Blockchain may be a solution for two problems of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Finance & Budget

Blockchain may be a solution for two problems of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Blockchain has the potential to solve the problems of ticket scalping and cybersecurity for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Photo: Tokyo Tower Special Lightup <Invitation…

Crowdfunding to fight restriction of Internet, freedom of speech
Human Rights

Crowdfunding to fight restriction of Internet, freedom of speech

Pro-democracy advocates begin to crowdfund to fight current and future laws compromising Internet freedoms. Photo: University of Hong Kong (HKU) was left in shambles after…

Hong Kong’s Internet injunction “testing the waters” before jumping into harsher censorship
Policy

Hong Kong’s Internet injunction “testing the waters” before jumping into harsher censorship

Restrictions on Hong Kong’s internet use threaten the future of its web freedoms. Photo: An unlawful march assembled in Sogo at Causeway Bay on 2…

Cybersecurity not a priority in Hong Kong – but it should be
Policy

Cybersecurity not a priority in Hong Kong – but it should be

It’s time for the government to be more proactive on cybersecurity in Hong Kong, tech experts say. Photo: Network Box Security Operations Centre in Hong…

Extending the Great Firewall of China would “destroy” Hong Kong – but it can be done
Policy

Extending the Great Firewall of China would “destroy” Hong Kong – but it can be done

The suggestion of implementing restrictions to HK’s Internet has many up in arms – but how easily can it be pulled off? Photo: A landscape…

Prepaid card industry grows: Two More Hong Kong Firms Receive SVF Licenses From HKMA
Technology

Prepaid card industry grows: Two More Hong Kong Firms Receive SVF Licenses From HKMA

In an attempt to drive the city’s digital banking industry forward, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced earlier this month that it is issuing…

HK Regulates Crypto Mining, as China Considers Ban
Technology

HK Regulates Crypto Mining, as China Considers Ban

Hong Kong has moved to regulate cryptocurrency mining, the computing process that generates cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, with regulators attracted to the industry by the…

Opening the government’s data kimono
Technology

Opening the government’s data kimono

This year, the Hong Kong government plans to open up over 650 datasets to be released online for the public to use and view freely….

Another tech listing Bits the dust: Bitmain in Hong Kong
Technology

Another tech listing Bits the dust: Bitmain in Hong Kong

Despite its warm welcome to emerging and innovative firms such as pre-profit biotech companies, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) seems to be having second…

Big Data boffins betting on culture and a principled industry to elevate Hong Kong
Technology

Big Data boffins betting on culture and a principled industry to elevate Hong Kong

The Institute of Big Data Governance (IBDG), a non-profit platform, has been established this month in Hong Kong to promote better protection of big data,…