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  1. Times Square does big business

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their business plans such as expansion and relocation. It generates business opportunities for us to keep expanding in Hong Kong and expanding rapidly into the mainland.' ... such as revitalised areas of Kowloon. But prestige locations abound in Hong Kong Island's business district, high above streets teeming with food outlets, top retail brands and with easy access ...

  2. Protecting data is a daunting challenge businesses face

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... against an invasion of privacy lawsuit, deposed in the United States in 2008. Data security today is more than an increasingly pressing issue. It is a war zone- as the US government has discovered ... information. For businesses, it allows highly sensitive information to be secured onsite, eliminating the risks associated with sharing this information with a third party. Cons: Above all, it's ...

  3. Air China, HNA pre-order 53 aircraft worth US$10.6b

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... with others from Dassault Falcon and Gulfstream. Prices were not disclosed, but the planes are worth about US$10.6 billion at list prices, although the airlines are likely to get big discounts. ... Boeing 747-8s. HNA signalled its intention to order 30 Boeing 787-900s, two Boeing 787-800s, six Boeing 777 freighters, five Dassault Falcon 7X business jets and five Gulfstream G450 corporate ...

  4. Software vendors target city's small businesses

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business-automation applications to small firms. Backed by a worldwide budget of US$2 billion for its SME initiative, the company launched its Microsoft Business Solutions CRM system and ERP packages, Axapta ... experience working with SMEs to integrate and customise these business applications at a low cost,' Mr Lam said. A basic Microsoft CRM package sells for about US$500 per user, far less than what ...

  5. Open source needs to work on business model

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by addressing a new business model in advance of wide-scale adoption by customers. But last month, two developments occurred that adversely affect the long-term credibility of the open-source community, ... prevented Web users from accessing our website and doing business with SCO. There is no question about the affiliation of the attacker - open-source leader Eric Raymond said he was contacted ...

  6. Oracle gets down to business of ruling the world

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have well summed up the future for the enterprise information technology market: 'Nothing ever lasts forever. Everybody wants to rule the world.' On Monday, business-automation software giant Oracle Corp capped an 18-month drama to acquire rival PeopleSoft by negotiating a US$10.3 billion deal. Industry experts said the end of that long courtship would kick-start other ...

  7. Chery puts brakes on plans to export to US

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... 'As Chrysler is having trouble sustaining its business, it can't offer substantial help to Chery for its export plans in the US,' said an industry veteran. But an official reply from Chrysler said the decision was not related to the recent economic crisis that had overwhelmed US carmakers. 'Both companies have since gone through major internal changes and evolution, ...

  8. Shangri-La vows to play host to mainlanders in US, Europe

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... business comes from the mainland, Mr Angelini believed Europe and the US would offer more attractive yields. He pointed out that an average high-end hotel room in London cost about #300 ($5,163) ... America,' Mr Angelini said yesterday. Behind its overseas ambition lies Shangri-La's optimism that increasing numbers of travellers from China will visit Europe and the US. 'A firm part ...

  9. Expo shoppers budget US$3b

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... earmarked funds of US$3.17 billion to sign potential deals at the exhibit. That war chest comes from more than 40,000 trade visitors from 79 countries attending this year's event, which starts ... operators,' said Simon Beresford-Wylie, Nokia's senior vice-president for Asia-Pacific networks business. Mr Tan said this year's CommunicAsia had generated a high level of interest from ...

  10. Alibaba buys US tech firm Auctiva

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Alibaba.com, the world's largest business-to-business e-commerce services provider, has completed an acquisition of online software tools developer Auctiva, its second takeover in the United States this year. The acquisition is part of a US$100 million investment plan Alibaba announced in April and follows its purchase of e-commerce software firm Vendio Services ...




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