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Best on show - and some of the best no-shows

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story, When the Levees Broke, The Squid and the Whale, The Sun, The Death of Mr Lazarescu: these five non-Chinese-language films should be gracing this year-end best-of shortlist but aren't because distributors chose to overlook their m

Thursday, 28 December, 2006, 12:00am

Best on show - and some of the best no-shows

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story, When the Levees Broke, The Squid and the Whale, The Sun, The Death of Mr Lazarescu: these five non-Chinese-language films should be gracing this year-end best-of shortlist but aren't because distributors chose to overlook their merits when fishing for films to release in Hong Kong.

28 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Details of 600 insurance holders found on Google

Records relate to policies bought from ING Life

More evidence emerged yesterday of security breaches making personal particulars available on the internet, as police chiefs scrambled to plug a loophole that allowed private details of complainants against the police to be leaked.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Searches mean data may live on in cyberspace

The names, ID numbers and addresses of 20,000 people who have made complaints against police since 1996 could remain on the internet indefinitely.

The interest aroused in the leak of the Independent Police Complaints Council's (IPCC) confidential database has led media outlets, complainants and the public to search for the information online.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Surfers get Net gain in speed

The Holy Grail of most computer users today is speed - mainly speed on the Internet. I suspect many people would happily sacrifice a great deal if they could save time downloading Web pages.

This attitude has a lot of companies trying to think of ways to speed up the Internet with various software tricks, the most common being some form of cache memory.

16 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

An ultra-fast performer

WELLFAIR Computer has released ULTRA, an inexpensive local area network (LAN) program that is 60 per cent faster than Novell Netware 3.11.

11 May 1993 - 12:00am