• Wednesday
  • April 16, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:30pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 329 for new year's day

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    1964 New York World Fair visions of the future have some hits, and misses

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York However, there were others that were pretty much right on the button Visions from 1964 didn't all work out Video phone calls? We do that. Asking computers for information? Sure, several times a day. Colonies on the moon and jet packs as everyday transport. Maybe not. The New York World's Fair of 1964 introduced 51 million visitors to a range ...

  2. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Events paint Hong Kong as a tech-savvy market

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:40am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... for the first time. Representing 13 countries, this year's inductees included Qian Hualin, who led the team that completed the initial internet connection between China and the United States ... the four-day trade show would feature the region's biggest exhibition focused on mobile and "wearable computing" gadgets and accessories in 1,050 booths. From the novel calculator ...

  3. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    New breed of mobile ads aim to amuse, not annoy

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:24am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Barcelona and London New breed of mobile ads aim to amuse, not annoy This year's Mobile World Congress may prove to sceptics of mobile phone advertising that it's ... Gartner research director Stephanie Baghdassarian. Advertisers want you to use your smartphone to scan, hover and tap. At this year's National Football League Super Bowl, ads for Bud Light ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft charts new course with Office for iPad

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Microsoft charts new course with Office for iPad Microsoft's new chief executive, Satya Nadella, finally unveiled Office for Apple's iPad in a polished ... on Thursday, executives demonstrated a new "touch-first" version of Office crafted for the iPad, available for download as a free app, though a subscription is needed to let users create ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    With new USB connectors, it doesn't matter which way up they are

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:51pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London This way or that way up? It won't matter any more, says group developing industry standard for thinner connectors to replace one-way plugs New USB promises an end to fiddling After almost two decades of trying and failing to plug in USB connectors the right way up first time round, computer users' difficulties may come to an end. A new version ...

  6. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Samsung offers freebies with Galaxy S5 to fend off rivals

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... S series of smartphones. Samsung is fighting to make its phones stand out in the market against new iPhones and up-and-comers such as China's Xiaomi and Coolpad. The strategy may force rivals ... to reach 10 million units within 25 days based on pre-orders from global wireless operators, the Seoul Economic Daily reported. While Samsung sold about one of every three smartphones globally last ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Macau casinos, major Hong Kong companies look at facial recognition

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com New mobile system aims to let workers know who you are as soon as you enter Casinos, big companies look at face recognition Casinos in Macau and major companies ... them. Last week, Japanese tech firm NEC launched a new mobile version of its face-recognition platform in Hong Kong which, it claims, is faster and more accurate. Hong Kong is the first market ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    US starts atomic clock accurate to one second per 300 million years

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... and Technology has a new atomic clock that is not supposed to gain or lose a second in roughly 300 million years. The new clock- called NIST F-2- is the nation's civilian time standard; the US Naval ... The institute plans to operate both for a while and use comparisons to help improve them. Banks, computer networks and others use the atomic clock to synchronise their own clocks. Each day ...

  9. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo leads growth in PC shipments as overall industry declines

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... up from US$635 million in the previous year. Lai estimated revenue would reach a new high of US$38 billion from about US$34 billion in the previous financial year. Both IDC and Gartner said ...

  10. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    200m computers vulnerable as Microsoft pulls plug on Windows XP

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:20am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of mainland Windows XP users said they would follow Microsoft's advice on upgrading to new software. More than 50 per cent said they would stick with XP until the system became unusable. The reasons for staying with the operating system ranged from the additional cost of software and hardware upgrades to unfamiliarity with the new software's user interface. Tang Wei, a senior ...




SCMP.com Account