Steven SchwankertIDG News Service

Dell Bullish on Asia but Cautions on Rising Costs in China

Michael Dell expressed confidence in Asian countries to weather the current financial crisis, stating the region is more...

AMD Co-founder Turney Dies

Ed Turney, who co-founded AMD with seven others in 1969, died Wednesday at age 79.

China Looks to Second-tier Cities for Tech Talent

A recent promotional swing through Silicon Valley by representatives of the Xi'an municipal government called attention to...

IBM Opens New Research Center in Shanghai

IBM on Monday opened a new research facility in Shanghai.

Bush Enacts PRO-IP Anti-piracy Law

U.S. President George W. Bush Monday signed into law a bill designed to increase protection of intellectual property.

Micron Buys Qimonda JV Stake for $400M

Micron Technology will buy Qimonda's stake in DRAM manufacturing joint venture Inotera memories for $400 million in cash

Forbidden City Goes Virtual With IBM

IBM and Beijing's Palace Museum have launched a virtual tour of the Forbidden City.

Huawei Shelves Plan to Sell Stake in Wireless Device Unit

China-based networking equipment maker Huawei indefinitely postponed the sale of a stake in its terminals manufacturing unit...

Alibaba Ups Investment in Auction Site to US$732 Million will invest US$73é million in its popular Taobao consumer auction site over the next five years.

Monster Acquires Remainder of ChinaHR

Recruiting site Monster bought 55 percent of ChinaHR for US$174 million in cash Wednesday, adding to the 40 percent it already...

Post-Olympics, the Sky's the Limit for China

When the Olympic flame extinguished on Aug. 24, it ended a phase of modern Chinese history that began more than 15 years...

New Trans-Pacific Submarine Cable Completed

A six-company consortium has completed the first phase of a new submarine cable that will connect the U.S. with China and Taiwan.

Baidu Puts $15M Into Video Streaming Company

Chinese search engine Baidu is investing $15M in video streaming company UiTV. The company will manage Baidu's movie download...

3G in China: One Country, Three Standards

If China Mobile made any splash as a top-level sponsor of the Beijing Olympics, it was for its limited deployment of TD-SCDMA...

Google, NBC Make TV Ad Deal

Google announced a deal with NBC Universal for advertising, research and technology.