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

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

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…

Saving lives, saving time through smart city tech

Saving lives, saving time through smart city tech

Whether it’s saving lives or saving you time, GIS has got you covered. Photo: Our Hong Kong champion Tommy Chan (third right at the back)…

How public-private-government partnership heats up the innotech startup atmosphere

How public-private-government partnership heats up the innotech startup atmosphere

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong can successfully attract entrepreneurs from overseas, and has an excellent…

Smart lampposts should be equipped with accurate spatial data

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong We are gradually approaching the fifth generation (5G) mobile phone era,according to…

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,…

Hong Kong needs cooperation with China to become a talent hub

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong  A commentary in a local newspaper by retired People’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggests Hong…

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))

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…