China seeks to outclass West in supercomputing

Dawning Information Industry Co., the Chinese company that built the world's second-most-powerful computer, includes a photo on its Web site of Chinese President Hu Jintao during a visit. The photo illustrates, in a

Published on: June 4th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Corruption risks in emerging markets turn off potential investors

A patchwork of sketchy anti-corruption rules that make it difficult for executives to assess business risk is causing a majority of international companies to delay or abandon key business initiatives in emerging economies,

Published on: December 11th, 2009 Anuradha Shukla

Countries may be ordering botnet attacks to confound enemies

Nations that want to disrupt their enemies' banking, media and government resources don't need their own technical skills; they can simply order botnets from cybercriminals.That's a point made in McAfee's new report "Virtually

Published on: November 18th, 2009 Ellen Messmer

Obama calls for ‘free and open’ Internet in meeting with Chinese students

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called for a free and open Internetduring a town hall meeting with Chinese university students in Shanghai."I'm a big believer in technology," the president said. "And I'm

Published on: November 17th, 2009 Ian Paul