By Michael Kanellos
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
July 9, 2002, 4:00 AM PT
BEIJING--After years of being called a sleeping giant of technology, China is finally awakening.
As its society changes and education system matures, the country is becoming a major consumer and producer of computer products. And as the global recession leaves few fertile opportunities elsewhere, China has emerged as a primary target for foreign business.
This special package, reported from Beijing, examines the various reasons that this may eventually be known as China's high-tech century.