David Kirkpatrick: China’s Future: A Nation of Geeks?

From Fortune Magazine:

You already knew that most of your electronic devices are made in China. But it is becoming state-of-the-art in the use of technology too. For instance, China has 350 million cellphone users, according to Information Industry Minister Wang Xudong, who spoke at the FORTUNE Global Forum earlier this week in Beijing. That’s more than any other country in the world. As for the Internet, about 100 million Chinese are already online. That puts it No. 2 behind the U.S. As more and more of its 1.3 billion people get online in the next few years, China will lead the world in this too. And it won’t be long before it becomes the world’s largest market for personal computers (it recently passed Japan to become No. 2).

See also “Chinese send 750 million SMS daily” from textually.org.

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