Information Technology

20 Aug 18
The SAR fell to second place with a speed of 145.65 Mbps.
17 Aug 18
AlipayHK users have doubled to 1.5 million since March.
16 Aug 18
Two state-backed laboratories will be built in the SAR’s science park.
13 Aug 18
BEA’s ‘i-Payment hub’ can process different payment types in a single device.
9 Aug 18
Total fintech funding hit US$983.6m in 2017 versus Hong Kong's US$596.8m.
7 Aug 18
Computers were encrypted by ransomware, leaving some data inaccessible.
30 Jul 18
Watsons, EGL Tours and Fortress will integrate Citi Pay with Points API into their platforms.
30 Jul 18
This includes Standard Chartered Bank and online loan platform WeLab.
25 Jul 18
The app provides real-time traffic news and parking information.
25 Jul 18
WiFi is going to turn into an emerging marketing asset.
18 Jul 18
This involves the participation of the central bank and seven other lenders.
17 Jul 18
The central bank approved a pilot project creating a real-time remittance corridor.
9 Jul 18
Nearly 70% cite that they remain unfamiliar with the tech required to go cashless.
4 Jul 18
Candidates familiar with open source programming languages are expected to be in hot demand.
26 Jun 18
The firm is tying up with Philippine-based micropayment service GCash.
22 Jun 18
32% of Thai enterprises have tried implementing digital transformations in at least one area of their businesses.
20 Jun 18
The value of non-cash transactions in China hit 50% in 2016.
19 Jun 18
The segment is expected to bring in US$285m in four years time.
18 Jun 18
Mobile payment apps are expected to be the next high-value target.
7 Jun 18
The video games market is expected to be worth US$1b in four years time.
7 Jun 18
Poor R&D dragged the city to 10th place whilst Singapore snagged the crown.
31 May 18
Lack of clear guidelines from the central bank weighed on the city's competitiveness.
31 May 18
The central bank is aiming to award licenses towards the end of the year.
29 May 18
This may cover professors working on the Mainland for more than 183 days a year.
25 May 18
Closed networks are out; open networks are in.
24 May 18
Pick a market sector and the Internet of Things is present: manufacturing, smart cities, retail, transportation, healthcare, education.
15 May 18
Fintech firms will be compelled to be registered with authorities.
15 May 18
The virtual assistant BERI will be available on the bank’s website and mobile app.
15 May 18
President Xi ordered state agencies to lend assistance to local scientists.
11 May 18
The beauty of living in a place where the history and geographic location fuels inventive minds is very apparent here in Hong Kong.
10 May 18
It will be rolled out by the end of 2018.
10 May 18
It aims to accelerate the admission of overseas and Mainland R&D talent.
10 May 18
Instead of collecting income proof assessing creditworthiness, banks may use big data and other fintech.
2 May 18
In the high-paced city that is Hong Kong, the internet is alive, changing, and always moving towards new technologies and trends.
26 Apr 18
The unveiling by the HKSAR Government of its Smart City blueprint late last year gave an insight into the transformation that, if all goes to plan...
18 Apr 18
CCB and AIA collaborated to offer blockchain-powered bancassurance products.
18 Apr 18
The region has attracted more fintech investments than North America and Europe.
18 Apr 18
Mobile banking has grown at least twofold in Emerging Asia to outpace other e-banking types.
4 Apr 18
Ownership of wearable tech only stands at a dismal 9%.
4 Apr 18
Despite optimum business conditions and strong mobile penetration rates, Hong Kong's small population is halting the adoption of various...