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Universities drop 'discriminatory' Kindle DX

Universities in four states in the United States have agreed to halt schemes to use electronic reading devices until they are fully usable by blind people. The decision concludes a...

China tells Web companies to obey controls

China’s ruling party newspaper warned Internet companies Thursday to obey government controls as Web users watched anxiously to see whether Google carries out a threat to leave the country over...

Google's China threat is a rare show of defiance

Google’s threat to end its operations in China over censorship and computer-security concerns could embarrass communist leaders who crave international respect. Yet it appears unlikely that many other companies would...

LG projects 2010 mobile phone sales at 140 million

LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday that it expects a significant increase in mobile phone sales this year as it rolls out 20 new smartphones and aims to become one of...

Indonesia's big rail plans

Might as well dream big dreams… by Asia Sentinel’s John Berthelsen    Indonesia is either about to get the most advanced high-speed rail operation in the world — or it...