Just because technology can bridge schools from across the planet together in a lesson, doesn't mean the school building should be torn down. Too much tech in education can be a barrier.
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Android has outrun Apple in the China mobile platform market share race, as it comes close to claiming nearly 70 percent of the smartphone market.
China and YouTubeFor those who have been entirely unaware of the freedom movement in China, let me tell you now - it's a tricky one. China has once again blocked access to YouTube, due to videos emerging of soldiers attacking Tibetan nationals.
As I watched the BBC News last night after getting in from London, I saw riots in China with death tolls surpassing those of the 1989 Tiananmen Square tragedy. Mobile phones have "stopped working" and Internet access is "limited" in the area, according to the news reports.
One U.S. researcher has deconstructed a constantly updated file in the China-only version of Skype that contains a list of more than 1,100 words used to censor and monitor its users.
According to the research firm, while the U.S. remains in strong global standing in second place, all eyes are on China, Brazil and India as smartphone shipments will overtake feature phone shipments this year.
The Chinese mobile maker, despite a U.S. House committee warning U.S. businesses to avoid buying equipment from the firm, expects to see a massive rise in smartphone shipments this year.
Chinese telecoms maker Huawei has issued a report pledging to never co-operate with spying or espionage, refuting claims that it may have links to the Chinese government.
A U.K. parliamentary committee will examine the relationship between Huawei, which was accused of posing a national security threat by the U.S., and British Telecom, the U.K.'s largest telecoms provider.
An ongoing U.S. House investigation into the Chinese telecoms giants Huawei and ZTE continue to stir. Huawei believes the claims are simply: "allegations based on allegations."