China currently has more internet users accessing the web with mobile devices than via personal...
by Grace | Jul 22, 2014
According to China Internet Network Information Center, the number of Chinese Internet users...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 19, 2011
The number of people online in China has been skyrocketing over the past decade. The statistics this year are still impressive, with 485 million people now using the Internet, but growth has slowed ever so slightly. From the...
by Sophie Beach | May 2, 2010
The population of Chinese netizens keeps growing. AFP reports on the latest numbers: The online population in the world’s most populous nation has reached 404 million, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the State...
by Paulina Hartono | Apr 25, 2009
Despite the global economy, the Internet industry has been able to weather tough economic times. From Xinhua, via People’s Daily Online: Kai-fu Lee, vice president of Google, was optimistic about the company’s...
by Kate Zhao | Apr 21, 2008
From USA Today via RedOrbit.com: China, already the world leader in cellphone use, has surpassed the USA as the No. 1 nation in Internet users. The number of Chinese on the Internet hit more than 220million as of February,...
by Lisa Pickoff-White | Mar 14, 2008
China has more Internet users than any other country, the Wall Street Journal reports. The paper estimates that there are 228.5 million Internet users compared to 217.1 million in America: BDA estimates that China’s online...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 26, 2007
pda: the digital content blog on The Guardian website writes about a new study of habits of Internet users in China and the U.S.: While 61% of the Chinese respondents, who had an average age of just over 20, agreed with the statement “I have a parallel life online”, only 13% of Americans said the […]
by Kate Zhao | Aug 16, 2007
From Reuters: A Chinese couple tried to name their baby “@,” claiming the character used in e-mail addresses echoed their love for the child, an official trying to whip the national language into line said Thursday. The unusual name stands out especially in Chinese, which has no alphabet and instead uses tens of thousands of […]
by Kate Zhao | Jul 14, 2007
From InformationWeek: The number of Internet users in China has reached 137 million, and with double-digit annual growth projected, the country is poised to overtake the United States in total number of users within a few years, a researcher said. Based on figures supplied by the China Network Information Center , the country’s Internet population […]
by Wu Nan | Jan 26, 2007
Opinion: Outlook for those looking to cash in on Chinese Internet growth is not particularly good, via InfoWorld: The semi-annual report from the China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) is almost always a cause for exuberance. There are millions more Internet users in China! Yippee! Hooray! Now if we could just sell one (or one […]
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods