Deaths at Apple supplier in China concern labour group
A workers' rights group is demanding Apple investigate the recent deaths of several workers at an iPhone factory in China, one of whom was a 15-year-old who died of pneumonia after working at the facility for a month.
Hong Kong 2013: privacy issues go public
Computerworld Hong Kong took an in-depth look at the top ten events that shook the local and global IT world in 2013.
Report: Google abandons Hong Kong data center plan
Google has trashed its plan to build a data center in Hong Kong, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
Hong Kong storage market enters the zettabyte era
Storage will be one of the biggest areas of infrastructure spending for big data and analytics environments in future, said IDC.
The Year of the Horse rides in on mobility
Our tradition of inviting local IT leaders to share their thoughts of the tech trends continues. Our trio of questions reviews last year's overrated tech, forecasts next year's tech trend, and explores different tech wishes.."
HK's Fire Services mobilizing system down again
Hong Kong Fire Services Department's HK$700 million third-generation mobilising system was down again Saturday morning for almost two hours, failing to dispatch emergency service requests to ambulances.
Hong Kong picked for Softlayer's next global data center
IBM and its newly acquired IaaS provider Softlayer last week unveiled its plans to open a new data center in Hong Kong. Expected to go live in Q1 2014, the Hong Kong data center will be Softlayer's third one outside the US, following Singapore and Amsterdam.
Asia Pacific tech companies flourish despite economic slowdown
China has the most fast-growing companies in Asia Pacific, according to Deloitte.
Hong Kong aims to be the smartest city of all
With the city being so compact and highly urbanized, Hong Kong not only has an opportunity to achieve even greater 'smart' credentials and sustainability, but can also become a model smart city for the rest of the world.
Samsung investigating labor conditions at supplier factory in China
China Labor Watch has accused a Samsung supplier of mistreating its workers.