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Facebook seeks users’ help in improving its algorithm with new buttons
56 minutes ago

Facebook users will soon see the new buttons designed to give the social network more ‘time-bound’ signals, affecting news feeds for 30 to 60 days.

The Facebook like logo shown on a smartphone in front of a computer screen showing the logo of parent company Meta Platforms in this illustration taken on October 28, 2021. Photo: AFP
Facebook seeks users’ help in improving its algorithm with new buttons

Facebook users will soon see the new buttons designed to give the social network more ‘time-bound’ signals, affecting news feeds for 30 to 60 days.

56 minutes ago
Uber’s former security chief convicted of data hack cover-up

Jurors rejected the claim that other executives at the ride-hailing giant were aware of the 2016 hack.

2 hours ago
Apple supplier Wingtech awaits result of UK’s review of Newport Wafer Fab deal

The UK government on October 3 delayed its announcement of a decision whether to block or approve Wingtech subsidiary Nexperia’s takeover of Britain’s biggest chip maker.

6 Oct 2022 - 1:40AM
Former Uber security chief Joe Sullivan has been convicted of not disclosing a 2016 hack that resulted in a US$148 million settlement. Photo: Shutterstock
Uber’s former security chief convicted of data hack cover-up

Jurors rejected the claim that other executives at the ride-hailing giant were aware of the 2016 hack.

2 hours ago
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Apple supplier Wingtech awaits result of UK’s review of Newport Wafer Fab deal

The UK government on October 3 delayed its announcement of a decision whether to block or approve Wingtech subsidiary Nexperia’s takeover of Britain’s biggest chip maker.

The UK government on October 3 delayed its announcement of a decision whether to block or approve Wingtech subsidiary Nexperia’s takeover of Britain’s biggest chip maker.

6 Oct 2022 - 1:40AM
TikTok
TikTok sibling app in China cuts off influencers speaking in Cantonese

Several Cantonese-speaking influencers say their live-streaming sessions on Douyin were suspended after the platform failed to recognise the language spoken.

Several Cantonese-speaking influencers say their live-streaming sessions on Douyin were suspended after the platform failed to recognise the language spoken.

5 Oct 2022 - 7:00PM
US unveils artificial intelligence ‘Bill of Rights’ to safeguard civil rights

The Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights does not set out specific enforcement actions, instead serving as guidance for the federal government.

5 Oct 2022 - 12:07PM
US unveils artificial intelligence ‘Bill of Rights’ to safeguard civil rights
Musk says buying Twitter could lead to ‘everything app’ like WeChat

After reviving a deal to buy Twitter for US$44 billion, Musk compared his ambitions to his vision for X, a financial services company he co-founded in 1999.

5 Oct 2022 - 10:35AM
Musk says buying Twitter could lead to ‘everything app’ like WeChat
TikTok sibling app in China cuts off influencers speaking in Cantonese

Several Cantonese-speaking influencers say their live-streaming sessions on Douyin were suspended after the platform failed to recognise the language spoken.

5 Oct 2022 - 7:00PM
US unveils artificial intelligence ‘Bill of Rights’ to safeguard civil rights

The Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights does not set out specific enforcement actions, instead serving as guidance for the federal government.

5 Oct 2022 - 12:07PM
Musk says buying Twitter could lead to ‘everything app’ like WeChat

After reviving a deal to buy Twitter for US$44 billion, Musk compared his ambitions to his vision for X, a financial services company he co-founded in 1999.

5 Oct 2022 - 10:35AM
Chinese chip firms going out of business in record number this year

As many as 3,470 companies – including entities that use the Chinese word for ‘chip’ in their brands or operations – deregistered between January and August.

As many as 3,470 companies – including entities that use the Chinese word for ‘chip’ in their brands or operations – deregistered between January and August.

30 Sep 2022 - 1:55PM
Semiconductor manufacturing systems maker ASML still fixed on China growth

The Dutch firm continues to acknowledge mainland China’s important position in the global semiconductor industry, despite rising tensions between Beijing and Washington.

The Dutch firm continues to acknowledge mainland China’s important position in the global semiconductor industry, despite rising tensions between Beijing and Washington.

13 Sep 2022 - 11:21PM
China’s chip output records biggest monthly drop since records began in 1997

Domestic production of integrated circuits recorded a 24.7 per cent year on year decline in August to 24.7 billion units.

Domestic production of integrated circuits recorded a 24.7 per cent year on year decline in August to 24.7 billion units.

16 Sep 2022 - 7:30PM

Tech | OPINION

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Opinion | One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?

That China’s space programme will launch a recruitment drive in Hong Kong can inspire society, including its academic, business and technology elites, to prioritise STEM education. With government support, Hong Kong can carve out a space in the trillion-dollar global space economy.

6 Oct 2022 - 3:30AM
Opinion | Reimagine Hong Kong’s approach to win over global tech talent

Hong Kong is already trailing the likes of Shenzhen and Singapore, so it needs to go all out to become competitive again. Apart from offering subsidies and allowances, the city could also roll out a mentorship programme, widen internship opportunities and provide more versatile training

Hong Kong is already trailing the likes of Shenzhen and Singapore, so it needs to go all out to become competitive again. Apart from offering subsidies and allowances, the city could also roll out a mentorship programme, widen internship opportunities and provide more versatile training

5 Oct 2022 - 8:30AM
Reimagine Hong Kong’s approach to win over global tech talent
The View | Beyond IPOs: how Hong Kong can become a global biotech data hub

The city is a major financing centre for biotechnology; it must now cement its reputation as a research hub. It already has two key advantages: world-class universities and a wealth of clinical and medical data.

The city is a major financing centre for biotechnology; it must now cement its reputation as a research hub. It already has two key advantages: world-class universities and a wealth of clinical and medical data.

15 Sep 2022 - 6:45AM
Beyond IPOs: how Hong Kong can become a global biotech data hub
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Opinion | One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?
6 Oct 2022 - 3:30AM
Opinion | Reimagine Hong Kong’s approach to win over global tech talent

Hong Kong is already trailing the likes of Shenzhen and Singapore, so it needs to go all out to become competitive again. Apart from offering subsidies and allowances, the city could also roll out a mentorship programme, widen internship opportunities and provide more versatile training

5 Oct 2022 - 8:30AM

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