Articles By Owen Fletcher

Chinese antitrust law could target foreign IT firms

Chinese antitrust law could target foreign IT firms

More antitrust complaints like the one filed against Microsoft in China last year could target foreign IT companies under new...

August 25th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
Indian outsourcer cultivating Chinese clients

Indian outsourcer cultivating Chinese clients

When India's second-largest outsourcer, Infosys Technologies, opened a China office six years ago, it followed the offshoring industry into a...

August 14th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
China backs down on Green Dam porn filter plan

China backs down on Green Dam porn filter plan

China said Thursday it will not force PC makers to bundle an Internet filtering program with computers sold in the...

August 13th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
13 detained over death in Chinese Internet rehab boot camp

13 detained over death in Chinese Internet rehab boot camp

Chinese police have detained 13 people over the death by beating of a teenager at an Internet addiction camp in...

August 12th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
Ever heard of Evermore?

Ever heard of Evermore?

  A Chinese company that offers a rival suite to Microsoft Office is following industry trends by turning its software...

August 7th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
China pulls plug on shock treatment for Internet addicts

China pulls plug on shock treatment for Internet addicts

China has banned the use of shock therapy to treat Internet addiction after its use at one hospital sparked nationwide...

July 15th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
China Mobile’s provides sneak peek of app store

China Mobile’s provides sneak peek of app store

A Web site for China Mobile's upcoming mobile application store appeared online on Friday, giving a preview of what free...

July 2nd, 2009 Owen Fletcher
China delays Net filtering mandate for PC makers

China delays Net filtering mandate for PC makers

China postponed its requirement for PC makers to ship Internet filtering software with new computers late Tuesday, just hours before...

June 29th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
Linux could power free netbook offer from mobile carriers

Linux could power free netbook offer from mobile carriers

Mobile carriers may start giving away netbooks or free, and Linux-based application stores could help them profit by doing it,...

June 29th, 2009 Owen Fletcher
Lenovo, HP, Dell, other PC makers warned against spreading Chinese Web filterware

Lenovo, HP, Dell, other PC makers warned against spreading Chinese Web filterware

A U.S. company that says its code was copied by a Chinese Internet filtering program has ordered more PC makers...

June 14th, 2009 Owen Fletcher