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China Embraces New Internet Opportunities
Source: China Daily
Source Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010
Focus: ICT for MDGs
Country: China
Created: Aug 23, 2010

The Ninth China Internet Conference (CIC) powered up with the theme of "Green Serivce-based Internet" on Tuesday. As a vane of the Asian Internet industry, the annual conference attracted over 160 IT CEOs and experts this year.

"In the context of post-global financial crisis, China now faces brand new challenges and opportunities both on economic levels and new IT industries. Huge new IT-related industries will emerge as the Internet develops at a rapid pace, this however, will also to some extent be dangerous if improperly used," Hu Qiheng, chairman of China Internet Association said in his opening speech.

To ensure the discussions runs in a comprehensive and insightive way, the CIC organized a three-days forum which covers twelve main themes, including topics "Internet application and service," "Internet and advanced culture development," "Green internet environment development," and "Cloud computing's potential."

Liu Yun, vice president of Google cast a general prediction for future internet development patterns, featuring with infinitive users all over the globe, smart-end-user service, tailor-made internet service, scientific and artistic media paterns which will require every media person with no-choice but to grasp the new technology.

More topics like mobile Internet service, cyber-advertisement and neo-media future, Internet games, and Internet securities will be discussed in the coming two days.
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