Latest Hong Kong publications

Unicom opens $400M data centre in Hong Kong

Unicom, the Chinese state-owned telecommunications company and mobile services provider, has opened a state-of-the-art data center in Hong Kong. This is the company’s first data center located outside of mainland China, helping to expand the company’s international presence as well as furthering Hong Kong’s status as a data center hub for the region. The data… Read More

Kickstarter announces Asia launch

Kickstarter has announced that it will soon have portals available for creators in Singapore and Hong Kong, the first Asian markets for the crowdfunding site. A welcome message appeared on the Kickstarter website, saying, “Coming soon: Kickstarter for creators in Singapore! Big news, Singapore. You’ll soon be able to launch projects on Kickstarter. Stay tuned for… Read More

AirTrunk aims economy-of-scale at Asian data centre market

Singaporean startup AirTrunk Pte is making a committed bid to undercut the scalable and modular market in Asia through massive pre-investment in data centre builds. The company, which currently employs less than 50 people, has offices in Australia and Hong Kong – the two territories central to its initial strategy – with plans to develop… Read More

Government CIO points to Hong Kong as Asia’s leading digital nation

Speaking at this year’s inaugural Cloud Expo Asia in Hong Kong, Victor Lam, CIO of the region’s government, presented a keynote address in which he discussed the federal initiatives under way to boost cloud and data centre development – two markets he believes represent the ‘technology pillars’ in the digital economy. Lam pointed to the… Read More

Can Hong Kong recover its lost bid for the FinTech revolution?

With its long-standing reputation as a major centre for global finance, Hong Kong is no stranger to tough competition. But while in the past it has jostled with cities such as Tokyo, New York and London for pre-eminence in traditional financial industries such as banking, stocks and currency exchange, now a new race is under way –… Read More