Chinese Windows 2000 attack crashes PCs

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Security researchers have spotted malicious code that triggers a critical vulnerability in the Chinese version of Windows 2000, and warned non-Chinese users to expect attacks. Symantec confirmed that the proof-of-concept code publicly posted to the...

Chinese Internet Users Up to 210 Million

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The official China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) announced yesterday that the country's online population was now at 210 million, having grown 53%, from 137 million reported at the same time last year, and was...

Yahoo Exec Apologizes for Chinese Journalist Incident

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Michael Callahan, executive vice president and general counsel at Yahoo Inc., has apologized for failing to inform U.S. lawmakers about the circumstances under which the Internet company gave the Chinese government information on one of...

Seagate: No Buyout Offer from Chinese Company

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Contrary to previous reports, Seagate Technology has announced the world's largest disk drive maker has not received an offer to be acquired by any foreign or domestic company and that it is not for sale....

Chinese Anti-Corruption Game Proves too Popular

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A Chinese government-sponsored online game that allows players to learn government anti-corruption measures and to kill corrupt officials and their bikini-clad mistresses has been overwhelmed by user demand. The Ningbo Haishu District Discipline Commission in...

Chinese Company Interested in Buying Seagate

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An unnamed Chinese technology company has shown interest in acquiring disk drive maker Seagate Technology, which owns about 30% of the world market share in the sector. The possibility of such a transaction raises concerns...

Chinese cyber-dissident jailed for 4 years

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According to Reporters Without Borders, Chen Shuqing, an outspoken critic of the Chinese government and advocate of democratic reforms, has been sentenced to four years in jail after he was convicted of "inciting the government's...

Chinese court rules Yahoo violated music copyrights

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In a copyright infringement lawsuit, a Chinese court ruled against Yahoo's China operations and ordered the company to pay 210,000 yuan ($27,000) in damages to member companies of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry....

Chinese develop E-Waste Technology

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Zhenming Xu and colleagues at Shanghai Jiao Tong University say they have developed a recycling and recovery technology designed especially for disposal of printed circuit boards. The researchers say the technology, which supposedly has advantages...

Chinese success pushes World of Warcraft

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Blizzard's World of Warcraft is now officially the largest MMOG in the world, with the title boasting some 3.5 million paying subscribers worldwide - including 1.5 million in China, where the game only launched in...

Chinese security standard could fracture Wi-Fi

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The implementation of a Chinese security standard for wireless networking could undermine efforts to develop a global standard for wireless LANs and drive up the cost of networking equipment for end users, warned a senior...

Chinese V-Dragon chip now on sale

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Chinese firm, Culturecom Holdings Ltd says it has begun selling its V-Dragon chip, claiming 100,000 orders thus far. The chip is designed to run a local implemetation of Linux - known as Midori - and...

Chinese cyber dissident sentenced to five years

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China's pioneering cyber-dissident Huang Qi, one of the first to be arrested for expressing his political views on the Internet, has been sentenced to five years in prison for subversion, lawyers and a rights group...

Chinese CPU goes 64-bit

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The Chinese firm BLX IC Design Corp, Ltd. have announced that they are to start production of a 64-but processor, named the Godson-2. The 32-bit version was clocked at 266 MHz (which was aimed at...

Chinese Xbox to Launch in Q4 2002

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The general manager of Microsoft Taiwan, Eunice Chiu, told DigiTimes about the Chinese-version launch of the Xbox, with a price to be determined. The Xbox will launch at the end of the year or early...

Chinese firm to compete with PS2, Gamecube, Xbox

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A report in the Taiwanese press claims a Chinese company will attack Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft by introducing its own video game consoles. The Economic News quoted the chairman of Sichuan Changhong Electric...

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