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Who Wins and Who Loses as Jobs Move Overseas?

The outsourcing of jobs to China and India has moved to new levels, affecting white collar workers in information technology who’ve traditionally felt invulnerable to the same plight that affected the manufacturing industry. This trend is fraught with thorny issues on all sides. No one can claim definitively that the professional jobs lost in the […]

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Activist Admits Sending China Technology

Chinese human rights activist, Gao Zhan, who was freed from a Chinese prison after the U.S. government interceded, is now being prosecuted by the U.S. government for selling China technology from the U.S. Zhan pleaded guilty on Wednesday to illegally selling American high-tech items with potential military uses to China.

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Hong Kong maids do Windows

In Hong Kong, maids take computer training courses to help their employers with doing the household budget, designing and maintaining the family website and even helping with homework by doing Internet searches. How’s this for bridging the digital divide in China?

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Study Shows Market Competition and Government Encouragement are Key Drivers of Growth of the Internet in China

A two-year study of Internet use and its impact in China reveals that the key drivers behind its growth are market forces, including people’s increasing desire to go online and competition among service providers, and the government’s view of the information technology sector as an engine for economic growth. The study also examines the demographics […]

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3Com and Sun Microsystems find new life in Chinese market

Increasingly, big companies are finding the Chinese market to be the spark plug they may need to jump start their ailing businesses and the battle ground to prove themselves in competition. Sun Microsystems takes on Microsoft directly in announcing that it has reached an agreement to install its Linux desktop software on more than 200 […]

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