Friday, April 25, 2008

China becomes world's largest internet population

BEIJING - China has surpassed the United States to become the world's largest internet-using population, reaching 221 million by the end of February, state media said on Thursday.

The number of internet users in China was 210 million at the end of last year, only 5 million fewer than the US internet users then, Xinhua news agency said, quoting the China internet Network Information Centre.

"Despite a rapidly increasing internet population, the proportion of internet users among the total population was still lower than the global average level," Xinhua quoted the Information Ministry as saying.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Share ZoomIn Maps

Yesterday, I released the new feature of share ZoomIn maps, which allows user to embed maps on their websites, also enable users to customize the width and height of the iframe.

Here is an example, I'm using ZoomIn map to show Wellington CBD

Christiaan Postma clock

From JoeB in the UK …
Click on "clock" on the left, and then click on "3" in the bottom right, sit back and watch.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The Sports Network brought down by Chinese Hackers

Update: It’s possible that the hackers actually thought they were taking down CNN’s sports site, based on early Twitter messages boasting about it.

Update2: Christine Lu was able to grab an image of the original hack (now top image above), which links back to It’s almost certain that they thought the site was CNN’s sports property
Sunday, April 13, 2008

Track the torch around the world

Friday, April 11, 2008

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