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  1. Chip giant powers up solar cell venture

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) hopes to produce 100 megawatts of solar cell capacity within three to four years as it expands its programme of recycling test and dummy wafers. SMIC, the mainland's biggest chipmaker, will produc ...

  2. Innovative phones to put Binatone on mass-market map

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... One of Britain's top names in telecommunications is a Hong Kong-based company few people have ever heard of. However, this is about to change following Binatone Telecom's recent launch of two innovative cordless phones retailing at prices that s ...

  3. High Court ruling cuts knife counterfeiters down to size

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... The knives are out for counterfeiters trying to carve out a niche in the cutlery trade. In a rare move, the High Court has granted the makers of the well-known kitchen knife Miracle Blade a civil search warrant to raid the Hong Kong offices of three rival ...

  4. Reality check cools China chip fervour

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... Semiconductor players temper their ambitions with concerns over demand The land grab in the mainland chip-making industry appears to be tapering off, with many players delaying or cancelling plans to build factories as the demand for semiconductors turns ...

  5. Educators must drive e-learning, says expert

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... E-learning has failed to live up to expectations because teachers and administrators often believe a well-designed, user-friendly website is sufficient, an educational consultant with IBM said this week. Sean Rush, general manager of IBM's multimilli ...

  6. HK$50m boost for e-textbooks

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com A HK$50 million subsidy is set to help not-for-profit publishers develop electronic textbooks in an attempt to rectify the distorted industry, which is dominated by a few big players, Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung says. The financial injection will also help the city catch up with the international trend towards digital textbooks, ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Dell looks beyond the big Chinese cities for PC push

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... toward smaller devices, a senior executive said this week. The US-based company, facing uncertainty with a buyout bid by its founder Michael Dell, will add stores and product development ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Dell in buyout talks with private-equity firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:09pm by Bloomberg

    ... Michael Dell has been using acquisitions to sell more products to businesses as consumers shun PCs in favour of tablets and smartphones. "The stock has not done much, and he's under ... because it would mean revenue will shrink." Shares in Dell jumped 13 per cent after the talks were reported. Michael Dell led the firm to the top of the industry by cobbling together PCs from ...

  9. Textbooks may soon go digital

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... call to unbundle the books in the coming academic year, citing problems with production costs. Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung has been looking into introducing digital ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    'Super Bowl of Rugby' suffering in a stone-age stadium

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... The Super Bowl is a multi-billion-dollar spectacle which pioneered the art of music at big sporting events by having the likes of Michael Jackson, U2, The Rolling Stones and The Who play ...




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