Steven SchwankertIDG News Service

Top China Web Sites Join to Fight Olympic Piracy

China's top 10 Web sites have agreed not to pirate video clips of the Olympic games.

YouTube to Carry Olympic Videos in Some Countries

The International Olympic Committee is launching its own VOD channel for the games in cooperation with YouTube.

Should We Care About Web Censorship in China?

Aside from air pollution, the one issue that has occupied the final days before the Beijing Olympics is Internet censorship.

Olympic Chief: 'no Deal' on China Net Censorship

IOC President Jacques Rogge denies a deal with Beijing Olympic officials to permit censorship of the Internet during the games.

Jet Li Sees Technology Funding World's Causes

Martial arts actor Jet Li called upon people around the world to use the Internet to support the causes that are important to them, he said Saturday.

Softbank Aims to Be World's Top Mobile Internet Company

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has set a goal to become the world's largest mobile Internet company.

Alibaba: 'We Will Do Things Our Own Way'

Alibaba.com Group CEO Jack Ma said Saturday that no matter what happened with major shareholder Yahoo, the company would retain its independence.

Press Group Plans Online Olympic Demonstration

A press freedom organization is planning to stage a virtual protest just before the Olympic opening ceremonies.

China Hits Back at US Senator's Spying Claims

China brushed off accusations that authorities are forcing foreign hotel chains to install Internet eavesdropping devices...

IOC Caves to China Internet Censorship

UPDATE: The IOC admitted Wednesday that it had made a deal with Chinese officials to accept censorship of the Internet during the Beijing Olympic Games.

Report: Google to Set up VC Fund

Google is planning to start a venture-capital arm, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Some Web Sites Blocked at China Olympic Press Center

ournalists connecting to the Internet at the Beijing International Media Center are discovering China is still blocking access to some Web sites.

Hotels to Spy on Olympics Guests, Says US Senator

Senator Sam Brownback said Tuesday that China is forcing hotels foreign-owned hotels to install eavesdropping equipment ahead...

Cuil 'Crunches' Gmail, Shanghai Entrepreneur

New search engine Cuil seems to be off to a rocky start, associating some unrelated logos and photos with other content.

China Telecom to Pay US$6.41 Billion for CDMA Business

China Telecom will pay US$6.41 billion for China Unicom's CDMA business.