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China’s own 3G spec to go live in 2005

China’s first 3G cell phone that uses the China-developed communication standard will move from the labs to commercial sales, with production expected in 2005. The new cell phone was developed independently in China with local patents. It uses the China-developed data standard, TD-SCDMA (time division-synchronous CDMA). China hopes to commercially use the TD-SCDMA standard, competeing […]

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China forcing college grads to migrate to backward provinces

In what seems like a perverse way of bridging the digital divide, China, in an effort to transfer skilled workers from the the country’s cities to underdeveloped provinces, are forcing thousands of students to either find a job out in the poor provinces or be forced to move to Inner Mongolia. The article does not […]

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Largest digital library opens in Beijing

The world’s largest Chinese digital library, a database containing over 12 million documents or 25 percent of China’s public information resources, opened on Saturday, November 8, 2003. The digital library aims to make it possible for users to share 80 percent of China’s intellectual resources through the Internet within three years. The database covers information […]

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Domestic Players Promoted In Land Of Wireless Plenty

China is the largest and fastest growing market for wirelesss services and technologies. China itself is in the midst of a balancing act to promote its own domestic companies and complying with WTO agreements in opening the market to foreign competition. One way that China is attempting to ensure domestic success is to insist on […]

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China’s two-edged sword pains US

Another analysis article discussing the surge of China’s economic heft and its violations of WTO agreements. However, this opinion also attempts to color the discussion from China’s point of view which is often lacking in most U.S. opinions. Source at UK Times Online (not associate with Times magazine).

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