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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Adult fetishes mark Hello Kitty's 40th birthday

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 04:22am by Alex Lo

    ... an office colleague who used to have everything with a branded Hello Kitty on her desk: a Hello Kitty computer keyboard, mug, tissue box and phone cover. Another woman I once knew fetishised ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Nothing funny about NSA's jokers

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Hari Kumar

    ... delivery to put spy programs into it before delivering it back, fake base stations to tap mobile phones – almost like the backup team that Tom Cruise has in his Mission: Impossible movies. Except for the guns. Microsoft said it was concerned about allegations that their crash reports were used to tamper with computers. Now Apple is under a cloud after leaks suggested that the iPhones may have ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    New apps will keep us up at night

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:47am by Hari Kumar

    ... in your phone or laptop gets accessed by someone else. But some tech companies argue, as we spend a third of our life sleeping, it is only fair that technology is used to help us optimise our ... can take a photo of a stranger with your phone camera and run it against a database available on internet and social media to find out who he or she is. Like a BBC reporter put it a few days ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Smart apps monitor our every move

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Smart apps monitor our every move We are all being watched, all the time. Not necessarily by Big Brother, as George Orwell had imagined, but by strangers all around us with their smartphones with the video app. Before you know it, you could end up, like schoolteacher Alpais Lam Wai-sze, on YouTube, and usually in an unflattering light. In the old ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Curse of the city's text-mad zombies

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:03am by Hari Kumar

    ... the bill has been put to a vote. Maybe some of the members are still reading it- on their mobile phones on the way home. ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MY TAKE

    Cash not any cleaner than the bitcoin

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... mobile banking and utility cards such as Octopus are dimininshing our interaction with notes. It is like that landline phone that sits in a corner of your home, used once in a while. So ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Freedom at last from multitasking

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:23am by Alex Lo

    ... and phoning sources for quotes. It turns out multitasking- in virtually every professional field- makes you underperform in every task involved. That was the surprise finding by sociologist Clifford ... I used to on my temperamental Samsung smartphone. I am thankful for the atrocious customer service at Samsung, which makes you wait hours to hand in your phone for repair. That has so far ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Beijing is right on nominating committee

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:30am by Alex Lo

    ... 1 is unconstitutional under the Basic Law. Some pan-dems like Occupy Central's Benny Tai Yiu-ting insist 1 and 2 are compatible. Tai phoned Justice Secretary Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung during a radio interview ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Grave effect of smartphone revolution

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Grave effect of smartphone revolution For a 40-year-old gadget, it is remarkable what a central role mobile phones continue to play in our lives. April 3 marked the anniversary of Martin Cooper of Motorola becoming the first man to use a mobile in 1973. He says he was lucky not to become the first casualty of mobile phone usage soon after as he ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Yau Tsim Mong council's curb on pedestrian zone a wrong step

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... aggressive salesmen for internet and mobile-phone services to block pavements and harass passers-by with virtual impunity. Not all street performers are equal; greater restrictions should be imposed ...




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