New model of big data and big application in Hong Kong

Lin Weiqiao, JP, Government CIO Hong Kong made a speech at the Beijing-Hong Kong Information Service Industry Cooperation With the advent of the era of big data, the country has upgraded the development and application of big data as a national strategy as early as 2015. According to the “Research…

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Helping Hong Kong suppliers and buyers connect with new platform

HKTDC updates supply sourcing platform to include new technology.   The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has upgraded its hktdc.com sourcing platform to include artificial intelligence and machine learning. The changes come as a response to the acceleration digital transformation of global supply chains and the issues that it has caused for…

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HK Govt CIO pushes Cybersec Infohub

Encouraging members to share cyber security information. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) have collaborated to produce a Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing, known as the Cybersec Infohub. The OGCIO and the HKIRC will encourage members…

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Hong Kong will benefit from 5G and Cloud

Hong Kong Government CIO shared his views on the technology at various events A smart city requires 5G, said Lin Weiqiao, JP, Hong Kong Government Chief Information Officer. He made his speech during the “Connecting Cities-5G and Wi-Fi” technology forum jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information…

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Hong Kong Government promotes cross-sector cyber security information sharing

OGCIO encourages more public and private organisations to take part in the cross-sector sharing of cyber security information. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) has formalised the Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing, also known as Cybersec Infohub, from September. The OGCIO will partner with the…

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Hong Kong ITC rolls out several funding schemes to help businesses

Help for manufacturers to become smart and businesses develop distance policies during pandemic. The Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has launched the Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme to subsidise manufacturers to set up new smart production lines in Hong Kong to develop and promote re-industrialisation in Hong Kong. The Government’s…

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Digital Transformation in Hong Kong’s insurance sector will shape hiring trends

Financial services and insurance are still seeking critical hires to supplement their activities and digital transformation. The events of 2020 have directly impacted the permanent hiring market in Hong Kong as businesses reevaluate their financial resources and focus on curbing their spend. However, businesses in buoyant sectors like the financial…

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US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong’s new security law

Companies are now in the cross hairs of a national security law that gives China authority to demand that they turn over user data. By Brenda Goh and Pei Li SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. tech giants face a reckoning over how Hong Kong’s security law will reshape their businesses,…

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In Hong Kong national security law, echoes of China’s own cyber crackdown

Will Hong Kong have a firewall, similar to that of China? By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s new National Security Law will shake up digital surveillance in the city, with strict new company compliance measures that echo the mainland’s years-long crackdown on anti-government content. Foreign tech companies have…

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