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  1. Cultural highlights

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Credit card telephone booking: 2111 5999 Internet booking: www.urbtix.gov.hk Discounts: 50 per cent discount for senior citizens, the disabled, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients. 10 per cent discount for Friends of LCSD performing venues. Group discounts: 10 per cent off for each purchase of 4-9 tickets 15 per cent off for 10-19 ...

  2. Social networks ripe for hackers, says security firm

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Computer users are facing more cyber attacks - and the battlefield is increasingly Facebook and other social media, according to internet security firm Symantec. The global cyber ... Co-ordination Centre show an increase in security alerts published from 220 in 2009 to 308 last year - the highest on record. The centre had 1,153 incidents reported last year, most involving hacking. ...

  3. New IT applications improving HK social services: Yeoh

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... a computerised social security system to support the processing of applications, provide comprehensive data on the profile of recipients, and generate timely statistics to facilitate policy reviews. Dr ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 5.47pm: Government departments were introducing the latest information technology to improve the efficiency of social services in Hong Kong, Secretary for Health, ...

  4. Joining power to solve social problems

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... initiative. The scheme uses the idling power of individual computers to help solve social problems. By downloading a free software program, participants can contribute their unused processing power ... 'There are 3.8 million PCs in Hong Kong, so there is huge potential. Even if only a certain percentage join, it would make a big difference.' Software experts say the grid is secure ...

  5. Computers for poor taken over by parents

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the programme during annual follow-ups with households receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance. ... and secure internet access. But solving problems that arise after the computers are installed is the real challenge, according to the implementers. Tony Lee, of the other implementer WebOrganic, said ...

  6. Social networking sites pose password dangers

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yourself from malicious links in social networks, do not click on a link sent by someone you do not know. It is recommended to use security software to double check the safety of the link when you access it.' Pop-up windows in social networks can also be a risk. Users should block pop-up windows with browser tools or security software and delete cookies and history after accessing ...

  7. Symantec eyes mobile security

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the leading worldwide vendor of anti-virus software, will launch next month its Mobile Security Suite 5.0, designed to provide users of Windows Mobile-based smartphones and personal digital assistants ... in a comprehensive mobile security product was an imperative for Symantec to maintain its market leadership. 'Whether or not the product will produce a lot of revenue this quarter or next ...

  8. Lack of Net access hurts poor students, welfare group says

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... on food spending and other outgoings to afford it. Mrs Cheung, a single parent and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipient, said she skipped breakfast to save the HK$157 monthly ... to finish homework. Some 60 per cent of families had never heard of the government's computer-recycling programme. The programme caters to 20,000 CSSA or School Textbook Assistance (STA) ...

  9. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... technology can adversely affect the normal order of social life. The following story was widely circulated in Shanghai recently, and illustrates the point. It is about an old woman who stood ...

  10. Angels flying in to assist staff on site

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with their colleagues. 'The 3,000 staff members all have different jobs,' Mr Lee said. 'They can be cleaners, technicians or security guards. They have different education backgrounds ...




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