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Metaverse powerhouse The Sandbox decides to come into physical world with pop-up in Hong Kong

The Sandbox, a decentralised gaming virtual world and subsidiary of Animoca Brands, has decided to make its move in the real world with its first-ever pop-up presence in Hong Kong to support the continuing expansion of its user base in the city. Located on the fifth floor of K11 MUSEA in Tsim Sha Tsui, The Sandbox Alpha 3 Atelier will […]

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Hong Kong University Takes First Step To Build Immersive Metaverse Campus, Bitcoin Down 2%

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has launched a virtual reality classroom as part of its ultimate bigger plan of creating a fully immersive metaverse campus.  HKUST said in a statement that this is the first step into its larger plan to build ‘MetaHKUST’, which will be a learning area in the […]

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Bruce Lee’s old Hong Kong Home to be launched in the Metaverse via VR

Using VR technology to recreate the “Crane’s Nest” in the Metaverse for culture preservation Revealing several Bruce Lee collectibles for the first time, sponsored by e-payment platform Payment Asia HONG KONG, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This year marks the 49th death anniversary of Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee. To honor the legacy […]

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Expat teachers balk at Hong Kong’s quarantine strictures

A fifth of Hong Kong’s international schools are struggling to hire teachers just days before the start of the new academic year, as analysts and staff warn that the city’s strict Covid-19 quarantine regime is making recruitment “extremely difficult”. Not even the offer of higher wages has been enough to attract teachers to the Chinese […]

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Tencent Cloud, Acclivis bring cloud to Southeast Asia, Mainland China and Hong Kong

Together the two will deliver public and hybrid cloud and ICT solutions to enterprises in Southeast Asia, the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong. “Tencent Cloud is pleased to team up with Acclivis to serve Southeast Asian enterprises who want to expand their reach to China,” said Krittee Manoleehagul, vice president of Tencent Cloud International for […]

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Tencent Cloud Teams Up with Acclivis To Offer Industry-Leading Cloud and ICT Offerings in Southeast Asia, the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong

New collaboration provides one-stop solution where customers can access the full suite of ICT services from the Acclivis x Tencent Cloud platform SINGAPORE, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, and Acclivis Technologies and Solutions (“Acclivis”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited and leading […]

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Tech Data Distribution (Hong Kong) enters into Strategic Collaboration with Tencent Cloud in Hong Kong and Macau – TechNode Global

HONG KONG, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tech Data Distribution (Hong Kong) (“Tech Data HK”) is honored to enter into distributorship agreement with Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, in Hong Kong and Macau. Tencent Cloud offers diverse enterprises and developers secure and dependable cloud services, including servers, databases, storage, video and […]

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Hong Kong cuts hotel quarantine for travelers to 3 days, plus 4 days of home medical surveillance

Hong Kong is reducing the amount of time travelers will need to serve hotel quarantine, from seven days down to three starting Friday. “The seven-day quarantine hotel arrangement will be changed to three days in a quarantine hotel, plus four days of home medical surveillance,” Chief Executive John Lee said at a press conference Monday. […]

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Kingsoft Cloud Joins Chinese Companies Pivoting To Hong Kong As Delisting Risk Grows

owngarden Kingsoft Cloud seeks to list in Hong Kong after being placed on a long list of Chinese companies that can be delisted in the U.S. under a law that requires the sharing of audit data. Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:KC) has joined a growing list of Chinese companies seeking shelter in Hong Kong as […]

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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to launch metaverse campuses

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has announced plans to launch digital replicas of the institution’s two campuses via a metaverse platform. The platform named MetaHKUST is set to open in September, according to a press release. It will be the first of its kind in the world and will use extended reality […]