Steven Schwankert

Articles by Steven Schwankert

China on verge of having most Internet users

The country is only 5 million users away from becoming the world's largest wired nation

Beijing’s Olympics: one year to go

One year off, China still has a lot of work to do. Being discussed - for instance - is citywide wireless Internet, which may be more of a move towards 4G (fourth generation) than just a stop-gap implementation.

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

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Google Inc.'s proposed US$3.1 billion purchase of DoubleClick Inc., according to news reports Tuesday

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 said Tuesday.

Microsoft opens digital divide conference in Beijing

Reducing the digital divide through "integration" is the theme of a two-day Microsoft Corp. conference in Beijing that kicked off Wednesday morning.

Microsoft to denounce Google’s book search model

A Microsoft Corp. attorney will attack Google Inc.'s book search service in a speech Tuesday to the Association of American Publishers (AAP), saying Google is misappropriating principles of fair use to further its own business.

Microsoft, Google agree to NGO code of conduct

Microsoft Corp., Google Inc., and two other technology companies will develop a code of conduct with a coalition of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to promote freedom of expression and privacy rights.

US trails Europe, Japan in technology exports to China

China purchased a record amount of technology in 2006, with Europe accounting for almost 40 percent of total imports, China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

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