Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google has said “something will happen soon” in relation to the company’s talks with the Chinese government. According to a report by the Associated Press, Schmidt told a press conference in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday that talks are underway, but refused to release more details. He said: “I can’t really say […]… Read Article
Fresh concerns have been raised over the security of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. The warning comes from French government agency Certa, which said that pending a patch to update Internet Explorer, it recommends using a different browser. This is the latest blow to Microsoft, following on from the German government’s similar recommendation that internet […]… Read Article
Technology firm Yahoo! has been criticised by one of its Chinese business partners after publically coming out in support of Google's decision to consider quitting the country. The US firm revealed it will no longer censor search results through Google.cn and is considering pulling out of the country and ceasing its business operations following a […]… Read Article
The attacks on Google email accounts belonging to human rights activists can be traced back to the Chinese government “or its proxies”, according to a US internet security firm. Verisign’s iDefense Labs claims the web addresses involved in the cyber-attack “correspond to a single foreign entity consisting either of agents of the Chinese state or proxies thereof”, reports The […]… Read Article
The Chinese government has said it will stand firm with regard to censorship of the internet following Google’s threat to withdraw from the country. A report in the Financial Times this morning quoted Wang Chen, the head of the State Council Information Office and deputy head of the Communist party’s propaganda department, as saying internet […]… Read Article