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  1. Gates to give keynote address at Microsoft forum in Wan Chai

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... and join a panel discussion at a company event next month in Wan Chai, according to the computer giant's website. The programme, 'Microsoft Research Asia 10th Anniversary Innovation ... and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Joining Mr Gates at a panel discussion will be three local university presidents- Paul Chu Ching-wu, president of the University of Science and Technology; Lawrence Lau ...

  2. Get Net-savvy, youth social workers urged

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... A survey showing that young people spend about three hours online every day - mainly on social networking websites - shows it is time for social service groups to change their 'outdated' practices and go online, social workers say. It is also ti ...

  3. 60pc of young people download illegally, survey finds

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan About 60 per cent of young people illegally download films or music, a Federation of Youth Groups survey shows. Seventeen per cent of the 559 respondents aged 10 to 24 were unsure if they were breaking copyright laws. About 40 per cent had accessed pornographic, indecent or violent material. It said computers should be kept out in the open at home. ...

  4. Computer to tap skills of ancient artists

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan A Chinese University professor's attempts to replicate calligraphy and paintings are finally bearing fruit after seven years, with the help of computer science. Backed by HK$500,000 in university funding, the professor, Yam Yeung, hopes to be able to copy exactly the skills of ancient calligraphers and painters. Professor Yam said his project would use a tailor-made ...

  5. Exhibitors feel confident they'll have a good game at fair

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Most exhibitors expressed confidence yesterday that business would be good at the Ani-com and Games Fair, which opens today. Companies said they had spent more money on products in preparation for the eleventh annual fair at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. The senior marketing manager of the entertainment and devices division of Microsoft, Anna Chow, said her company had ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Asia's fastest undersea data cable to link to Hong Kong next year

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by LILLY ZHANG, Adrian Wan

    ... Lilly Zhang and Adrian Wan The Asia Submarine-cable Express, which can transfer an entire DVD in two seconds, will serve Hong Kong from early next year Bringing the internet to you faster than ever Asia's fastest undersea data cable has gone into service to help the region keep pace with rising internet traffic, the needs of financial markets and the growing reliance ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... starting next month with the Wan Chai Law Courts Building, to enable the public to send e-mails and text messages, and to post to blogs and microblogs. Professor Doreen Weisenhaus, a University ...

  8. The Event

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Event Hong Kong Computer and Communications Festival 2005 One of the largest IT events in Hong Kong with more than 400 vendors showcasing computers and consumer electronics. Today, 10.30am-8.30pm, tomorrow, 10.30am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 1, Wan Chai, $10, $20. Inquiries: 2785 8867 ...

  9. What's On

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today to June 4 CDMA World Forum (Beacon/ CDMA Development Group). Regent Hotel, Beijing. Tel: 2531 6138; e-mail: gip@BeaconEvents.com ; website: www.cdma-world.com June 3-4 OptiNet China Conference (InfoEX-World). Presidential Plaza Hotel, Beijing. Tel: ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today to December 13 Business of Design Week 2008 (Hong Kong Design Centre). HKCEC. Tel: 3151 8900; e-mail: info@hkdesigncentre.org; website: www.bodw.com/2008 Tomorrow to December 12 Asocio ICT Summit 2008 (Asia- Oceania Computing Industry Association/In ...




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