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  1. Visionaries

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis The digital world that seems so commonplace today would not exist without the visionaries at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Led by digital guru Nicholas Negroponte, the institute brought theory, futurism, code and technology into the nascent online world of the 1990s. A look at the institute's web videos (technologyreview.com) is like ...

  2. Creative spaces

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung Central's Hollywood Road has always been rewarding territory for treasure hunters, but a number of new outlets are expanding the type of collectibles on offer beyond the familiar red cabinets and snuff bottles. One is art and design space Deem, opened by Australian interior designer Debra Little at 252 Hollywood Road. On offer are original artwork, vintage pieces ...

  3. New technology speeds up sales

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Hong Kong has taken another step towards becoming a cashless society with the introduction of payWave technology which lets Visa card users make smaller purchases without ... of Visa transactions at merchants equipped with payWave technology has increased by nearly 24 per cent since its introduction. 'Cardholders can check their transaction record with issuing ...

  4. $250m fund set up to promote local designs

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... for the Innovation and Technology Commission said the initiative would involve improving the design support infrastructure, providing funding for design and branding projects and research, and nurturing startup design ventures. Initial ideas include setting up the Design and Innovation Centre as a one-stop shop to provide services for design ventures, rental space for design-related companies, ...

  5. Technology Digest

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Difusi Information Technology and Development helped develop the site. DFS is owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. Bien Perez Lenovo computers to pre-load Windows Live Software firm ... a leading content delivery network (CDN) service provider on the mainland, and Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan have agreed to form a joint research and development laboratory ...

  6. Venture capitalists pile into technology

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amy Gu in Beijing Venture capitalists spent more than US$772 million in the mainland in the first half this year, with about 70 per cent of the funds going to information technology firms, ... the Beijing-based group said yesterday. Beijing drew more than half of the investment, it said. About US$562 million was spent on 84 information technology firms in the first half, accounting for 73 per ...

  7. Technology helps to level the playing field in currency markets

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Reports by Louis Beckerling THE MARCH OF technology has levelled investment playing fields, and perhaps none more so than in currency trading markets, which now record average daily ... violence in the Middle East, however, which helped spike the oil price to fresh records. How could all of this be 'banked' by an astute investor armed with the right kind of technology ...

  8. Business growth set to drive demand for technology stocks

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Kenneth Ko Corporates are now ready to upgrade systems, says Barclays chief Technology stocks are shaping as one of the best plays this year as corporate spending on IT revives, says ... an under-investment in capital spending in recent years, Mr Dugan said. But now that business confidence was high and companies have stronger balance sheets and cash flow, corporate spending on technology ...

  9. Strategists upbeat on technology rebound

    Posted Jan 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson The sector is expected to bounce back after recording negative returns last year After a poor 2004, Asian technology stocks are in a good position to surprise on the upside ... around the middle of this year, then tech is going to be the most attractive play on that theme,' said Merrill Lynch's chief Asian strategist Spencer White. Technology was the only ...

  10. SPACE opens up world of career opportunities

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and Continuing Education (SPACE). Ms Ng says the public is looking for financial planners who have demonstrated a commitment to competency, and financial professionals want certification that sets them ... professionals. As one of the four pillars identified by the government, financial services are seen as a key Hong Kong strength. It is also the most sustainable, says Ms Ng. SPACE offers a range ...




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