b>SEATTLE/b>: Worldwide personal computer shipments increased more than 20% in the first three months of 2010 from the same period a year ago, a sign the PC business is on firmer ground after one of its shakiest stretches ever.
b>BEIJING/b>: A Chinese supercomputer has been ranked the world's second-fastest machine in a list issued by US and European researchers, highlighting China's ambitions to become a global technology centre.
b>BEIJING:/bA Google search feature was blocked in China yesterday, the company said as it awaited the Chinese government's decision on whether to renew its operating licence amid tensions over censorship.
b>WASHINGTON/b>: The United States for the first time is publicly warning about the Chinese military's use of civilian computer experts in clandestine cyberattacks aimed at American companies and government agencies.
b>TOKYO/b>: Japan will soon start testing electronic textbooks in primary schools, enhancing the role of information technology in the classroom for a generation of 'digital natives' born in the wired age.
b>SINGAPORE/b>: Asians are muscling their way into traditionally Western-dominated social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Internet blogs, prompting major players to sit up and take notice.