The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
Businessweek: A Slipping Dragon? – Responses to Businessweek’s ‘Broken China’ cover story
ZDNet: China’s Spam Surge – “One reason for the growing popularity of Chinese domains was the ban on TLDs from other countries due to spam blacklists, Symantec offered”
Telecom Asia: China’s IT Olympic Lineup – “While the Chinese 3G technology on its own is not likely to be enough to support the mobility needs of the international community present, China Mobile is also looking into WiMAX and Wi-Fi to supplement its mobile broadband offerings.”
Businessweek: KKR: Cashing In on Credit Woes – “The goal is to snap up bargains from some of the $300 billion in junk bonds and high-yield loans weighing on Wall Street banks that have promised financing for a gaggle of mega-LBOs.”
Silicon Alley Insider: Running the Numbers: Why Newspapers Are Screwed [Anonymoused] – Henry Blodget checks the NYT’s books and finds it lacking. Particularly relevant given that WSJ.com is now going free.
Businessweek: Why Wi-Fi Networks Are Floundering – “Faced with weak user demand, AT&T and other telecoms are stepping up pressure on cities to foot more of the bill for muni Wi-Fi projects”
Businessweek: The Case for Freeing the WSJ Online – “But even for one of the most recognizable daily papers in the world, subscription revenues can’t compare to online advertising revenues.”