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  1. Lifestyle - Books - TECHNOLOGY

    Book: Virtual Unreality: Just because the internet told you so, how do you know it's true? By Charles Seife

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard James Havis

    ... such technology can be used, and misused, to the detriment of the unwary web surfer. In an age when it's often necessary to part with personal details with a click of the mouse, the book ... the book is that although the internet has enabled access to much more information than we could ever access in the pre-digital age, we may not actually be better informed. ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft eyes bigger slice of city's media tablet market

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... memory and Windows 8.1 Pro operating system. It weighs about 800 grams and is just 9.14mm thick- about 30 per cent thinner than Apple's MacBook Air laptop with 11-inch display. Scott ...

  3. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Beep, beep, Didi Taxi steers towards profit, IPO

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:53am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... smartphones or tablets telling their owners they have successfully booked a cab using the Didi Taxi app. Daily bookings via Didi in 180 cities exceed three million, co-founder Zhang Bo said. Excluding the expenses on cash rebates, we have already broken even ZHANG BO, DIDI TAXI Didi, launched in June 2012, allows passengers to make bookings, either immediate or in advance, with registered taxis. ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple prepares to fight e-book conspiracy claim

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Tech giant accused of being the 'ringmaster' of scheme to challenge Amazon and raise prices Apple prepares to fight e-book conspiracy claim Apple goes on the defensive today with the start of a trial in which US officials allege the company was the "ringmaster" of a conspiracy to raise prices of electronic books. In the trial ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Amazon jumps into smartphone market

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... evolution from online book seller to global technology titan with its hands in a growing number of businesses. The world's largest online retailer has debuted a variety of consumer electronics ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Amazon unveils its first smartphone, which can recognise the world around it

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:41pm by Associated Press in Seattle

    ... through Amazon. Users can simply snap a photo of a book, for instance, and Firefly will offer up its title and author, give more information about it and provide ways to buy it. “We wanted to make ... and book subscription plan, which normally costs US$99 a year. Bezos insisted the company wants to play in the premium phone space and introduce a product that goes beyond what is already ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's new programming tool opens door to more Hong Kong developers

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... The "Swift" programming language is expected to be a boon to developers building apps for users in Hong Kong- where the iPhone, iPad and MacBook are the top-selling products in their categories- ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    City needs innovation bureau, says think tank

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by Stuart Lau

    ... nationwide when it came to government spending on IT, compared with its revenue. Ni was in Hong Kong to discuss the academy's latest Blue Book, released early this month. He said the city needed ... the need for the bureau. Early this month, Ni stirred debate when the annual Blue Book was released, saying Hong Kong's economic competitiveness could be harmed by tycoon Li Ka-shing reducing ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google’s Project Tango is a 3-D tablet to help it compete with Amazon

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... for selling its tablets at low profit margins to compete with Google and Apple and to be able to sell digital content including e-books and films. ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's operating system upgrade to spur mobile apps

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... much-anticipated launch of new products, including upgrades of the popular iPhone, iPad and MacBook, in the second half of this year. Apple chief executive Tim Cook described the new mobile operating ...




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