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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    City needs innovation bureau, says think tank

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

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com City needs innovation bureau, says think tank A Beijing think tank has joined the growing chorus calling for Hong Kong to set up an innovation and technology bureau. Professor Ni Pengfei, director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' centre for city and competitiveness, said yesterday that Hong Kong was ranked 287th out of 294 cities ...

  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Toilet app made by Beijing government is bogged down by errors

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Commission of City Administration and Environment, uses GPS (the satellite-enabled Global Positioning System) to display a map with the locations of at least 20 public restrooms closest to the user. ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Harvard University unveils self-assembling ‘Transformer’ robots

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:55pm by The Guardian

    ... for flat-packed machines for use in space or in hazardous environments on earth, where they can be put into confined spaces and left to assemble themselves. "Imagine a ream of dozens of robotic ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    ‘Brain’ on a microchip getting closer with TrueNorth breakthrough

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:19pm by MCT

    ... flawlessly," he said Researchers tested the chip by running a program to detect and identify people and vehicles while they move in a complicated environment at the Stanford University campus. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Cashmere that cleans itself when left in daylight is developed by Hong Kong scientists

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Christy Choi

    ... were gone," said Walid Daoud, assistant professor in City University's school of energy and environment and the lead researcher on the project. Daoud and other researchers have ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong government spending millions developing apps that no one downloads

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Amy Nip

    ... performance was bad, the office would offer ways of improvement. Poor performers included the Environment Bureau app for collecting views on waste charges. It cost HK$65,300 to develop but saw only 42 downloads. The Labour and Welfare Bureau's Social Capital Winner cost HK$113,625 and was downloaded 317 times. Meanwhile, the Observatory scored well again with its My World Weather app's ...

  7. Business - Economy - TECHNOLOGY

    Business group calls for creation of innovation and technology bureau

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Business and Professionals Federation report proposes new bureau and free public Wi-fi Group calls for culture of innovation An independent group ... of innovation. In a 32-page report released yesterday, the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong (BPF) proposed that the government form an Innovation and Technology Bureau to establish, ...

  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    China scientists develop coating that can keep knives sharp for 100 times longer

    Posted May 19th 2014, 01:16pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Institute of Ceramics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said that while Huang's results were impressive, the material would need to be proven in the working environment. Many variables, ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple said to be close to buying Dr Dre's Beats Electronics for US$3.2b

    Posted May 09th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters in San Francisco

    ... to retaining users in an increasingly mobile environment. For Google and Apple especially, the endeavour was critical to ensure users remain loyal to their mobile products. They realised they had ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    It's a dog's life: automated kennel lets hounds video chat with owners

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by DANNY LEE

    ... provide a better living environment for pet dogs and will bring changes to the lives of humans and their pets," Zhang said. The company plans to launch the product next year but has yet to set a price. In a temperature-controlled environment, the doghouse's canine inhabitants will be able to surf the net, play games and video chat with their owners. Almost the only thing ...




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