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Ethnic minority delegates look at a photo taken with a smartphone in Beijing in this 2012 file photo. CINC says mobile Internet access has overtaken desktop access in China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Mobile Overtakes Desktop Internet in China

According to an abstract of a report published by the China Internet Network Information Center, mobile phone has become # 1 internet access terminal in China.

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Thailand Sells 3G Mobile Licenses After Long Delay

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has taken a step toward catching up with neighboring countries in mobile communications technology after holding a long delayed auction for 3G licenses. Three bidders — subsidiaries of Advanced…

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Asia’s Fastest Data Cable Links Tokyo to Singapore

The 7,800km Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) connects Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines, transfering data at 40 gigabits per second.

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Malaysians Protest Against Changes to Internet Law

Malaysian activists and bloggers are staging an online black-out for one day to protest against changes to a law they say restricts free speech online.

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Baidu, Sina Announce Mobile & Content Partnership

Two major Chinese internet companies have announced a partnership which will entail content sharing between platforms and a mobile-centric approach to business.

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Programmers Sought for 2-Month Hackathon in Remote Philippine Island

Wanted: 12 programmers to live on a remote tropical island for two months to do nothing but write code.

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Baidu Profits Jump With Online Advertising Boom

China’s largest internet search engine Baidu, has reported a 70% jump in profits in the second quarter, amid continued growth in its advertising revenue.

Chirp App

Will Chirp Be The Next Sharing Standard for Connected Devices?

It’s like Tweeting, but literal! Online service Chirp transmits an actual chirp and compatible devices will respond by downloading content from the Internet.

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Three Strikes Policy Has ‘Halved Piracy’ in NZ

Internet piracy rates in New Zealand have halved since the introduction of the controversial “three strikes” rule, a record industry group has said.

Ethnic minority delegates look at a photo taken with a smartphone in Beijing in this 2012 file photo. CINC says mobile Internet access has overtaken desktop access in China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Mobile Overtakes Desktop Internet Access in Rural China

Mobile phones are now the most common way for people to connect to the internet in China, and 50% of users are from rural areas.

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