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Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution...

10 Jun 2019

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Twitter to set up shop in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, CHINA: Twitter plans to set up shop in Hong Kong early next year, focusing on ad sales instead of the one-to-many messaging service banned in China...

12 Nov 2014

HONG KONG S.A.R.

'World's first' Bitcoin shop opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: A shop selling the virtual Bitcoin currency opened in Hong Kong amid fresh concerns grew in Asia over the currency's viability and security.

4 Mar 2014

CHINA

Adultery website shines spotlight on Hong Kong marriages

HONG KONG, CHINA: The founder of a dating service promoting adultery is setting his sights on China's cheating hearts after a controversial launch in Hong Kong.

27 Aug 2013

HONG KONG S.A.R.

HSBC says websites hit by cyber attack

HONG KONG: Banking giant HSBC said Friday some of its websites had been hit by a "large scale" cyber attack that disrupted online services, but it assured customers that their data were not compromised.

22 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

Marketing pays off: iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of today's release

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]

21 Sep 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

HONG KONG S.A.R.

AFP wins top videographic award

HONG KONG, CHINA: The World Association of Journalists and Press Editors has awarded an AFP videographic first prize in the category 'Best Online Animated Graphic' at the Asian Conference On Digital Media In Hong Kong.

25 Nov 2011

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Asian digital publishing innovators announced

HONG KONG, CHINA: WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, has announced the winners of the second annual Asian Digital Media Awards, presented 24 November during the sold-out Digital Media Asia conference in Hong Kong.

25 Nov 2011

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

UNITED STATES

Global advertising spend up 5.7% in Q2 2011

NEW YORK, US: Despite overall growth of 5.7% for the advertising industry in Q2 2011, adspend fell in nearly half the world's key markets in the second quarter of this year as economic concerns continued to impact the advertising industry, according to Nielsen's quarterly Global AdView Pulse report released recently.

20 Oct 2011