Steven SchwankertIDG News Service

Why China Mobile Isn't Right for Apple and the IPhone

Apple's discussions with China Mobile about bringing the popular handset to the world's largest mobile market is the stuff of...

Olympic Tech's Winners and Losers

The flame is extinguished, and as such the games of the 2008 Olympics are closed. While the medal count is now final, a few...

China Blocks Apple's ITunes, Amazon Over Tibet Songs

Chinese authorities appear to have blocked access to Apple's U.S. iTunes Music Store, following the release of a Tibetan song...

WSJ: Microsoft Hires Seinfeld to Bite Apple

Microsoft plans to hire comedian Jerry Seinfeld for its new marketing campaign, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.


China's YouTube Rival Shifts Into Overdrive

Want to see how Chinese users are viewing the Olympics, and themselves? In China, is where the online video is at...

China by the Numbers

If nothing else, China is a country of superlatives: biggest, largest, oldest, most. As China racks up gold in Beijing with...


Samsung Releases 'green' Handsets

Samsung Thursday released three environmentally-friendly handsets, using both "green" materials for their exteriors and...

China Expands Wireless City Projects

China is set to expand wireless Internet coverage in some major cities, with a unified network proposed for one of the...

Olympics: So Far, So Good, So What?

My editor's unhappy with me because I just filed this column rather late. I'm guilty as charged -- I had a chance to watch...

Atos Origin's Olympic Goal: Invisibility

For official systems integrator Atos Origin, success at the Beijing games will be measured by anonymity, not popularity.

Beijing Games off to Smooth Start

It was all systems go for China Friday evening as the 2008 Olympics got underway with the games' opening ceremonies.

2008 Olympics Open in Beijing

The 2008 Olympic Games got underway on schedule at 8:08 p.m. local Beijing time, capping years of preparation and months of...

Chinese Tweeters Celebrate Olympics With '#080808'

A new online movement less than 24 hours old seeks to spread the Olympic spirit among users of the Twitter micro-blogging...

Lenovo Looks for Strong Finish at Beijing Olympics

The strongest name in computing in China, Lenovo may have the most to gain--and to lose.

Google to Launch Free Music Service in China

Google is launching a music service aimed at providing Chinese listeners with free, legal music downloads, it said Tuesday.