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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...

Google's smart China decision

In the past, we here in the ShadowLands have been critical of Google’s complicity in the Great Firewall of China .  So credit where credit is due – their decision to...

Hackers paralyze China's top search engine

China’s largest search engine, Baidu.com, said that it was temporarily shut down after a cyberattack Tuesday. Hackers briefly blocked access to China’s top search engine by steering traffic to another...