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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Britain eyes Bitcoin, rivals, with virtual currency rules

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters

    ... aimed at boosting financial innovation in London to help fend off challengers to the city's status as the world's leading financial centre. Unlike conventional money, virtual ... and services. "The government will look at the potential virtual and digital currencies have for achieving positive change and for encouraging innovation in our world leading financial sector, ...

  2. Property - International - INTERIOR DECOR

    Virtual designers offer services halfway across the world

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:24am by Kavita Daswani

    ... to the world of virtual or e-design, where designers are no longer limited to projects within their geographical domain. In what is a burgeoning trend in home and even retail design, designers need ... Kavita Daswani property.post@scmp.com An increasing number of homeowners are choosing e-design solutions to revamp spaces Virtual designers are only a Skype call away Debra Albert, owner ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - TECHNOLOGY

    Book: Virtual Unreality: Just because the internet told you so, how do you know it's true? By Charles Seife

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Virtual Unreality: Just Because the Internet Told You So, How Do You Know It's True? by Charles Seife Viking 3.5 stars Richard James Havis Most people in the developed world use Google and Wikipedia to look things up on a regular basis, and many will have noticed inaccurate results and entries cropping up in both. Charles Seife, a professor of journalism ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - VIRTUAL REALITY

    Chinese startup creates a virtual reality machine to take on the Oculus Rift

    Posted May 19th 2014, 07:46pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... swimming robots, developed some satellite software, and a made a device that can identify people in virtual reality worlds. "But, being a big sci-fi fan, my biggest dream was to make ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com The ANTVR KIT promises an immersive, high definition experience ideal for gamers The Oculus Rift may be the most well-known device amongst virtual reality ...

  5. News - World - CURRENCIES

    MIT to give US$100 of bitcoin to all students to foster use of virtual currency on campus

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:12pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian US$500m project backed by university graduate aims to foster virtual currency use MIT to give US$100 of bitcoin to all students Undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be given US$100 worth of bitcoin when they return to study this autumn, in an attempt to jumpstart a bitcoin ecosystem. The project is being led by Jeremy Rubin, 19, an undergraduate ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard stays in top spot in Chinese list of world's universities

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Harvard holds on to top spot in Chinese list of world's universities American universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organisation yesterday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford. The top 20 in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities included ...

  7. News - China - VIDEO GAME

    Can you find Jaycee Chan? Virtual ‘hunt’ game goes viral after drug arrest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:22am by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com A "national hunt" for Jackie Chan's detained son, Jaycee, has begun on the mainland- albeit on a viral video game that lets users spot the troubled actor-singer from a sea of faces. The now-viral game, titled ...

  8. Work moves in to a virtual world

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... her character on her computer screen through a virtual world online. If she sees an object she is interested in, she interacts with it. When she meets another person's virtual character, ... which in the virtual world concocted in computer generated space is simply another identity, set up to function as a second self that has an open-ended freedom. Thus, things can be done ...

  9. News - World - DIGITAL CURRENCIES

    Second Bitcoin bank folds after hackers steal virtual cash from online vault

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:52am by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse

    ... the world grapple with the cryptocurrency, which is generated by complex chains of interaction among a huge network of computers. US Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen has said the Fed has no powers over a currency that only exists virtually and has no central authority behind it. Several countries, including Russia and China, have already heavily restricted how bitcoins can be used. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    Lego links with Google's Chrome browser for virtual builds

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Virtual Lego Lego lovers can build with virtual colour blocks on Google's Chrome web browser and post them in online world maps. ... by a team in Australia, but was opened on Tuesday in an apparent tie-in to The Lego Movie due out next month. "More than one million builders have explored the new world of Lego creations Down ...




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