Articles By Steven Schwankert

China blocks press access to certain Web sites

China blocks press access to certain Web sites

Journalists connecting to the Internet at the Beijing International Media Center (BIMC) are discovering that despite promises of an open...

July 30th, 2008 Steven Schwankert
China tops 250 million Internet users

China tops 250 million Internet users

BEIJING - China reasserted itself as the world's largest Internet market with 253 million total users by the end of...

July 23rd, 2008 Steven Schwankert
Report: Microsoft prepares new bid for Yahoo

Report: Microsoft prepares new bid for Yahoo

Microsoft is seeking partners including Time Warner and News Corp. in a new bid to acquire Yahoo's search business, the...

July 1st, 2008 Steven Schwankert
Beijing 2008: A ‘high-tech’ Olympics

Beijing 2008: A ‘high-tech’ Olympics

All over Beijing, Olympic countdown clocks tick off the seconds that China has awaited for seven years: the moments until...

June 11th, 2008 Steven Schwankert
China’s 3G system to grow after Olympics

China’s 3G system to grow after Olympics

BEIJING - China's 3G (third generation telephony) system will expand service to 10 cities after August's Olympic Games, the nation's...

May 7th, 2008 Steven Schwankert
Democrats overseas will be casting their e-ballot

Democrats overseas will be casting their e-ballot

Voters in Beijing will be going to the polls on Super Tuesday to vote for the U.S. Democratic Party presidential...

February 6th, 2008 Steven Schwankert
China on verge of having most Internet users

China on verge of having most Internet users

BEIJING – More than 200 million people in China now use the Internet, a 53 per cent per leap from...

January 17th, 2008 Steven Schwankert
Beijing’s Olympics: one year to go

Beijing’s Olympics: one year to go

August 8 marks one year until the 2008 Olympic Games begin in Beijing. Standing on the street in the Chinese...

August 7th, 2007 Steven Schwankert
Privacy concerns leads to FTC probe of US$3.1 billion Google-DoubleClick deal

Privacy concerns leads to FTC probe of US$3.1 billion Google-DoubleClick deal

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEBEIJING - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Google Inc.'s proposed US$3.1 billion purchase of...

May 28th, 2007 Steven Schwankert
Intel settles copyright fight with Chinese company

Intel settles copyright fight with Chinese company

Intel Corp. settled a three-year legal battle with a Chinese company that it had sued for US$7.96 million, the companies...

May 15th, 2007 Steven Schwankert