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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong has fastest peak internet speed in world

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... executive of DotAsia, and vice chairman of the Internet Society of Hong Kong, said yesterday. "Without the competitive environment we wouldn't have such a good network at such a low cost. Before there were only a couple of providers, and when the new guy came in things started to move." Society executive committee member Cheng Che-hoo said Hong Kong since the 1990s had had ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong expected to lead the way as smartwatch sales predicted to soar

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... society needs. In Hong Kong, where tech-savvy shoppers have long been early adopters of the latest gadgets, smartwatch sales are expected to soar. Market research firm Counterpoint Technology ... Michael de Waal-Montgomery michael.dwm@scmp.com Hong Kong expected to lead the way on latest gadget, with global sales predicted to hit US$50b Armed and ready, smartwatches are no comic ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Smartphone apps guide the blind through the world

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by JENNI MARSH

    ... affairs and literature makes him feel more engaged with society, and integrated with a world he cannot see. However, Navy Hui, of the Hong Kong Society for the Blind, warns that the voice-over ... Jenni Marsh life@scmp.com With innovative apps, blind or visually impaired people can better connect with and cope in the wider world e-sight Hong Kong is a tricky place to be blind. Learn ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Ambitious plans to build a hi-tech future for Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com An ambitious study plotting Hong Kong's technology landscape puts focus on innovations that will help the elderly and boost businesses Big plans to build ... the park spearheads developments in biotechnology, electronics, green technology, information technology and precision engineering. Brooke said Hong Kong needed to focus more on areas closer ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Young in Hong Kong more likely than in West to use mobile internet devices

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:35am by Lai Ying-kit

    ... their counterparts in Britain and the United States, a survey has found. In the survey, 71 per cent of Hong Kong respondents said they mostly used mobile devices, rather than PCs or laptops, for internet ... type of device they most frequently used to surf the internet, and answer questions about their internet habits. Just 18 per cent of respondents in Hong Kong relied mostly on PCs and laptops, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple iPhone6 resellers still profiting in Hong Kong, two months on

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:51am by Denise Tsang, ALAN YU, Jennifer Ngo

    ... iPhone 6 models still doing a roaring trade on the streets of Hong Kong, more than eight weeks after the smartphones went on official sale in the city. When Apple started selling the iPhone ... iPhones at the store and resell them immediately outside. "How many Hong Kong people actually use the iPhones they just bought? It looks something like 10 or 20 per cent," he said. ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Colt targets new data centre investment in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:49am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... provider sets sights on HK and mainland Colt Group plans to pursue acquisitions and investments in Hong Kong and on the mainland after completing its 18.6 billion yen (HK$1.25 billion) takeover ... easily raise up to €300 million (HK$2.9 billion) to tap opportunities in the Asia-Pacific … we will be adding [data centre] capacity in Hong Kong, as well as work with mainland regulators ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Twitter plans Hong Kong office to tap into China

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 04:04am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Location will help 140-character social media company reach its global expansion goals Twitter plans Hong Kong office to tap into China Twitter plans to open an office in Hong Kong ... from digital research company China Internet Watch shows. Twitter joined Google and Facebook, who only opened a Hong Kong office in 2011, in battling woes in the world's largest ...

  9. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Events paint Hong Kong as a tech-savvy market

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:40am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Awards event, fair mark HK as tech-savvy town Long known for its buoyant property market and expertise as a financial services hub, Hong Kong could burnish ... of these individuals who helped shape the global internet," said Kathy Brown, the chief executive of the US-based awards organiser, Internet Society. Meanwhile, Asia's largest consumer electronics ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Printer giant Fuji Xerox nears China sales milestone on services push

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:58am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Printer giant looks to exploit growth potential in the country by boosting the enterprise services push as it nears the US$1b annual revenue goal Fuji Xerox on track to China sales milestone Fuji Xerox, one of the world's largest suppliers of office copiers and printers, expects to ramp up its services business across the mainland, Hong Kong ...




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