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  1. Infographics - INTERNET

    INFOGRAPHIC: How does Southeast Asia perform in the internet speed race?

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 05:46pm by Phoebe Magdirila

    ... with speeds of 17.7 Mbps. The region's average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps, slightly behind the average global speed of 17.5 Mbps. China, the United States and Japan are both included ...

  2. News - World - INTERNET

    US judge rules Baidu has First Amendment right to block content

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Judge rules Baidu can block content in US Internet giant Baidu has won the dismissal of a US lawsuit by pro-democracy activists who complained that China's most widely used search engine illegally suppressed political speech. Eight New York writers and video producers had accused Baidu of creating search-engine algorithms, at the behest of Beijing, ...

  3. News - World - INTERNET

    Should US foment unrest in Cuba? Questions as ‘covert Twitter’ revealed

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:06pm by NYT

    ... in the hope that the information might be used someday for political purposes. It is unclear whether the scheme was legal under US law, which requires written authorisation of covert action ...

  4. News - World - INTERNET

    Russian social network founder quits amid concern over internet freedom

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:06pm by GDN

    ... from its involvement in the 2012 protests. Last year Durov fled Russia after he was sought by police for his role in a traffic accident, which associates claimed was part of a political attack. ...

  5. News - World - INTERNET

    Web freedom will survive change in control, says ICANN’s Fadi Chehadé

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington The head of a non-profit group that manages the internet's infrastructure defended a US move to cede oversight of the body, and played down fears that Russia, China or other countries could exert control and restrict the web's openness. The US said last month that it would relinquish oversight of the Internet Cororation for Assigned Names ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Broadcast data project could provide free uncensored internet to anyone in the world

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 12:06pm by Angela Meng

    ... Outernet has the potential to eliminate the censorship networks imposed in many countries, including China, where technology giants like Google and Facebook have battled political, logistical ... “China has extraordinary technological capabilities,” Karim says. “If the government of China wants to block all satellite transmissions, then I’m sure they could figure out a way to do that. ...

  7. News - China Insider - INTERNET

    China has a new state-run search engine- but will anyone use it?

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 08:47pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com ChinaSo will be jointly managed by Xinhua News Agency and People's Daily A new state-run Chinese search engine named ChinaSo was revealed on Saturday. Featuring a multi-coloured logo reminiscent of Google and search functionality for images, video and a variety of provincial, national and international news, ChinaSo is the result of a merger ...

  8. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    China's internet giants hunt for acquisitions to plug service gaps

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:14am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg In a bid to plug gaps in their offerings, mainland internet firms look to buy suitable smaller rivals China's net giants hunt for acquisitions The mainland's internet ... in China to a record this year, adding to their 44 announced acquisitions since 2012 valued at US$18.7 billion, according to data. For each of the big three Chinese internet companies, ...

  9. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    WeChat in the way of Facebook's ambitions in China

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 01:11am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... in way of WhatsApp in China Facebook may well see its US$19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp as a way to break into the mainland's growing mobile-messaging market, but it faces a big ... combine mobile messaging, social networking, e-commerce, gaming and financial services," said Kitty Fok, the managing director for China at technology research firm IDC. In a report released ...

  10. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Weibo: Xiaomi buzzes In Singapore, LinkedIn hires in Beijing

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:13pm by Doug Young

    ... with a mandate to build up LinkedIn's China business, while also avoiding the kinds of politically sensitive content that many believe led to Facebook's getting blocked. Since that time, he has ... in the other direction into China, where its recently hired top executive was tweeting about his ongoing hiring efforts as the company builds up a local operation. I can't help but do a little ...




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