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Microsoft Accused Of Censoring Search Results -- In The U.S.

Reuters | Paul Carsten | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp denied on Wednesday it was omitting websites from its Bing search engine results for...

Why Chinese Workers Are Protesting Nokia

Reuters | James Pomfret | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

By James Pomfret DONGGUAN, China (Reuters) - Hundreds of workers shouted slogans on Wednesday outside a Nokia factory in southern China...

Microsoft Asks China To Stop Stealing Its Stuff

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has lodged a complaint with China to stop four state-owned companies from allegedly using pirated and unlicensed v...

Microsoft's Hiring 1,000 New Employees! (In China)

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft will hire 1,000 staff in China over the coming year, adding to the 4,500 the company already employs in the country, a s...

Background-Check Business Booms Thanks to China

Richard Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Powell

Firms that provide background checks on businesses and individuals have never been in such high demand -- thanks to a flood of fraudulent claims by Chinese businessmen and applicants.

Chinese Teens In Microsoft Supplier's Factory

Yahoo! News | Mark Hachman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft said Tuesday that it has agreed to investigate claims that a contract manufacturer of some of its peripheral products has been subjecting it...

Plurk: Microsoft China Blatantly Rips Off Microblogging Service Plurk

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microblogging startup Plurk may not have become hugely popular in these parts, where Twitter rules the lands, but it has been making strides in Asia. ...

Fair Trade Suffers When China Censors The Internet. It's Not Just A Human Rights Issue.

Michael A. Santoro and Wendy Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael A. Santoro and Wendy Goldberg

We are accustomed to thinking of censorship purely as a human rights issue, but for information providers and technology companies, censorship acts as a trade barrier.