News

December 2012

by Joe Lee

In response to the University's emphasis on Discovery & Innovation and the subsequent implementation of Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC) in academic year 2012-13, the Chief Information Officer together with the Department of Computer Science (CS) proposed to set up a few DEC Labs for academic ...

by Tony Chan

Taking a huge leap forward, Microsoft launched the latest version of the Windows Operation System – Windows 8. The new operating system radically changes the way Windows works by introducing a new shell and user interface designed to be used with touchscreens yet maintaining certain compatibility ...

September 2012

by Joe Lee

Microsoft officially launched its latest web browser Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) in mid-March 2011. In comparison with IE8 and IE7, IE9 is clearly faster and safer than its predecessors. Furthermore, Microsoft claims that IE9 even outperforms some rival browsers. In order to allow offices, support ...

by Joe Lee

After several months of preparation and hard work, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) Service Counter and Teaching Studio Areas have been successfully moved from Academic 1 (AC1) to Academic 2 (AC2) before the commencement of Semester A, 2012-13. In fact, the new Service Counter located on 4/F (AC2 ...

June 2012

by Joe Lee

​ The CSC Student Terminal Area (STA) has been located on Level 2, AC1 (previously named Academic Building) since 1990 when the University moved from the Mongkok campus to the current permanent campus in Kowloon Tong. The STA had undergone a few changes over the years before it arrives at its final ...

March 2012

by Joe Chow

Introduction Virtualization in computing, according to Wikipedia, “is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, such as a hardware platform, operating system, a storage device or network resources”. The same virtualization concept can also be extended to include ...