Beijing Police Launch Virtual Web Patrol

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Starting September 1, police in China's capital will use animated officers to walk, bike or drive across a user's browser viewing 13 of China's top portals every half hour with warnings to stay away from...

Beijing Software Company Sues Blizzard

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In a lawsuit disclosed just today, Beijing-based software company Founder Group has filed a lawsuit against Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of the "World of Warcraft," and WoW's local operator in China for allegedly using its...

Yahoo: Beijing Likely Blocking Photo Site

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Flickr.com, one of the world's most popular online photo-sharing sites and owned by Yahoo Inc., is likely being blocked by the Chinese government, Yahoo's Hong Kong unit said on Tuesday. Flickr—popular among a growing class...

No Vista for 2008 Beijing Olympics

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The IT systems supporting the upcoming 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, will not be using Windows Vista, Microsoft's latest operating system. Instead, the computing hardware will run on Windows XP, according to Xie...

Web Addicts Treated in Beijing

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The 12 teenagers and young adults, some in ripped jeans and baggy T-shirts, sit in a circle, chewing gum and fidgeting as they shyly introduce themselves. "I'm 12 years old," one boy announces with a...

Microsoft's Beijing win raises concerns in China

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There is growing disquiet about public sector IT contracts being awarded to Western vendors in China, a country long known for its fondness of open-source and homegrown companies. According to reports following...

Beijing cyber cafe fire kills 24

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The mayor of Beijing has ordered the closure of all Internet cafes in the city following a fire in which 24 people were killed and 13 injured. The blaze broke out on Sunday morning at...

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