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  1. New sites propel HK up ranks of supercomputing

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... personal computers, servers or workstations used as a single system to solve a complex problem. These machines have been used over the years in diverse areas such as meteorological modelling, human ... of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The main shift in the high-performance computing market involves a growing trend to use clusters of commercial, off-the-shelf personal computers based on Intel ...

  2. Mancunian candidates shun politics

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... in July last year. The delayed purchase of IBM's personal computer business by Chinese computer giant Lenovo earlier this year sounded alarm bells for many Americans with its echo of Japanese ...

  3. Universal appeal

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their personal computers. The application- available for download at www.worldwidetelescope.org- blends software with social networking-based Web 2.0 services. Thus, PCs can function as virtual ... A free Web application is bringing the cosmos within reach of anyone with access to a computer, writes Bien Perez. Space, the final frontier, has been brought closer to home. The WorldWide ...

  4. Cooling off overheating fears

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... home appliances and personal computers. Shanghai has set a goal of 500 additional overseas projects by domestic firms worth US$1 billion during 2003-07. For some analysts the mounting anxiety ...

  5. Instant gratification for the urban cowboy- use a mouse to kill a deer

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... for getting control on the computer, and the person on site ultimately decides if and when a shot can occur,' he said. 'In a hunting situation, the electrical safety is always on until ... the camera with a gun was the logical next step. The entire set-up- with Ruger 10/22 rifle, Dell computer and cameras- costs about US$12,000. Using their mouse, users aim and fire the gun ...

  6. Overcoming the obstacles in life

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in the US treat me like normal. They help me if I ask, but they would not treat me like a special person,' he says. His friends sometimes come over for a musical jam session, or to talk or study together. 'I cannot live without my computer. I use it for my homework, to communicate with my mum and dad, and save on the phone bill,' he says. His mum, Maria Lai Tak-ching, ...

  7. Victim in drugged-soup murder case 'wanted divorce'

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

    ... Magdalen Chow Mistress says the accused woman's husband was planning to move in with her A computer technician allegedly drugged by his wife before dying of smoke inhalation in a fire ... mother would look after her. She also said Ng was a happy and optimistic person who hadn't exhibited any unusual behaviour in the month before he died. Ms Tsang said that on the day Ng died, ...

  8. Dream on if you fancy following Chai's novel approach to writing

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... and intersection of personal and world histories, told through four mesmerising voices'. Publishers Weekly described her second novel, Eating Fire And Drinking Water (Random House, 1996), as 'an evocative and multi-layered tale, at once political and personal. It is an extraordinary work, a powerful and pulsing novel of politics, commitment, loyalty and love, and the poignant search ...

  9. Careless world gets its fingers burnt by Sasser worm

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dog is about to be infected with a fast-moving digital worm. As usual, it will crash computers, waste countless hours of company time and open up vulnerabilities for other malcontents ... that Sasser has managed to infect 3 per cent of the world's 600 million computers, or 18 million machines. Does anyone really know how many computers are out there? When digital infections spread ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Customs officers raided three wholesalers and 72 computer shops in Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, Mongkok, Shamshuipo, Tsim Sha Tsui and Tsuen Wan and seized 231 memory sticks worth $80,000. Driver ... in a flat on the second floor along with equipment for packing drugs. Banks refuse requests from blind, union claims Twenty-one banks in Hong Kong are using the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ...




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