rural Internet use

China Becomes the Biggest PC Market

China has become the world’s biggest market for personal computers according to IHS, with 69 million units shipped in 2012 compared with 66 million in the U.S.. From the BBC: Laptops are the fastest rising sector in...

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 […]

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