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Internet Usage In China Soars Thanks To Mobile Devices
2013-01-15 09:09:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Fight against it as they may, the Chinese government has not able to keep the web out of their people´s hands. Despite tightening control over what is posted online and what is seen, new data from the East shows that the number of those accessing the Internet continues to grow at a substantial rate. According to the China Internet Network Information Center, the country saw 51 million more surfers added in 2012 over...

China Cracks Down On Internet Freedom Following Scandals
2012-12-27 10:15:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though it might sound unexpected, the Chinese government has come under scrutiny this year as a result of some online missteps. As a communist country, China works to control what is published about its government and political figures. However, if we´ve learned anything during the last five years in America, it´s that news travels fast and unencumbered via Twitter. The same can be said of China´s own microblogging...

Google To Kill The Music In China
2012-09-21 10:44:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Today, Google has announced they will be shuttering their music download service in China, just three years after they introduced it. The search giant puled themselves out of China and into Hong Kong two years ago after struggling with censorship issues from the Chinese government. Now, according to the announcement, Google will kill the music in China on October 9th. Google´s music service in China was the search...

Huawei Tries To Quell Security Fears With The US
2012-09-06 06:21:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In a renewed effort to alleviate U.S. security concerns, Chinese network equipment maker Huawei Technologies Ltd. issued a report on Tuesday in which it pledged never to engage in espionage or cooperate with spies. The company also rejected allegations that it was linked to the Chinese government. The 24-page report, authored by John Suffolk, a former British government chief information officer who became Huawei´s global...

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