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  1. 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

    ... the world. Technology itself can't be evil if we see it purely from a scientific perspective, but how we make use of it can be a very different story. Take the example of a new technology ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... of the queue. The electoral cycle is too short to induce enough longer-term thinking. This near-term view of the world exacts its price on key sections of the population, especially the young, but does ...

  3. TVB World Cup game plan stays under wraps

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip TVB is introducing technology it says will enable it to broadcast playbacks from the soccer World Cup without infringing the copyright of licence-holder Cable TV- ... will be featured in TVB's World Cup programme on its Jade channel. The show will be broadcast after midnight on days when matches are played. Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association chairman ...

  4. I-Cable profit slumps 55pc after World Cup

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Pay-television operator i-Cable Communications said third-quarter profit slumped 55 per cent as it did not have other income to match a surge during World Cup football matches last summer. Net profit in the quarter fell to HK$37 million from HK$83 million a year ago. Revenue was HK$563 million, down 11 per cent. Its pay-television revenue fell 18 per cent ...

  5. Building sector turns to online data service

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... only started to scratch the surface of this market, which remains largely dependent on inefficient, paper-based processes. The mainland has the world's fastest growing construction ... of the expanding economy, foreign investments, the 2008 Olympic Games, changing laws, privatisation and industry liberalisation under the World Trade Organisation. Mr Jasper said the construction ...

  6. Thousands watching World Cup matches free on internet

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Nearly 40,000 households are estimated to have been watching the World Cup on the internet without paying a cent. Internet traffic recorded by the Hong Kong Internet eXchange has increased by 30 to 35 per cent since the beginning of the World Cup. Many soccer sites were operated from the mainland and were streaming matches from the state-run CCTV's broadcasts. Cable TV owns ...

  7. NetEase profit surges 29pc on boost from World Cup

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... quarter, boosted by better than expected performance of its stable of established online games such as Fantasy Westward Journey and by World Cup-related advertising. But the company warned ... expected profit in the second quarter, its profit growth will slow in the coming quarter because its online advertising revenue cannot benefit from the World Cup anymore,' said Dick Wei, ...

  8. China firm mobilises for World Cup on small screen

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung When the World Cup football tournament kicks off in Germany on June 9, so too will China's first mobile-telephone match highlights service. Dragon Mobile, a subsidiary ... during the World Cup. 'Some matches don't kick off until the middle of the night in China because of the time zone difference, so mainland users will be able to get all the match ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Lenovo bid for BlackBerry could collapse under pressure

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:45pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... valuing the whole company at US$4.7 billion. Lenovo is the world’s biggest manufacturer of personal computers, according to Gartner. It shipped 14.2 million units in the third quarter ...

  10. Better English for soccer fans

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lorraine Ma, Young Post intern The British Council's 'World Cup English'- a new section of its Premier Skills website- is a useful tool that lets football fans keep up with the latest World Cup news while improving their English. Premier Skills is a partnership between the Premier League and the British Council. The website promotes community sports development around ...




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