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30-09-2014
HK protesters surge FireChat downloads in fear of network shutdown

Mobile messaging app FireChat, which does not rely on a cellular or Carol Ko, Dylan Bushell-Embling, Sheila Lam

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29-09-2014
4 tips to help CIOs land a seat on the board

To make the jump from IT to a corporate board, CIOs have to change their thinking. Their mission is no longer all about IT projects, ROI or uptime. Lauren Brousell

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29-09-2014
HKSTPC opens Science Park Phase 3

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC) has announced the official opening of its phase 3 expansion.The first three buildings of Hong Kong Science Park Phase 3 are is now operational, the company said. The remaining two will open in two years. Computerworld Hong Kong staff

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29-09-2014
China blocks Instagram, 'tear gas' term amid Hong Kong protests

China started blocking the popular photo-sharing app Instagram on Sunday, as part of its moves to squelch any mention of the use of tear gas on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.Instagram, owned by Facebook, had remained one of the few US social networking apps still accessible in a country known for its strict censorship of political topics. But on Sunday, users in China began reporting that the product had been blocked. From Beijing, the app was no longer loading new posts. Michael Kan

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29-09-2014
Wharf T&T teams with cloud giants for FibreCloud

Hong Kong's Wharf T&T has teamed up with VMware, Cisco and EMC to launch FibreCloud, a new cloud-as-a-service suite for enterprise customers. Computerworld Hong Kong staff

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29-09-2014
「指點購物」 精彩著數迎10月

利亞零售屬下指點購物之網購業務「Fin 閱讀全文

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29-09-2014
九倉電訊投資企業「真雲」服務FibreCloud

九倉電訊宣布推出集結三家世界知名科技巨 閱讀全文

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29-09-2014
全港首架1:1 F1賽車模擬器登陸觀塘工廈

正當2014年F1新加坡分站结束,另一邊廂延續 閱讀全文

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29-09-2014
社交平台版「Openrice」 Yelp攻港

與本地最大餐廳點評網Openrice不同之處, 閱讀全文

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28-09-2014
How big data is helping to save the planet

A little more than a year ago, Conservation In Thor Olavsrud

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28-09-2014
Chinese 'Spike' DDoS botnet targets Windows, Linux, IoT devices

Akamai's Prolexic division has warned of the growing threat from a Chinese toolkit that has started infecting Linux, Windows and embedded systems in order to launch DDoS attacks peaking at hundreds of Gigabits per second. John E. Dunn

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28-09-2014
Intel investing $1.5b in two Chinese chip firms

Intel is investing 9 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in two Chinese chip companies with an eye to boosting its presence in the country's booming mobile phone market.The two fabless semiconductor companies develop mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones and other consumer electronics products, which support 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards, Intel said Friday. John Ribeiro

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28-09-2014
Shellshock flaw 'Bigger than Heartbleed'

Well, this isn't good. Akamai security researcher Stephane Chazelas has discovered a devastating flaw in the Unix Bash shell, leaving Linux machines, OS X machines, routers, older IoT devices, and more vulnerable to attack. Brad Chacos

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28-09-2014
Skills gap pushes HK wage pressure to historic highs

Wages in Hong Kong are increasing to historic highs as employers compete for professional skills, according to the latest Hays Global Skills Index.Hong Kong was given a score of 10.0 - the highest possible – in the wage inflation index. This indicates that real wages are increasing much quicker than the longer term trend. No other country scored 10 for overall wage pressure. Computerworld Hong Kong staff

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25-09-2014
IT leaders aren't all coming from tech

The milestones along the traditional path to IT leadership look a lot like this: Earn a computer science degree, serve an IT internship, take development courses, gain cod Sharon Florentine

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