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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Rise of the geeks: Hong Kong's young entrepreneurs plot a tech revolution

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by JUNE SUN

    ... the right thing to do," recalls Ma. Cocoon's membership starts at HK$1,000 a month, a low barrier of entry in a city known for sky high rents. It has approximately 150 members and its ... there is no talent here," says Yip. "But if I'm a great developer, I can go work for Goldman Sachs, I can make hundreds of thousands of dollars- why would I come work for you?" For Lau, ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Yahoo founder Jerry Yang plays a key role in Alibaba's listing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Bloomberg

    ... Those new appointees include Yang, Michael Evans, a former vice-chairman of Goldman Sachs, and Tung Chee-hwa, a former chief executive of Hong Kong. "Jerry Yang is one of the great ... China and met Ma. At the time, Ma was briefly employed by the Ministry of Commerce, according to a person familiar with the matter. The two men became friends during hikes on the Great Wall ...

  3. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft’s man in China defects to search powerhouse Baidu

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by BIEN PEREZ, SUE SU XINQI

    ... to follow. We soon recruited Lee Jin from Sharp Labs and Lee Shipeng from Sarnoff Labs. Both of them greatly admired Yaqin and happily agreed to join us." In August 2000, Zhang succeeded Lee ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Telepathy experiment sends first mental message from India to France

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... great physical distances by leveraging existing communication pathways," said the study's co-author, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. "One ...

  5. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Chinese ultra-high-speed submarine technology put into perspective

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 07:16pm by Staff Reporter

    ... underwater, or about 5,800km/h, according to the California Institute of Technology. But there are still many barriers to overcome, and no current technology allows vessels to get close to this top ...

  6. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Scientists teach ping-pong robots to master spin

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... such as Tianhe II [the world's fastest supercomputer] to process the images, and it would be great to use a camera capable of capturing thousands of photos per second, but we don't want ...

  7. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Tencent enables users to pay utility bills through WeChat

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 12:24pm by James Griffiths

    ... observer Lanie Nie wrote earlier this month. In March, WeChat greatly expanded in-app purchases, adding support for brands to allow customers to purchase items or services inside the app. Brands ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Big data move brings big business opportunities

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 01:30am by Theos Evgeniou and Joerg Niessing

    ... in legacy systems in non-standardised ways, with endless data quality issues, any data analytics project suffers from the barrier to first create high-quality, complete data before using it at all. ... great benefits not only to improve business decisions, but also develop new businesses and sources of revenues. Theos Evgeniou is professor of decision sciences and technology management ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Skype to launch new translation service that breaks through the language barrier

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... barrier For Captain Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise, seeking out new life and new civilisations wouldn't have been much use without a universal translator to deal with new ... "Skype has always been about breaking down barriers. And the language barrier is huge. It has been a blocker to productivity and human connection," noted Gurdeep Pall, corporate ...

  10. News - China Insider - TECHNOLOGY

    Xiaomi founder Lei Jun donates HK$93 million worth of stocks to employees

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:56pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... and had great aspirations for its growth in the upcoming years- particularly as Kingsoft narrows its focus towards “core businesses designed to promote the transformation of the mobile internet”. ...




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