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Letting IT Go in the Smart City of Hong Kong

This year, the HKCS's flagship event HKICC is set to focus on the development and application of technologies tipped to transform the cities of the world and enhance the quality of life of its denizens for decades to come.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Microsoft sued as lawsuits over employee no-poach deal mount

A court filing in May last year has attracted more class action lawsuits, alleging secret no-poaching deals among tech companies to keep salaries low.

IT GOVERNANCE

Lawmakers call on FCC to reclassify broadband for net neutrality

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should reclassify broadband as a regulated public utility in order to achieve net neutrality, but take a "light touch" while doing it, a U.S. lawmaker said Wednesday.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Cook trounces Nadella in 2014 tech pay package tussle

Apple CEO has already received US$146 million in stock awards this year.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Guest View: Cost-effective business intelligence for business users

It is important to note that smarter use of information resources does not necessarily mean high-investment and complex business intelligence software.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Telco 3 Hong Kong partners Bitcasa to launch cloud storage for its customers

Called 3 Super Cloud, this service offers 3 Hong Kong customers secure cloud storage so they can store, share, and stream their data from any device.

DATA CENTER

Megatrends demand new and better IT infrastructure: Emerson Network Power

With the availability of SmartCabinet in Southeast Asia, Emerson Network Power's Andy Liu said Malaysian IT leaders needed to continuously review their infrastructure investments.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

World's first 3D full-body scanning booth to create custom you figurines

The company also sells its scanning software for Xbox Kinect machines.

INDUSTRIES

Users in Asia prefer smaller tablets and larger smartphones: Appier

Marketers need to develop different content based on the various screen sizes and the advertisement layout on the different devices.

INTERNET

Google rethinks webmail with Inbox, raising questions about Gmail's future

The new app is built from the ground up to deal with email overload.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus available in Malaysia from 6 November

DiGi and Maxis said Malaysians can start to pre-purchase Apple's new smartphones from Friday, 31 October 2014.

NETWORKING

Broadband boost: G.fast testing lab, consortium to foster 100G over copper

Full-speed ahead for emerging G.fast WAN standard with UNH-IOL testing lab, industry consortium.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

Microsoft is continuing its crusade to get CIOs interested in Windows 10, touting new security features that include two-factor authentication built directly into the OS.

SECURITY

Industry can head off IoT privacy rules, former US official says

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data.

STORAGE

Harnessing your data with a virtual infrastructure

Organizations are looking to virtualization and towards leveraging cloud services for both compute and storage, as a way to mitigate costs while maintaining availability and data integrity. Although virtualization can eliminate the complexity and cost of physical infrastructure deployment, storing data in virtual machines and within the cloud could jeopardize data security.

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BLOGS

Fresh blood

CIOs should look to start-ups for new ideas

Apple follows

With the latest Apple launch, the consumer electronics market leader is now fast following, not leading.

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