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Computer Data

Data retrieval tools mean the bad guys have nowhere to hide

Every four or five years, an average Mac user tosses out, trades or donates an old Mac but rarely takes the time to properly erase personal information that can be used by identity thieves or corporate spies.

Tuesday, 11 October, 2005, 12:00am

Data retrieval tools mean the bad guys have nowhere to hide

Every four or five years, an average Mac user tosses out, trades or donates an old Mac but rarely takes the time to properly erase personal information that can be used by identity thieves or corporate spies.

10 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

'Juzt' in time fix may not solve all recovery woes

I have tried all kinds of backup and recovery systems but I have never been completely happy with any. I copy important files to other disks now so I have three copies of everything.

20 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Partnership to help manufacturers

City University of Hong Kong is partnering with Microsoft Hong Kong to help firms develop software systems for supply-chain automation and streamlining logistics.

7 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Partnership to help manufacturers

City University of Hong Kong is partnering with Microsoft Hong Kong to help firms develop software systems for supply-chain automation and streamlining logistics.

7 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Government to promote use of electronic document exchange system

Computers are now widely used in the commercial sector, but the exchange of commercial documents - quotations, orders and invoices - among trading partners still depend on conventional means such as despatch by hand, delivery by mail or transmission by fax.

There is an increasing demand for punctual delivery of commercial documents.

14 May 2001 - 12:00am

RTEL applicants urged to use electronic system

About 38 per cent of Hong Kong traders still do not use electronic data interchange (EDI) services to lodge their applications for restrained textiles export licences (RTELs). The rate of usage, however, is improving.

24 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

EDI brings exporters and customs on-line

Macau has launched its first electronic data interchange message through its local VAN (value-added network) after six months' preparation.

The Macau EDI pilot scheme, which is similar to Hong Kong's Tradelink service, involves three phases of development.

Last week a simple ceremony was held to celebrate the historic moment and inaugurate the EDI project.

2 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Web puts EDI within reach

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been seen as the preserve of large corporations, but that is changing. Thanks to three Hong Kong service providers, small Asian companies can take part in this form of electronic commerce.

23 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

ASM site gives Web presence to small companies

For many small companies looking to move into electronic commerce, establishing a Web presence is often the first step.

Hong Kong-based Asian Sources Media Group (ASM) has helped several thousand regional manufacturers take that step, listing nearly 36,000 companies from 51 countries.

31 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Industry says Hong Kong has failed to grasp advantages

Hong Kong is falling behind the rest of Asia in its failure to grasp electronic data interchange (EDI) as a means of doing business, according to freight industry sources.

To help overcome these difficulties, freight forwarders say the Government needs to offer practical help to educate people and set realistic goals to ensure the EDI initiative can be properly implemented.

28 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

HK moves to bolster use of EDI

Hong Kong's textile traders will be encouraged to use electronic data interchange (EDI) for submission of restrained textile export licence (Rtel) applications under a phased migration programme announced last week.

20 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Cutting edge efficiency key to trade hub future

Despite growing global competition, Hong Kong's leaders of industry are confident the SAR's future as a trade hub will continue as long as local businesses fully embrace cutting edge technology, particularly electronic commerce.

1 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Shippers complain about cost, complexity of IT integration

Nearly half of the respondents to an APL survey say they are unable to reduce inventories and improve efficiencies with traditional electronic data interchange (EDI) due to the cost and complexity of integrating it into their operations.

14 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

New strategy

Financial software specialist Systems Union is planning a new-product development strategy to rebuild its SunSystems software for the next millennium.

The project will include Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) interfaces on the application servers.

18 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

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