HKBU and e-commerce giant break world record for fast and accurate AI training

HKBU and e-commerce giant break world record for fast and accurate AI training

Team trained two popular deep neural networks, AlexNet and ResNet-50, in just 4 minutes and 6.6 minutes, respectively.

November 14, 2018
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge to get 5G

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge to get 5G

The bridge is now ready for the access of the IoT, a major business to be achieved by 5G technology.

November 12, 2018
Hong Kong to host startup conference in 2019

Hong Kong to host startup conference in 2019

The conference will help in January and is open to all global participants for the first time.

November 9, 2018
Multinational delivery services company launches QR Pay for Hong Kong businesses

Multinational delivery services company launches QR Pay for Hong Kong businesses

Other APAC businesses also get QR Pay aimed at enhancing the CE and facilitating the efficient shipping process.

November 9, 2018
Hong Kong experts progress with digital certificate in Shandong

Hong Kong experts progress with digital certificate in Shandong

The digital certificates allow for HK companies and others to verify identities when making electronic transactions.

November 6, 2018
Hong Kong PolyU and UoW sign historical agreement for ocular research and tech

Hong Kong PolyU and UoW sign historical agreement for ocular research and tech

Agreement aims to foster a closer partnership between the two universities in education, tech and research.

November 6, 2018
Hong Kong’s rep as a Fintech hub relies on integration with GBA, survey finds

Hong Kong’s rep as a Fintech hub relies on integration with GBA, survey finds

Increased regulatory reciprocity are needed to ensure GBA cities work together productively.

November 5, 2018
PolyU launches Smart Ageing Hub to promote “Smart Age・Smart Life” for elderly

PolyU launches Smart Ageing Hub to promote “Smart Age・Smart Life” for elderly

The Project strives to build an interdisciplinary network that supports smart ageing initiatives.

November 5, 2018
HKSTP has signed MoUs with Japanese tech giant and bank

HKSTP has signed MoUs with Japanese tech giant and bank

One MoU focuses on creating a smart city data platform; the other on jointly nurturing high potential tech start-ups.

November 2, 2018
Major HK bank continues with digital transformation but will not set up digibanks

Major HK bank continues with digital transformation but will not set up digibanks

While leadership does not believe in focusing on digital banking, digital transformation throughout the bank will continue.

November 1, 2018
HK PolyU develops robotic arm for stroke patients’ self-help mobile rehabilitation

HK PolyU develops robotic arm for stroke patients’ self-help mobile rehabilitation

Patients enabled to do intensive and effective self-help rehabilitation exercise anywhere, anytime post-discharge.

November 1, 2018
HK Science and Technology Park dolls out HK$7 billion worth of measures to tech tenants

HK Science and Technology Park dolls out HK$7 billion worth of measures to tech tenants

The measures aim to increase the number of start-up tenants from 270 to 500 over the next five years.

October 31, 2018
PolyU and SZU spearhead the launch of GBA Area Rail Transit Joint Innovation Union

PolyU and SZU spearhead the launch of GBA Area Rail Transit Joint Innovation Union

Research efforts will focus on smart sensing and more to promote safe operation and maintenance of rail.

October 24, 2018
Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Policy Address highlights – Part Five

Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Policy Address highlights – Part Five

CE discusses government plans to enhance FinTech and delivers short summary of the latest tech set-ups.

October 23, 2018
Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Policy Address highlights – Part Four

Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Policy Address highlights – Part Four

The CE announces HK$3.92 billion addition to the block vote to promote further tech adoption by departments.

October 22, 2018
Hong Kong AI lab names first batch of start-ups for funding

Hong Kong AI lab names first batch of start-ups for funding

AI Lab will provide HK$784,000 in seed funding to each of the selected start-ups.

October 19, 2018
HK tech start-ups get shared office spaces

HK tech start-ups get shared office spaces

The space aims to bring together professionals from innovative technology fields like FinTech and e-commerce.

October 18, 2018
HKTDC Electronics Fair draws 87,000 from 139 countries

HKTDC Electronics Fair draws 87,000 from 139 countries

A survey commissioned by HKTDC finds that audio-visual products (17%) have the most growth potential in 2019.

October 17, 2018
HKUST EMBA Program Ranks World’s No.1 again

HKUST EMBA Program Ranks World’s No.1 again

The program commended for offering courses in FinTech and Big Data Analytics.

October 17, 2018
HKUST receives HK$200 million for research

HKUST receives HK$200 million for research

The donation will be used to foster research and education in robotics and AI.

October 16, 2018