Googleless China looks just like China

Google pulling out of China has caused quite a stir, although GoDaddy did the same thing and no one seemed to care. Apparently, no dissidents were freed in the making of this commercial.

Great Firewall of China goes global in DNS muddle

It sounds a bit like somebody's idea of a joke: over the last week, according to reports, some western visitors to sites including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have been redirected to Chinese servers - and thus blocked from accessing them.

GoDaddy.com halts China domain name registration

The world's biggest domain registration company, GoDaddy.com, has said it plans to stop registering domain names in China.

Google squares up for another censorship fight

You might think Google had enough of a fight on its hands as it protests about censorship in China. But Google, along with Yahoo, is also complaining about newly-released plans to introduce an internet filter in Australia.

Dell and AT&T tout Aero smartphone

Dell and AT&T have teamed up to manufacture and market yet another Android-based smartphone in an already crowded marketplace.

China says it doesn't blame US for Google's actions

The Chinese government has indicated that relations with the US won't be damaged by Google's decision to stop censoring search results in the country.

Rumor: Microsoft planning Xbox 360 Slim

A number of pictures obtained by Kotaku seem to suggest that Microsoft has embarked on a major redesign of its Xbox 360 console.

China warns Google's partners it could turn the heat on them

China has told Google's partners in the country that they should have a backup plan in case Google shuts its services down.

Chinese moms picked for space mission

China has opted for married mothers over single women in its selection of its first female astronauts.

Motorola puts Bing on Chinese phones

Motorola and Microsoft have signed a deal to put Bing search and mapping services on mobile phones in China - neatly filling the gap Google looks like creating.

China to start space station construction next year

China plans to launch the first module of its planned space station next year.

Google botnet attack was 'amateurish'

The Aurora attacks on Google which prompted it to threaten to pull out of China were carried out by a bunch of amateurs, according to security firm Damballa.

Italy could break the Internet

Italy could shoot itself in the foot and seriously harm freedom of speech and the Internet according to Google, which recently saw three top execs convicted in absentee for content hosted briefly on YouTube which had nothing to do them.

Beijing cracks down on new Chinese websites

Beijing has issued yet another draconian directive that requires individuals to meet with government regulators before launching a website.

Google attacks linked to Chinese schools

The recent online attacks on Google and other companies have been traced back to a school and university in China.

Vodafone unveils ugliest, cheapest phones

Most companies displaying their wares at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona are keen to show off the latest in sleek, sexy design, but Vodafone has decided to buck the trend by unveiling what is possibly the ugliest, clunkiest looking phone ever made. 



China closes school for hackers

China has shown just how much it hates hackers with the arrest of three people who were making hacking tools available online.