Chinese cyber-espionage network which they say has been used to spy on the Dalai Lama as well as the Indian government and military.

Chinese hackers breach Yahoo e-mail accounts

A number of Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to journalists and human rights activists in China and Taiwan were reportedly "compromised" during an attack that took place earlier this week.

Online attacks aimed at Vietnamese activists, says Google

Google says it's detected cyberattacks targeting opponents of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.