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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Octopus app will make cash transfers to friends easy as sending WhatsApp message

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:04am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com New app will allow users to transfer money to friends and family using stored-value cards Octopus plans 'WhatsApp for cash transfers' ... quarter of this year. With it, users will be able to transfer up to HK$1,000 per day to friends or relatives. "The roadmap for the development of Octopus Cards started from [purely] ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Laptop used by Bill Clinton to send first US presidential e-mail is for sale

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... collectibles. Glenn, a US senator who in 1962 had been the first US astronaut to orbit earth, was on a nine-day mission aboard the space shuttle Discovery when he told Nasa he wanted to e-mail Clinton, who was in Arkansas visiting friends. "This is certainly a first for me, writing to a president from space, and it may be a first for you in receiving an e-mail direct from an orbiting ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong government spending millions developing apps that no one downloads

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

    ... friends and there would be more than 10 downloads," he joked, referring to the lawmaker representing fisheries. Mok noted that the Leisure and Cultural Services Department had developed ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Facebook eyes drone maker to replace satellites to get web to poor countries

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:04pm by GDN

    ... and development facilities in New Mexico. It aims to create a new type of drone called an "atmostat" that can fulfil the role of a near-earth satellite at a fraction of the cost and without ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Woman allegedly attacked in US bar for wearing Google Glass

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:32pm by NYT

    ... off my face and ran out of the bar," she wrote. The incident reportedly started out as a friendly exchange between patrons at the bar and Slocum, who has posted extensively about ... reported. The confrontation reportedly turned violent when a friend she was with responded to one heckler by throwing a punch. The Google Glass was then allegedly ripped off Slocum's face ...

  6. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Smartphones drive compact cameras off the shelves

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 02:26pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... as the quality of the pictures is good and I can share them with my friends via WhatsApp or other social networks." A staff member at an electronics chain store, who asked not to be named, said ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Gold rush tailings may be a rare earths bonanza for US

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... earth elements. "Uncle Sam could be sitting on a gold mine," said Larry Meinert, mineral resource programme director for the US Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia. The USGS ... to be valuable that is a win-win on several fronts - getting us off our dependence on China and having a resource we didn't know about." The 15 rare earth elements were discovered long after ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Aeromobil, a flying car designed by Slovakian Stefan Klein, could take off

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... a driver's and pilot's licence with at least 25 flying hours." An enthusiastic pilot himself, Klein remains down to earth when looking to the future. "I don't expect Aeromobil ...

  9. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    China doubts may cloud Apple's record holiday season sales

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cupertino China may spoil Apple's holiday cheer Apple may notch up its most successful holiday shopping season yet when it reports quarterly results on Monday, setting records for sales of its gift-friendly iPhones and iPads. It will, however, continue to draw investor scrutiny over sales in ultra-competitive China, its No 2 market but a drag on revenue ...

  10. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Loss of Brazil satellite deals setback to China space ambitions

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:15am by Li Jing, AFP

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Earth-observation unit built by China and Brazil fails to reach orbit after rocket malfunctions Loss of satellite deals setback to space ambitions An earth-observation satellite developed jointly by China and Brazil failed to reach orbit yesterday after its rocket malfunctioned on ascent, dealing a setback to China's ambitious space programme. ...




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