It is now government policy in China to use the Linux operating system across all government ministries, according to Jon "Maddog" Hall, the executive director of Linux International, a non-profit group that distributes information about the open-source operating system.
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Cheuk Nang Properties (Holdings) Ltd., a development firm little known outside Hong Kong, yesterday reinvented itself as a high-tech company, with plans to help bring together Mainland Chinese companies with Western partners.
China's fast-growing Shenzhen Special Economic Zone will be the site of a Silicon Valley-style high-tech incubation center under a plan unveiled today by Hong Kong investment company Cyber City Holdings Ltd. and U.S. venture capital company Dynamics Technology Inc. (DTI).
Compaq Computer Corp. today unveiled an ambitious Chinese medicine electronic commerce project that highlights the company's focus on building e-commerce platforms in the highly touted Greater China market.
China.com Corp., the aggressive Hong Kong company maneuvering to corner the Asian Internet market, yesterday unveiled new deals to deliver content in Hong Kong and fill its coffers for more expansion.
As a host of Asian and Western companies tell the world how they can ace the Chinese e-commerce opportunity, IBM Corp. and Hong Kong-based Sino-i.com Ltd. today unveiled a strategy that may hit the sweet spot of the market: small and medium-sized businesses trading with each other.
Hong Kong-based CITIC Pacific Ltd. yesterday disclosed a major joint-venture investment in telecom capacity in Mainland China, though leaving operation and management of the network -- for now -- in the hands of mainland entities.
Cheuk Nang Properties (Holdings) Ltd., dwarfed by other Hong Kong property development companies that have launched Internet businesses recently, plans to kick off its high-tech strategy on Monday with its own edge: a U.S. partner.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is set to add the capacity of the third-largest foundry in Taiwan to its existing foundry operations by merging with Worldwide Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (WSMC), the companies announced today.
China.com Corp., the aggressive Hong Kong-based Internet company that aims to provide content, services, and advertising across the entire Asian market, yesterday announced the latest in a string of acquisitions.
A top technology official for the Hong Kong government last week projected US$2.4 billion in e-commerce transactions in Hong Kong by 2003.
A string of Asian e-commerce initiatives kicked off in recent weeks will tap into a market headed for phenomenal growth over the next several years, according a recent IDC report.
A string of Asian electronic commerce initiatives kicked off in recent weeks will tap into a market headed for phenomenal growth over the next several years, according a recent International Data Corp. (IDC) report.
Enterprises in two large Chinese industrial cities will seek business customers, partners and investors online using ChinaMallUSA.com Inc. as their portal to the outside world, the business-to-business e-commerce company announced today.
China.com Corp. today announced it will team up with U.S. online marketer TheBigStore.com and a Chinese company to set up retail e-commerce sites across Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.