Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness

Photos of 10 dead sparrows on a Chinese pavement which went viral on social media and drew a swift official response show how hard covering up a bird flu outbreak would be in the Internet age.

Google users loyal: comScore

The planned Microsoft-Yahoo! online search tie-up has promise but must overcome people's fierce loyalty to market king Google, industry tracker comScore said Friday.

Yahoo! stock climbs on report of Alibaba sale

Yahoo! stock price climbed Friday on renewed rumors that it was close to a multibillion-dollar deal to sell half of its stake in Alibaba.com back to the Chinese online shopping portal.

Father of Great Firewall forced to remove microblog

The man widely seen as the architect of China's vast Internet censorship system known as the "Great Firewall" has had to take down his microblog after a storm of criticism by web users.

Russia's top portal to list on NASDAQ: report

Russia's top Internet portal Yandex intends to raise up to $1 billion (740 million euros) through an initial public offering on New York's NASDAQ stock exchange, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday.

8.7 million mobile customers hacked in S. Korea

South Korean police have arrested two hackers who stole personal data of 8.7 million customers of the nation's second-biggest mobile operator, the company said Sunday.

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