Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, August 2, 2015   

Android era arrives for living room
If you like watching dramas on your PC or enjoy playing games on your smartphone, Sony's latest announcement may well excite you.

Thank you for the music
The playlists are the thing. Since music became digital, devalued, and shareable - a transformation expertly detailed in Stephen Witt's new book, How Music Got Free - there's no shortage of the stuff.

Plugging the leaks
With one click online, your private information could be leaked to third-party applications or, even worse, an attacker who impersonates the application to obtain users' information.

When big firms benefit from your private moments
say it's your wedding day. You and your beloved take the floor. The opening piano bars to your favorite song begin to play - Up Where We Belong.

Great Leap forward
Blackberry has quite literally made a Leap with its latest device that targets young professionals. It may not be the best touchscreen smartphone on the market, but it's probably one of the top Blackberry devices, given its features and price.

Fast food indeed
Checking out dining places is now a breeze using mobile devices, what with websites like Openrice, Food Panda, Yelp. But 365 Technologies takes it to a whole new level.

Importance of good crowd control
Can crowdfunding offer a viable source of funding to growth-orientated businesses around the world? This year promises to be a big one for crowdfunding in terms of the role it may play in getting entrepreneurial ventures off the ground.

Cloud's the core for Fujitsu deal
Hong Kong organizations are starting to adopt cloud services, prompting the government to consider allocating more funds for data centers and related facilities.

Paving the way for entrepreneurs
Few entrepreneurs can endure the challenges, setbacks and twists in the road without passion, conviction and tenacity. Along with these traits, the best entrepreneurs have a willingness to ask a simple question: "What if my idea won't work?"

The weakest link
Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent, prompting security specialists to try and change the mind-set of internet users about their defense.

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