News tagged with names

China shuts 'rumour' blogs in Internet crackdown

One of China's most popular microblogging services has shut several accounts for spreading "malicious" rumours, as Beijing tightens control over the Internet after the ouster of a top leader.

Apr 25, 2012
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".Oops": Glitch forces extension for new suffixes

You're probably familiar with ".com" and ".org." How about ".oops"? A technical glitch forced the abrupt shutdown of a system for letting companies and organizations propose new Internet domain name suffixes. The Internet ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Apple says Proview iPad trademark demands unfair

(AP) -- In its latest statement on a simmering dispute over the iPad brand name, Apple Inc. said Tuesday that Proview Electronics' insistence that it still owns the mainland China iPad trademarks is misleading and unfair.

Mar 13, 2012
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iPad dispute signals new era in trademark troubles

(AP) -- iPotato, isock, icouch, istove, i-you-name-it. An Internet search for "i" words from A to Z will turn up just about any combination you might think up, from all over the world, only a handful of them ...

Mar 06, 2012
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China's Sina says microblog controls damaging

Chinese web giant Sina warned Tuesday that government requirements for microbloggers to register their real names before posting messages will hurt activity on its popular social networking site.

Feb 28, 2012
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Beijing issues ultimatum for microblog users

Microblog users in Beijing who do not register using their real names by mid-March will be banned from posting comments, a local official said on Wednesday, as authorities tighten their grip on the web.

Feb 08, 2012
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