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  1. 'United nations' of buyers hungry for products

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the United States. The event has become Asia's fastest-growing electronics and components show. 'We filled all eight halls last year,' said Sarah Benecke, executive director of Global Sources. 'Its location at the AsiaWorld-Expo was a sensation. We had a 'united nations' of buyers from all over the world. We had the largest group of Chinese electronics exhibitors, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET SECURITY

    Spotlight on China's hackers after accusations against PLA unit 61398

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN THOMPSON

    ... a US information technology security firm, sparked controversy by blaming a special unit of the People's Liberation Army for launching a series of cyberattacks on US companies, the shadowy ... to the nation by attacking targets in the US. In May 2001, when a US spy plane and a Chinese jet collided, killing the Chinese pilot, hackers responded by invading the White House website ...

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    China the first developing nation in a century to rival leaders of technology

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... for patent applications, with some 526,400 filed, followed by the United States with almost 503,600 and Japan with 342,610. China also does well in trademark applications, with more than 1.4 million ... the country has a good chance of overcoming the "middle income trap" common in developing nations as growth stalls and productivity fails to catch up with a dwindling pool of cheap labour. ...

  4. 89pc in poll say Games helped nation

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... soaring national pride, with five in six of the 809 respondents saying they felt proud of Beijing for hosting the Games. The survey found that 89.5 per cent of people believed China's image ... and the United States said Beijing had missed an opportunity to improve its global human rights image. The university's Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies conducted the survey between Monday ...

  5. PCCW opts to keep UK Net unit

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the United States,' the source said. UK Broadband offers wireless broadband to residential customers under the brand name Now. The service has been operating in London since 2004. The company ... Ofcom agreed to merge UK Broadband's 15 licences into one national licence. ...

  6. City Telecom unit takes on TV titans

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about 120,000 free and paid users- seeks to pick up some of the 820,000 customers of market leader Cable TV, a unit of I-Cable Communications. Cable, which this year lost the rights to broadcast ... such as National Geographic Channel and AXN Channel and deliver our message that 'it will still be exciting without Cable',' Hong Kong Broadband said. Customers who commit to two years ...

  7. Nation will benefit from the spinoffs in technology

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China will focus on specific areas where it can match and then outdo the accomplishments of other nations, he said. The launch of Shenzhou V is the first step in a long-term Chinese space ... for Naval Analyses in Washington told www.space.com: 'I think that the second Gulf war highlighted, on the one hand, the dependence of the United States on space-based systems, which ...

  8. HTIL unit faces $687m 3G charges in Indonesia

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee The Indonesian government is asking the local subsidiary of Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd (HTIL) to pay a 3G frequency charge plus an upfront fee totalling 800 billion rupiah ($687.2 million) until 2008. These charges would apply to both Cyber Access, HTIL's 60 per cent-owned mobile unit that won a national licence for 15 megahertz (MHz) ...

  9. China Telecom to spin off network services unit in HK

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China Telecom Corp chairman Wang Xiaochu yesterday confirmed the mainland fixed-line telecommunications giant would spin off its network and engineering services unit ... base.' The nation's telecommunications operators are preparing for an increase in capital spending when China issues 3G mobile licences. The government has not given a timetable for granting ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:51am by AP

    ... think that this is really a political thing," Oren David, a manager at security firm RSA's anti-fraud unit, said, adding that other obscure areas of the internet, such as the.tk domain ... The most notorious site was Exposed.su, which purportedly published credit records belonging to United States President Barack Obama's wife, Michelle,  Republican presidential challengers Mitt ...




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