Rampant piracy and a crumbling market for CDs has put the music industry in Asia under immense pressure, but experts are hoping that technology and social media will help fill the gap.
Several PC makers said Friday they were voluntarily including China's controversial Internet filter software in new shipments despite Beijing's decision to postpone making it mandatory.
Microsoft is integrating messages from prominent users of Twitter, the hot micro-blogging service, into the results generated by its new Internet search engine Bing.
New search engine Bing helped Microsoft increase its share of the search market in the United States in June
Facebook is revising its privacy settings to give the more than 200 million users of the social network the ability to share as much or as little about themselves online as they want.
Supersport to offer live online video streaming of the men's and women's Wimbledon finals and all the stages of the 2009 Tour de France
Chinese authorities insisted an Internet filtering programme will go ahead despite a last-minute decision this week to postpone making it mandatory on new PCs, state media said Thursday.
The founder of two of the most popular gadget sites on the Web, Gizmodo and Engadget, launched another destination for technology junkies on Wednesday.
Video-sharing site YouTube announced on Wednesday that it was doubling the size limit for uploads to its website to allow users to post more high-definition (HD) video.
China's decision to delay the installation of Internet filtering software on computers is a victory for public opinion but will not change the government's hold on censorship, analysts said on Wednesday.