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The University of Maryland at Baltimore County chess powerhouse has another strong recruit in the pipeline. New Jersey junior master Arthur Shen is the new U.S. cadet champion, edging New York master Michael Bodek on tiebreaks last week at the invitational tournament in Crossville, Tenn., for the top American players younger than 16 last week. Shen, whose elder brother Victor participated in the event two years ago, wins a full ride to UMBC for his victory.
THE SERVICE: Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc. will distribute music from three global labels.
INTERNET GROWTH: China's online population soared to 485 million as of the end of June, a 15.5 percent increase from a year earlier.
Yao Ming is likely to make it official on Wednesday, announcing what is expected to be his retirement from the NBA and a sport that made him a household name in China.
The iPhone is conquering Asia, the home of its strongest competitors. Sales there nearly quadrupled from a year ago and helped Apple Inc. trump analyst expectations for yet another quarter.
The personal computer industry needs a jumpstart _ and it's counting on a rescue from emerging markets and a late-to-the-party push into tablet computers.
Dwight Howard's frustration with the NBA lockout has caused the Orlando Magic star to strongly consider playing overseas.
Conservationists listening to a critically endangered primate's morning calls in central Vietnam's mountains heard a surprising response. About 455 animals were counted there based on their calls, making it the largest known population of northern white-cheeked crested gibbons.
Let's begin by not overstating the case.