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  1. Mast ruling puts phone giant on hold

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a Hampshire council last year turned down Hutchison's application to erect a mobile mast. Hutchison won an appeal against the findings, and went off and built its mast. The affair would have ...

  2. Mast ruling puts phone giant on hold

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to health', a Hampshire council last year turned down Hutchison's application to erect a mobile mast. Hutchison won an appeal against the findings, and went off and built its mast. The affair ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital lifestyle GPS-based apps

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... for directions whether driving or on foot, although your "pocket compass" is capable of much more than replacing your local paper directory. There are almost half a billion smartphone owners ... and the nearest web server or cellular mast. It combines that data with its built-in digital compass- which reveals which direction you're facing- and its own maps. It uses this same data ...

  4. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Unicom steps up 3G expansion after first-half profit jump

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... roll-out China Unicom, which posted strong first-half gains yesterday, will accelerate expansion of its 3G network across the mainland to meet rising mobile broadband use by new smartphone ... half. First-half net profit for Unicom, the country's second-largest wireless network operator, rose 31.9 per cent to 3.43 billion yuan, up from 2.60 billion yuan a year earlier, behind ...

  5. Business - Companies - TELECOMS

    Citic Telecom International upbeat on second half with new app

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Citic Telecom upbeat on second half with new app Citic Telecom International posted a 2.1 per cent year-on-year increase in net profit to HK$238.8 million in the first half of this year and said it was confident of healthy growth in the second half despite intense competition. The telecommunications services provider yesterday reported a revenue growth ...

  6. Cosmetics firms help give ad spending a healthy glow in first half

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Advertising spending in Hong Kong climbed to a new high in the first half of this year, driven by major campaigns in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, ... newspapers fell to 18.72 per cent, down from 21.58 per cent in the first half of last year. The share held by free newspapers, meanwhile, grew to 11.23 per cent, from 9.47 per cent. Expenditure ...

  7. Half Shenzhen's buses to be electric or hybrid

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... half of their vehicles with electric or hybrid ones, as the cost is too high. Without abundant government subsidies, it could take a decade for Hong Kong's bus companies to replace half ... received a one million yuan (HK$1.22 million) subsidy since 2010, half from the central government and half from Shenzhen's. Subsidies for hybrid buses have increased from 300,000 to 600,000 ...

  8. Business - Economy

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

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

    ... are at play. Those who believe that the historical link between productivity growth and job growth has been broken base their case on the experience of the last decade and a half. They argue ...

  9. ASM Pacific's turnover up by 76pc in first half

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu ASM Pacific Technology reported record interim turnover of US$944 million, up 76 per cent year on year, and net profit growth of 22.5 per cent. The Kwai Chung-based firm, which designs, makes and markets equipment and materials for the semiconductor industry, said net profit was HK$1.4 billion for the first half, up from HK$1.15 billion a year earlier. But its gross ...

  10. Half of HK software pirated, survey finds

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Nearly half the software used in Hong Kong last year was unlicensed, according to a world-wide survey of software piracy. According to the annual Business Software Alliance's (BSA) survey released in Seattle yesterday, 45 per cent of software used in Hong Kong last year was pirated, an improvement on 47 per cent in 2009. Among Hong Kong's regional ...




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