China

The Windows 8 China Test

There is a great deal of coverage of the China’s huge telecom manufacturing firm Huawei  after it received a  bipartisan sanction  from the  US  House Intelligence Committee. But according to diverse sources such as The Economist there is reason for the concern that goes beyond the hidden ownership and connection to the Chinese military including  its espionage group. Huawei …

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Bo Takes and Gives

Count on the Bo tale to take another twist – a small melodrama of days gone by but very telling. It has tinges of Mao Red and is told by a Chinese  expatriate. Check it out for a keen insight into the veritable telo-roman that is Bo Xilai and company. After taking, Bo is now …

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More Bo Info

Bo Xilai is the displaced  Chinese Communist leader who keeps giving. And in an indirect way he may be opening up China in ways that will be hard for the Communist Party to completely shutdown as 500 million bloggers and the Chinese equivalents of Twitter and Facebook plus the thousands of microsblogs continue to make …

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Apple and China

The NYTimes story last week on the iEconomy in China has raised again the issue of working conditions and notably practices in China. By Apple executives own admission this is a sensitive issue which could spoil the Apple Brand. Employees work excessive overtime, in some cases seven days a week, and live in crowded dorms. …

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Microsoft and China

Vendor Operating System Rate Microsoft Windows XP 86.38% Windows 7 10.78% Windows Vista 1.62% Windows 2003 0.43% Windows 2000 0.09% Other 0.01% Apple Mac OS 0.52% Linux Linux 0.17% Source: Baidu.com  With the upcoming Windows 8, Microsoft should see a huge increase in revenues from China. Consider that aging and no longer supported Windows XP …

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China’s Massive Internet Security Turmoil:Updated

Update:Penn-Olsen, a Chinese Tech watching website is reporting that Chinese Hackers say release of massive amounts of data was just a joke. The data released on the internet last week was already widely available in hacking circles, according to Wan Tao, the founder of a popular hacking online community. Wan told the Dongfang Daily that …

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China View I:

China has become the 2nd largest economy in the World today; and will become the largest if the government and people maintain there pact -“authoritarian one party rule in exchange for rapid economic development”. Takethe5th will link to articles that illuminate the progress China is making towards achieving that end. This first article originates with …

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