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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

Apple hands 8 execs stock awards worth up to US$27 million

Execs under CEO Tim Cook receive uniform stock grants, part of Apple's 'internal equity' compensation philosophy.

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

Shadow IT only a threat to an out-dated IT definition

Centrica CIO Rod Carr says shadow IT isn't a threat to organisations and has no problems with staff 'killing their own food and solving their own problems'.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

4 startups that are changing productivity

Getting work done the Silicon Valley way.

CLOUD COMPUTING

5 tips for transforming enterprise IT towers Into cloud services

With more cloud IT services in play, traditional IT has lost relevancy. Here are five tips for successfully transforming IT into a process-driven organization.

DATA CENTER

20th Century Fox deploys HP Moonshot servers

HP launches new HP ProLiant Moonshot solutions.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Researcher works to make 3D-printed metals stronger, customizable

WPI engineer's work involves printing with semi-solid metals, instead of limited powders.

INDUSTRIES

RiteAid blocks Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Payments were accepted at Apple Pay's launch on Monday, but appear to have been blocked by the retailer.

INTERNET

U.S. Senator wants Whisper to explain how it tracks users, shares their data

Reports saying the supposedly anonymous social media app is sharing user information leads to questions from Senator Rockefeller.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

5 ways Facebook's Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack

Here are five ways Rooms aims to be better and more unique than the current crop of mostly useless anonymous apps.

NETWORKING

Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

The cries for help from frazzled Mac owners whose Wi-Fi connections went haywire after upgrading to OS X Yosemite are being met by Apple with stone-faced silence.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 tablet is selling at twice the rate of the Pro 2

Buyers are snapping up the well-regarded Surface Pro 3 tablet, which has replaced virtually all other versions on Microsoft's website. In the earnings call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella also talked up the Xbox and Lumia businesses.

SECURITY

UK consumers willing to sacrifice data privacy to get useful insights on their wearables

Research carried out by Imperial College London and Zeno Group.

STORAGE

Bitcasa nixes unlimited cloud storage, even for existing subscribers

All-you-can-store is gone for good as Bitcasa blames user abuse and low demand.

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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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