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Skynet

Net users blame 'Skynet' over death of abducted mainland baby

A costly national surveillance network is under fire in Changchun, Jilin, for failing to catch the suspect in a high-profile kidnapping case that tragically ended in the death of a two-month-old baby boy.

Friday, 8 March, 2013, 5:36am

Donation expands City University research facilities

Sun Microsystems has donated HK$11 million worth of hardware and software to City University of Hong Kong, allowing for a third research centre in computing and communication.

The facility will look into pervasive computing - or computing and communication any time, anywhere, with any device.

23 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Donation expands City University research facilities

Sun Microsystems has donated HK$11 million worth of hardware and software to City University of Hong Kong, allowing for a third research centre in computing and communication.

The facility will look into pervasive computing - or computing and communication any time, anywhere, with any device.

22 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Auditors disclaim report for Skynet

Auditors of Skynet (International Group) have disclaimed their opinion on whether the company's financial statements give a true and fair view of its affairs.

According to its annual results which were announced yesterday, the portal operator made a net loss of HK$190.44 million for the year to March 31, down 70 per cent from HK$644.69 million a year earlier.

27 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Skynet soars on reshuffle hopes

Skynet (International Group) Holdings had a wild ride on the stock market yesterday on the hope of a possible change in the controlling shareholder.

Shares of both Skynet and its parent company, Companion Building Material International Holdings, soared yesterday on the hope of a corporate restructure and new business expansion.

4 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Salomon delivers New World second rare blast from brokerage

New World Development has been criticised by American brokerage Salomon Smith Barney for not keeping its promise to focus on its core business of property.

30 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Vital story struggling to get out

A media invite rolled through the Business Post fax machine yesterday.

'Real-Time Webcasting of Signing Ceremony', screamed the title.'Skynet Teams with Chinese Youth Communist League and Kite Network to Explore China Market'.

It informed biz reporters that the press conference was scheduled for today. A strange feeling of deja vu swept through the news room.

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Lai See

Lai See thinks it's so cute when giant corporations sulk.

Hutchison's lower lip was sticking way out on Friday. That's because they had a secret and told it to their friends, then one of them ran off and tattle taled.

Now Hutchison's not speaking to them anymore.

So there.

8 May 2000 - 12:00am

Hanny acquires 5pc of Skynet

Computer-accessory maker Hanny Holdings has bought 5 per cent of Internet content provider Skynet from Companion Dynamic (Holdings). Hanny said it had also bought 20 per cent of HK cyber.com, Skynet's 46.7 per cent-owned associate.

31 Dec 1999 - 12:00am