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Comdex cashes in its chips after a long losing streak

Last week marked one of those historical moments by which you can mark technology's timeline. It was the closure, probably for good, of the annual Comdex Fall technology show in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, 29 June, 2004, 12:00am

Comdex fails to meet hopes

The annual Comdex Fall technology gala closed over the weekend, with attendance slashed by half and last-minute cancellations leaving a question mark over total numbers of exhibitors.

19 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

What's hot from Las Vegas

Comdex 2001 started in Las Vegas yesterday (today Hong Kong time) and the China South Morning Post is there to cover the hottest new trends.

Technology editor Neil Taylor (right) is at the show, and will file daily reports for the newspaper and online for SCMP.com at technology.scmp.com.

12 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Linux gaining popularity

Updated at 2.46pm: Some Chinese government departments are making the move to Linux software and operating systems for security reasons, preferring it over rival Windows NT, Top Group head of research and development, Sanyi Zhou said on Thursday.

5 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

SAR vendors still at the starting gate in big race

With its traditional dependence on low-cost manufacturing and the hazy distinction between trading and manufacturing businesses, regulars on the trade-show circuit occasionally mistake Hong Kong for a low-tech reseller.

The Hong Kong pavilion at Comdex did little to dispel that image.

21 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Asia well represented in Las Vegas at premier trade fair

Comdex, the technology trade show many regard as the most important event in the information technology calendar, opens next week in Las Vegas.

Held in several casinos and hotels, the show will be opened by Microsoft chairman Bill Gates on Sunday night in the 12,000-seat MGM Grand Garden arena.

7 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Exhibitions feel the Asian heat

The region-wide economic crisis will force 'weaker' technology trade shows and exhibitions in Asia to close down, according to the head of a Singapore-based IT conference organiser.

14 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Java and chip rivalry dominate German fair

Network computing clearly emerged as a dominant market sector at this year's CeBit trade show, which drew 600,000 people last week.

CeBit, rightly billed as the world's largest and most important annual trade show for information and communications technology, is staged at the fair grounds in the northern German city of Hanover.

18 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Comdex comes to Beijing

COMDEX, the computer industry trade show that takes Las Vegas by storm every autumn, will be coming to Beijing this year, chairman of the International Data Group (IDG), Patrick McGovern, said yesterday.

30 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Space sell-out

SINGAPORE'S version of the hugely successful US COMDEX trade show - COMDEX/ASIA at Singapore Infomatics 95 - has already sold out of exhibition space, according to its organisers.

The 'IT professionals only event' will be held from October 26th to 28th.

5 Sep 1995 - 12:00am