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Computer Software

Clean software for all counties

Beijing has ordered thousands of county-level governments on the mainland to only use genuine and authorised computer software by the end of next year.

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 12:00am

Clean software for all counties

Beijing has ordered thousands of county-level governments on the mainland to only use genuine and authorised computer software by the end of next year.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

liberal studies

Word Power

Match the following words with their meanings on the right.

1. inhumane

2. consequences

3. rumours

4. unsavoury

5. virtual

a. not caring about the suffering of others; very cruel

b. made to appear to exist by the use of computer software

23 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Supercomputer to give the edge on Games weather

The government has spent $1.5 million on a 'supercomputer' that will be used to help the mainland predict the weather during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Scientific officer Wong Wai-kin said the Observatory installed the Superblade HPC - which is not yet fully operational - a few weeks ago.

26 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Merit should be key factor in IT choices

There is little doubt that information technology managers have great influence in their companies. They must ensure the software solutions they choose entirely meet their company's needs, so it is important they be given the ability to independently evaluate the suitability of software and arrive at a decision.

20 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Fixes for things that go bump in the night

A while ago, Tech Talk discussed a question about utilities that fix various problems, particularly memory leaks, or difficulties that arise because of the mishandling of memory by the operating system or various applications.

3 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Research firm slumps

China Data Broadcasting Holdings has suffered a net loss of HK$1.2 million in the first quarter of this year after a net loss of HK$436,000 in the same period last year. Turnover of the company, which carries out research, development and sales of computer software in the mainland, fell 82 per cent to HK$461,000.

16 May 2002 - 12:00am

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