Tech in Asia staff stationed on the mainland confirmed it is no longer blocked, though sometimes images won’t load or only partially load.
Gmail is back in China. Sort of. Well, OK, it's really screwed up and it could take you more than 10 minutes to send a simple email...
Gmail users in China are this weekend finding that Google’s email service is totally inaccessible in the country.
China is hosting the World Internet Conference. Let’s take a moment for the insanity of that to sink in.
Although this looks like some kind of bizarro land event that only glad-handing politicians would go to, it’s actually attracted some leading, global tech execs.
The aim is to censor GreatFire’s mirror sites, which are copies of blocked sites like the Chinese versions of Reuters and The Wall Street Journal.
China’s system of web censorship today blocked all the BBC’s news and radio websites.
Instagram’s block in China is likely due to the democracy reform protests in Hong Kong. Yesterday saw tens of thousands of peaceful demonstrators fill the streets.
China got the internet in 1994. But soon after, the government started working on ways to restrict it. Here's a list of all the major sites that are now blocked.
One week ago, internet users in China started to report malfunctions on popular foreign services Line, KakaoTalk, Flickr, and OneDrive. The disruptions have yet to subside at the time of writing. Medi...
There’s more alleged turbulence on the Chinese internet this week, as it appears that Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage service and Yahoo’s Flickr photo hosting site are currently not accessible from...
GreatFire reports Google services have been almost completely cut off in the last four days, with no indication of if or when they might return.
The internet in Xinjiang went dark for 10 months after ethnic riots in 2009. Today's terror attack in Urumqi could see it shut down again.
In as little as a year, Facebook could have boots on the ground for the first time in China, even though the site they represent will remain censored.
Unblockable? Unstoppable? FireChat messaging app unites China and Taiwan in free speech… and it’s not pretty
Over a week ago a messaging app for the iPhone called FireChat launched and quickly attracted attention from the international tech media. Created by Open Garden, a team of developers based out of San...
VyprVPN slides onto iOS and Android, but can it jump China’s Great Firewall more nimbly than competitors?
Throughout my career in China, I’ve gone through a handful of different VPN services to evade the Great Firewall. Starting with a free VPN from my alma mater to making my own on Amazon Web Services to...