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Lenovo-IBM server talks reach impasse

Another IBM deal would broaden Lenovo's business. Photo: Bloomberg

Lenovo, the world's second-largest personal computer supplier, is holding firm on getting "a reasonable price" after reaching an impasse in negotiations to buy part of the server business of International Business Machines, sources say.

Friday, 3 May, 2013, 4:22am

Toys for the big boys at upmarket residence

Homeowners at The Residence Bel-Air, the residential portion of Cyberport, were reeled in by the property developer with promises of a luxurious lifestyle - and on Saturday afternoon they proved to be true to their word. Teaming up with big names such as Maybach, Princess V58 Yachts and Tatler magazine, more than 200 guests participated in Escapade 05, a showcase of toys for the big boys.

11 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

IBM blade cuts a dash in server innovation

The slick, cutting-edge product offers greater power, a streamlined look and fast installation

Forget IBM Big Blue supercomputers - those behemoths seemingly capable of cracking any problem in the time it takes to say 'teraflop'. IBM is now throwing its weight behind a device with less glamour and less bulk but solid organisational benefits: the blade server.

3 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Despite debacle, data centres set to surge

As the technology and dotcom fever abates, the demand for leasing data centres shows signs of weakening.

The expansion of data centre and network businesses last year generated demand for industrial space and fuelled rental growth. But in recent months agents have recorded a slowdown in leasing activities.

25 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Computer students show their colours

City University (CityU) students' computer skills were on show at a recent exhibition.

The TechExpo 2000 was organised by CityU's Division of Computer Studies.

Fifty-three projects from final year students in the Higher Diploma in Computer Studies programme were on display.

13 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

New out-sourcing centre set to offer 99.99pc guarantee

Companies seeking to out-source management of their computer servers and Web sites should not look solely at total data delivery capacity of service providers, according to iAdvantage system infrastructure manager Ben Li.

15 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Firms team up to create largest Web site for soccer extravaganza in France

Technology has turned a dream into reality for the millions of football fans who will be unable to attend the World Cup in France this year.

26 May 1998 - 12:00am

Upmarket glamour may rub off on Caroline Centre

Having such a glamorous neighbour as The Lee Gardens could prompt the Caroline Centre to go more upmarket to attract the high-end customers who are increasingly making Causeway Bay their shopping ground.

28 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Super way to handle fax traffic

SUPERLOGIC Technology Limited, a hi-tech company in the Hong Kong Industrial Technology Centre Corporation's incubation programme, is developing software to cope with an increasing demand for efficient use of computer fax.

11 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Slip on board with Box kit

AS the Internet has gained rapidly in popularity, the user base has begun to move from a group of tech-heads in the bowels of university campuses to people who may be plugging a modem into their PC for the first time.

7 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

No trade-in value for secondhand PCs

I OWN an IBM ThinkPad 720C notebook that I bought about 18 months ago. If possible, I would like to trade this in for IBM's newer 755C, which includes a docking station through which CD-ROMs can be used. But IBM and its agent System Pro - where I bought my notebook - have both told me that they do not do trade-ins.

10 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

DEC out of shadows with Internet role

IT'S amazing to see a company that has not done all that well in the PC market to recently take such a strong leading role on the Internet.

The most recent of Digital Equipment Corporation's (DEC) on-line ventures provides an example of how the Internet could not only make the world one large network, but actually make the world one large, multi-processor computer.

25 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Special service offers ads through Dial-A-Fax system

ADSALE Directories has launched an innovative adjunct to direct mail marketing - the Dial-A-Fax system.

Advertisers can support their mainstream promotion by storing individually coded A4-size pages of additional information in the system's electronic library.

23 Jun 1993 - 12:00am