Stories by Steven Schwankert

China defines Internet addiction

Internet addiction is on the rise in the world's largest Net market, and now Chinese doctors have officially defined it as an ailment.

WSJ: Microsoft hires Seinfeld to bite Apple

Apple keeps pummeling Microsoft in its ads, and yadda yadda yadda, the world's largest software maker plans to hire comedian Jerry Seinfeld for its new marketing campaign, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Samsung releases 'green' handsets

Samsung Electronics has released three environmentally friendly handsets, using "green" materials for their exteriors and recycled ones inside.

Olympics: so far, so good, so what?

My editor's unhappy with me because I just filed this column rather late. I'm guilty as charged -- I had a chance to watch Roger Federer, Venus Williams, and Rafael Nadal, who is so the best tennis player in the world it's not even funny. All three p...

Olympic chief: 'no deal' on China Net censorship

International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge Saturday said there was "no deal" with Beijing Olympic officials to permit censorship of the Internet during the games, and lashed out at criticism of the IOC and its handling of the matter.

China hits back at US senator's spying claims

China's Foreign Ministry brushed off but did not specifically deny accusations that Chinese authorities are forcing foreign hotel chains operating here to install Internet eavesdropping devices ahead of the Olympics.

IOC caves to China Internet censorship

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) admitted Wednesday that it made a deal with Chinese officials to accept censorship of the Internet during the Beijing Olympic Games, which begin August 8.

Apple opens first store in China

Over 400 Apple enthusiasts lined up Saturday morning -- some queueing since Friday night -- to be among the first customers at the opening of China's first Apple Store in Beijing.

A tech tourist's guide to Beijing

Technologically, Beijing is a city at a crossroads. It is the capital of the world's largest mobile phone and Internet user markets, and its universities, especially Tsinghua University, produce some of the world's top technology minds. At the same t...

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