The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
Pew Internet & American Life Project: China’s Online Population Explosion – Deborah Fallows’ research on the Chinese net
ZDNet: Dell’s Rebooted Asian Strategy – Dell’s starting to sell its computers in retail outlets in Asia, because direct-selling hasn’t turned out well for them here.
Silicon.com: $100 Laptop Goes into Mass Production – “The laptop will be manufactured in Shanghai by Quanta. The production line will be turned on in August for testing procedures, and the first mass-produced laptops for use in schools will be made in October”