A joint venture between AOL and Legend Group faces an uncertain future after the domain name for its co-managed website was sold to a Xiamen-based portal.Wednesday, 31 December, 2003, 12:00am
AOL Time Warner's Chinese flagship channel has secured more than 300 hours of programmes from a mainland production house. China Entertainment TV will expand its partnership with Hairun to include production, boosting the hours of original programming to over 700.27 Mar 2002 - 12:00am
Mainland computer giant Legend Holdings has completed transactions that will lay the groundwork for the introduction of personal computers installed with software that carries America Online content and services.22 Nov 2001 - 12:00am
Internet service provider AOL said no major changes should result after it takes over its Hong Kong service from its partner Chinadotcom, following the termination of Chinadotcom's licence to run the operation.6 Jun 2001 - 12:00am
I would like to know more about America Online in Hong Kong as its site does not provide much information. I subscribe to Netvigator with its 'standard plan', and have a 56K modem. Do you think it is worth changing to AOL? Also, do you know any companies in Hong Kong that offer LAN connections to the Net for use at my home, are cheap and reliable, and provide a good service?12 Oct 1999 - 12:00am
It seems like America Online - once the favourite alternative to CompuServe in the days before the explosion of interest in the Internet - has been having a really bad year.29 Jul 1997 - 12:00am
CompuServe's on-line service reminds me a little of the mainframe: everyone thinks it died a long time ago, but somehow it manages to stay on.
CompuServe began long before the wide accessibility of the Internet. It was a time when e-mail and on-line information were terribly expensive and so aimed at those who could afford them.29 Apr 1997 - 12:00am
MICROSOFT'S E-MAIL Is it possible to be just too popular for your own good? After making Bill Gates the richest man in America and flooding the world with Windows and spawning a new corporate culture, Microsoft has hit an unexpected barrier, caused by its own success.20 Apr 1997 - 12:00am
Q: I am a fairly new Internet user, but in the short time I have been on-line I can safely say this technology has changed the way I communicate. E-mail has been a god-send for me and I often wonder how I lived without it. However, I have a feeling I am still not getting the most out of the Internet.16 Jul 1996 - 12:00am
ONE of the largest computer networks has apologised to a Hong Kong subscriber after a system operator posted an allegedly defamatory message to a potentially worldwide audience of millions.28 Apr 1996 - 12:00am
APPLE'S seven-month-old on-line service, eWorld, will cease at the end of this month - an event that has been expected for some time.12 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
WHEN CompuServe temporarily blocked subscribers worldwide from accessing sexually-themed newsgroups on the Internet three weeks ago, one irate Hong Kong user posted a message on the popular newsgroup soc. culture.hongkong declaring he would cancel his membership with CompuServe.23 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
THE question of pornography on the Internet is one that will be with us for a long time, and it will always be in the form of an irresistible force meeting an immovable object.
CompuServe's recent problems with the German authorities is only one skirmish in a never-ending battle.23 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
HONG KONG users of Compuserve will be able to gain access to sexually explicit sites on the Internet after a change of policy by the world's largest online service provider.
The German Government had complained such sites were accessible to children and therefore were contravening German law.8 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
THE approaching Christmas holiday season often turns the occidental mind towards religion.
The subject of religion and the computer is something I occasionally like to look at because I feel it has certain incongruities that are often dealt with in unusual ways.5 Dec 1995 - 12:00am