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  1. News - China - CHENGDU

    University uses location-based solutions to catch curfew breakers

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 03:52pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com A Chinese academic has created a new application integrated with location-based technology that supposedly helps university instructors catch truanting students who break evening curfew, the Chengdu Business Daily report s. Sui Guohui, assistant dean of the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics' Tian Fu College, designed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Cancer fears over mobile phone antennae at university in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... rank as one of the most spectacular university campuses in the world- a dramatic vista commanding vertigo-inducing views across some of the most unspoilt stretches of coastline in the New Territories. But compare the outlook from the dizzy heights of the University of Science and Technology in Clear Water Bay to that of a few years ago and you may notice that something new breaks up ...

  3. University develops app to protect cloud data

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Chinese University has developed an Android application that will help users protect their data in cloud storage by installing two user-encrypted passwords directly into the files without going through a third party. At present, users of cloud storage use data-access passwords that are encrypted through third-party cloud storage systems ...

  4. NGOs fear tighter state curbs after university cuts links

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Peking University severed ties last week with a high-profile women's rights advocacy group under its auspices, sending further chills through the mainland's NGO community, which fears a new era of tightened government control. In a public notice dated March 25 on the university's website, the social sciences faculty announced ...

  5. Universities break panel benchmark to win HK$378m in research funding plan

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Universities have won HK$378 million in the fifth round of a funding programme aimed at developing world-class research, with a record five projects reaching its challenging benchmark. The government funding, to be paid over the next eight years, was announced yesterday by the University Grants Committee, along with extra cash for a marine research centre launched ...

  6. University helps young inventors add value

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Yun-yee refined her device after joining a summer programme at the Chinese University in June. Under her original version, the adjustments had to be made from a computer near the tank ... had won top prizes in innovation competitions- was paired with a researcher or professor at the university for four to six weeks to learn the latest technology and to advance their inventions. ...

  7. University loses student and tutor data

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The privacy watchdog would check Hong Kong Open University's personal data security measures, it said yesterday after it was revealed the university had lost a USB flash drive containing personal details of thousands of students and tutors. ...

  8. University takes aim at international recognition

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... intercultural learning and career opportunities are finding new options available through tailored university programmes that include international collaborations with universities and colleges, and close association with research institutions, corporations and enterprises. The School of Engineering (SENG) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) caters for the needs ...

  9. Universal appeal

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

    ... observatories, bringing together an unprecedented catalogue of digital imagery from the best ground- and space-based telescopes for a seamless exploration of the universe. US space agency Nasa ... a super-massive black hole in the centre of the galaxy? With the universe at your fingertips, you can discover the answers for yourself,' says Curtis Wong, manager of Microsoft's Next Media ...

  10. University is seat of e-learning

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... E-learning and learning management systems (LMS) are becoming more popular- and that means large amounts of storage. Hong Kong Baptist University set up a system that uses both an open-source LMS and a storage solution from NetApp, the data-management company. Joseph Leung, director of the university's information technology services centre, said that from the beginning ...




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