The Chinese territory has one of the world's highest mobile penetration rates and leading financial centers. It boasts of an ICT ecosystem that's big on innovation and startups, as well as a unique cultural heritage and freight links to the western world that allow products to be marketed and distributed key consumers markets across the globe.
Articles about Hong Kong
Hong Kong government agencies forked out over HK$26 million (US$3.35 million) over 2012 and 2013 building mobile apps that few end up downloading. Another HK$12.9 million will be spent over the next two years.
Hong Kong's Internet Registration Corporation deploys a new DNS registry-lock service to safeguard .hk websites against unauthorized changes and security attacks.
It is not uncommon to see taxi drivers in Hong Kong with more than two mobile devices on their dashboards, and the Urban Taxi Drivers Association wants this practice to stop.
Robocoin plans to bring its Bitcoin ATM to Hong Kong by end-January, but will unlikely be able to do likewise in Taiwan after local authorities issue a statement outlawing the installation of the ATM.
The phonemaker claimed it sold out 10,000 smartphones within 36 seconds in Hong Kong during a promotion, but upset consumers who failed to get the device claim the sales numbers may have been inflated.
The telco's new data exchange platform allows "4G Pro" service users to sell extra data capacity to other subscribers, including some flexibility to set their own prices.
Technology arm of Hong Kong property developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties, says construction of its data center is going ahead as planned, despite Google's decision last week to abandon its own facility in the Chinese territory.
Hong Kong just ain't attractive enough a data center hub for Google, as it changes its mind and favors expanding plans in Taiwan and Singapore instead apparently due to costs.
Hong Kong's high-tech community is shelling out HK$200 million (US$25.8 million) over the next three years to fund tech startups, with the key focus to help local companies expand into China and globally.
The two data center vendors launch a new 180,000 square feet Tier 3 facility to meet an anticipated increase in demand for datacenter facilities in Hong Kong.
Biel Crystal Manufactory abuses worker rights, a Hong Kong rights group claims.
Data centers managers in China and Hong Kong are comfortable running their facilities at a higher temperature, indicating that equipment can still operate efficiently at warmer temperatures and, hence, consume less energy.
As much as 30 million yuan (US$5 million) of investment could be lost in limbo as a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin trading platform vanishes.
"Before mid-November" is the deadline Hong Kong's communications authority has set to announce its decision on how the territory's next 3G licenses will be awarded when they expire in 2016.
The Hong Kong government has opened public consultation for Digital 21 plans, but isn't it missing out on the opportunity for more regular engagement through social media channels?