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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Thought control can aid disabled

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter lifestyle@scmp.com It's the thought that counts "You can't plough a field by turning it over in your mind," goes an old saying. But you might soon be able to operate a computer, television and even lights in your home pure ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - LEARNING CURVE

    Apps can be an aid to teachers

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com How a mobile obsession can help students become organised Bryan Tang has just completed his IGCSE examination at an international school. Since joining the secondary section, he has changed his smartphone five times. Star ...

  3. Aid for e-book plan

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong The government has finally come up with a plan to break the monopoly in the educational textbooks market. On Monday, Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said that a HK$50 million subsidy would be set up to help not-for-profit publ ...

  4. Firm aided HKEx after web breach

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Weeks after cyber attackers crashed the Hong Kong stock exchange's regulatory disclosure website, a United States-based information technology company has emerged as a key player that helped the exchange resume operatio ...

  5. Net security aid offers shunned, firm says

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com An award-winning internet security company says that its rich resources are ready and waiting to inform and protect the public from online threats- but a government watchdog is standing in the way. Michael Gazeley, managing dire ...

  6. Beijing goes slow on power aid

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng in Xining eric.mpng@scmp.com Beijing is not in a hurry to subsidise solar power consumption nationwide as it wants to take time to decide on 'suitable' power prices, according to a senior researcher at a state energy think tank. Rather, ...

  7. Students complain over faulty hearing aids

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Sixty-two out of 100 pupils had stopped using hearing aids from the Education Bureau, as they caused headaches or were often faulty, a survey by the Association for the Rights of Hearing Impaired Students found. Of them, 77.8 per cent had very serious hearing impairment. Chairman Mok Mei-ling said the government should switch supplier. ...

  8. Chip technology aids air cargo accuracy

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip Researchers at the Polytechnic University are looking to usher Hong Kong's air cargo industry into the 21st century with new technology to replace the decades-old system of barcodes and manual labelling. The key is a five-centimetre-square c ...

  9. Poor may get internet aid in budget

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Gary Cheung

    ... Amy Nip and Gary Cheung Children from low-income families may get subsidies to help them pay internet access charges as a growing number of schools require students to do homework online. This was being considered by the government in its next budget afte ...

  10. HKU gets U$100,000 Aids grant

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The University of Hong Kong has been granted US$100,000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its research into a new Aids vaccine. The grant was awarded ... director of the Aids Institute at the HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the research project aims to develop a vaccine that can reduce the risk of HIV infection. The award is one of 104 grants ...




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