Archive: 01/16/2012

China's Internet population tops 500 million

China now has more than 500 million people on the Internet and nearly half use weibos, microblogs similar to Twitter that can circumvent the country's powerful censors, official data showed Monday.

dateJan 16, 2012 in Internet
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'French Steve Jobs' shakes up mobile phone market

Hailed as the French Steve Jobs, entrepreneur Xavier Niel is shaking up the country's mobile phone market with a maverick style far removed from France's traditionally conservative business practices.

dateJan 16, 2012 in Telecom
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