Uber ready to move regional headquarters to Hong Kong, still struggling towards regulated ridesharing

Uber ready to move regional headquarters to Hong Kong, still struggling towards regulated ridesharing

The plan to move Uber’s Asia-Pacific HQ to Hong Kong is a vote of confidence to a city that still needs to take steps towards…

What Hong Kong can learn from Korea on innovation

What Hong Kong can learn from Korea on innovation

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong   “Starting pay ₩50 million. Monday start work at 1pm. 3 free…

Funding alone is not enough to promote innovation and technology, says IT industry

Funding alone is not enough to promote innovation and technology, says IT industry

“We need a blueprint, not a short-term work plan,” said insiders from the IT industry in a seminar on Tuesday, held to discuss how funding…

Grand vision for tech park on northern border but many doubt benefits

Grand vision for tech park on northern border but many doubt benefits

A funding of $800 million is needed for the early-stage development of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park in the Lok Ma Chau Loop,…

Smart city should be data-driven and people-oriented, experts say

Smart city should be data-driven and people-oriented, experts say

Measures are also underway in bid to turn Hong Kong into a more tech-friendly city. (Photo: From left to right: Dr Amen Ra Mashariki, Dr Winnie…

Brainstorming our green future

Brainstorming our green future

When it comes to green building, Singapore offers yet another good example for the Hong Kong government to refer to. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

Hong Kong innovation forum to feature former US vice-president Al Gore

Hong Kong innovation forum to feature former US vice-president Al Gore

The 2007 Nobel Laureate will be Chief Guest of Honour at the Innovation and Breakthrough Forum 2017 to be held next month.

InnoTech Expo helps nurture young scientists

InnoTech Expo helps nurture young scientists

(Photo: There are expert forums in the InnoTech Expo 2017, including Dr. Xian-Sheng Hua, Alibaba data scientist to explore artificial intelligence; 10 Hong Kong top…

New sharing economy group calls for accommodative policy and sensible regulation

New sharing economy group calls for accommodative policy and sensible regulation

The government is urged to drop the perception that opening up the sharing economy will only serve the interest of multinational corporations. (Stephen Wong of…

Public participation stimulates unlimited possibilities of smart city

Public participation stimulates unlimited possibilities of smart city

Initiatives overseas can serve as inspiring examples for Carrie Lam to make a smart start. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK)

Low approval rate for Innovation and Technology Bureau, opinion poll shows

Low approval rate for Innovation and Technology Bureau, opinion poll shows

As Uber, Airbnb rise in popularity across the world, Sharing Economy Alliance urges the ITB to catch up with the global trend by designing a…

Regulate virtual currency to maintain Hong Kong’s status of financial center

Regulate virtual currency to maintain Hong Kong’s status of financial center

Hong Kong cannot afford to miss the opportunity of a new currency generation when New York and London have already taken their steps. (Photo credit:…

Hong Kong can become Asia’s cycling Mecca

Hong Kong can become Asia’s cycling Mecca

GoBee Bike’s recent launch of their bike-sharing app has witnessed a rocky beginning, but its co-founder Claude Ducharme believes they have the potential to revolutionise…

Sharing Economy is not a zero sum game

Sharing Economy is not a zero sum game

There is no reason to resist embracing the sharing economy just because traditional businesses are failing to adapt. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

US Innotech companies shed light on Hong Kong Smart City initiative

US Innotech companies shed light on Hong Kong Smart City initiative

AmCham pledges to join Hong Kong’s innotech parade by bridging US-based companies and local stakeholders. (Photo: AmCham president Tara Joseph (mid) chairing the media luncheon…

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy

Lok Ma Chau Loop converges talents to revitalise Hong Kong’s economy

Japan and Malaysia have shed light on how Hong Kong can utilise the vast Lok Ma Chau Loop. (Photo credit: Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited)

Gearing up for Smart City 3.0

Gearing up for Smart City 3.0

Our future Chief Executive has to fire up the innovation and technology development. (Photo credit: Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited)