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Telecommunications

PCCW links users on-the-go with Netvigator Everywhere

Seamless switching between 3.5G and Wi-fi challenges rivals

Tuesday, 28 August, 2007, 12:00am

Part 12 - The internet

A

Read about the history of the internet by visiting the Computer History Museum at www.computerhistory.org

Listening skills

Listen to and take notes on the computer and internet oral histories.

www.computerhistory.org

B A historical day

28 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

crash test dummies

The recent tale of a 2,500-year-old mirror being dropped on a Chinese television show echoed around the globe and set me thinking about other things that crash - and burn. So this week's column examines the five leading technology flops of all time - 'stuff' that craved post-it-note ubiquity but proved to be rubbish.

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

First person

The internet chaos of the past fortnight is a wake-up call for businesses to be better prepared for crises and for some casual users to consider whether they spend too much time online, says Charles Mok Nai-kwong, Hong Kong chairman of the US-based Internet Society.

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Next best thing to being there

A NEW TECHNOLOGICAL tool is being added to the armoury of banks and financial firms as they do battle to attract and retain customers who present the potential to grow their accounts and assets.

Real-time communication delivered over IP (internet protocol) video is allowing banks and financial firms to link directly with customers.

9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Converging lines

IP CONVERGENCE HAS been vaunted as one of the most profound developments in modern communications.

31 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Fairwood changes IT menu to boost brand

The Hong Kong fast-food chain is busy spicing up its image with a unified communications system

Fast-food chain operator Fairwood Holdings has started a sweeping revamp of its information technology infrastructure as it also looks to finish a corporate re-branding programme this year.

9 May 2006 - 12:00am

Video telephony will be next call

Experts say it is only a matter of time before businesses in Asia start expanding to IP networks

President George W. Bush has installed one at his ranch in Texas. New Zealand film director Peter Jackson relied on his when away from the set of Lord of the Rings, and Basil Exposition used one to keep tabs on Austin Powers in the spy spoof International Man of Mystery.

12 Apr 2005 - 12:00am