Internet use

China Now Has 564 Million Internet Users

The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has released their annual report on Internet usage in China. Fifty-one million people went online for the first time in China in 2012, bringing the total number to 564...

No Computers Allowed for the Weekend

Alice Xin Liu at Danwei translates a front cover article of the Morning Post, “No Computers Allowed for the Weekend”: From 6 o’clock tonight, an alliance made up of many website administrators will make their...

Alternative Reality

The Economist reports on China’s rapid Internet growth and the unique habits of Internet users there: That such a big, increasingly wealthy and technologically adept country has embraced the internet is no surprise, but it...

China Has Nearly 100 New Internet Users Per Minute – People’s Daily

The China Internet Network Information Center has released new statistics on Internet usage in China, and the numbers just keep going up. From People’s Daily: According to the report, as of June 30, China has had 162 million Internet users, only second to the United States, 211 million. Comparing to the end of 2006, it […]

China’s Young Netizens Total 18.3 Million – Xinhua

From By the end of the first half of this year, China’s netizens totaled 123 million, and those under the age of 18, 18.3 million, accounting for 14.9 percent of the total. “The Internet has become an important facility in Chinese youth’s daily life,” an official with the Central Committee of the Communist Youth […]

China Blogging Report Released

China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) put its “2006 China Blogging Report” online. Click HERE to download. For more information, click HERE to read the summary (in Chinese) from CNNIC. CDT’s previous coverage on this news: China Blogging Report by CNNIC China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) released its 2006 China Blogging Report on Sept. […]

China Blogging Report by CNNIC

From CNNIC: China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) released its 2006 China Blogging Report on Sept. 23. The report said the number of Chinese bloggers reached 17.5 million at the end of August, and active bloggers (with at least one update each month) reached 7.70 million. Blog readers were more than 75 million. The report […]

India, China closing digital gap – Reuters

From Reuters, via CNN (link): The digital divide is narrowing as citizens in emerging markets get online via computers and mobile phones, with some regions now on a par with developed nations, a ranking of Web-savvy nations showed on Wednesday… Within China and India, regions such as Shanghai and Bangalore have almost the same level […]

Report: China Internet Use Catching Up With US – Gene J. Koprowski

From Technology News: China is now the nation with the second largest number of Internet users — with 20 million new users going online last year — and is coming close to the U.S. in terms of total broadband users too, according to a new research report. The total number of Chinese Internet users reached […]

Town Loses Hyperlink to Future – Ching-Ching Ni

From the Los Angeles Times: This village on the edge of the Gobi desert entered the 21st century much as it had the previous one, with yellow sand blanketing the mountains and poor farmers sharing their mud huts with cows, donkeys and pigs. No homes had running water. No shops sold clothes, just bundles of […]

More and more Chinese are logging on – IOL

From the Independent Online: The number of Web users in China, the world’s second largest Internet market, grew by nine million people in the first half of this year to hit 103-million, the China Daily said on Friday. The growth represented an increase of 18,4 percent over the same period last year in a market […]

Mary Meeker: Thoughts on the Internet and China

From Morgan Stanley: Mary Meeker discussed thoughts on the Internet and China at the annual Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (HYSTA) conference in Santa Clara, California on May 7… Below, we have provided a link...



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