Banking in the mobile era – ejinsight

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Banking in the mobile era

 

Today, smartphones are indispensable. The generation Z born after the millennium has grown up with Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Spotify at their fingertips. They use mobile phones for chatting, playing games, making friends, listening to music, and even finding jobs and life partners. Thus, it is natural for them to use the devices to manage their money as well.

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地理資訊系統提升STEM教育 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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地理資訊系統提升STEM教育

 

三年前,香港教育城和我擔任主席的Esri中國(香港)共同合作,把專業的地理資訊系統(GlS)軟件,免費提供給全港中小學生使用,希望促進年輕人解決難題的能力,至今已有近200間學校及逾千名師生接受過相關培訓。這個軟件協助同學利用空間數據連結電子地圖,問題因由便會層次分明地呈現,令解決方案油然而生,這在今年東華三院中學聯校「地理資訊系統(GIS)」卓越應用比賽2018/19中尤其突出。

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Hong Kong’s financial technology is getting traction – ejinsight

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Hong Kong’s financial technology is getting traction

 

Innovative technology continues to transform traditional industries.

 

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has launched a series of initiatives to bolster the city’s status as an international financial center. At the end of last year, it started issuing virtual banking licenses.

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Enhanced intelligent road network critical for smart mobility – ejinsight

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Enhanced intelligent road network critical for smart mobility

 

Hong Kong aims to establish a one-stop data supermarket or common spatial data infrastructure (CSDI) by 2022 to facilitate sharing of geospatial data among government departments and enterprises. The Legislative Council Panel on Development discussed the “Development of Common Spatial Data Infrastructure and 3D Digital Map" earlier. In the discussion paper, the Development Bureau proposed to set up a new spatial data office to undertake the work of web portal launch. Some questions about the functions of the office will need to be addressed.

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“Look ahead, start small, land quick" for smart city development – Harbour Times

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“Look ahead, start small, land quick" for smart city development

 

The three-day Fifth China Smart City International Expo 2019 held recently gathered more than 1,000 experts from the governments, enterprises, and industry experts from China and overseas. Hong Kong’s Smart City Consortium, was invited to join the event.

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坐言起行 保育地球 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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坐言起行 保育地球

 

在剛結束的書展中,有一本新書值得推薦,它叫《企鵝帝國──橫跨南北極地的生態記錄》。書中羅列不少有趣的見聞,例如:

  • 真正的企鵝(penguin)其實住在北半球,並且早已絕種;
  • 體重可達800公斤、昂藏3米的北極熊原來愛吃脂肪,卻不愛食肉,更不喜喝水;
  • 愛斯基摩人(Eskimo)的意思是茹毛飲血的人,是外來人對原住民的稱呼,並非當地人使用的,因為帶有種族歧視成分,所以應該避免使用。

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【方便省時】香港推出虛擬銀行!「機不離手」令手機理財成全球趨勢? – 經濟通etnet

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【方便省時】香港推出虛擬銀行!「機不離手」令手機理財成全球趨勢?

 

都市人「機不離手」早成習慣,打從閒聊、遊戲、交友、學習、搵工、購物、聽音樂、看電影,以至財務管理,都可以透過手機輕鬆進行,智能手機已成為我們日常生活不可或缺的好夥伴,有人更打趣認為,今天的手機比錢包重要。

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