Archive for the "Open Source" Category

BLAZECON, the Outblaze sharing conference

February 14, 2014, wasn’t just Valentine’s Day, it was also BLAZECON, the pan-Outblaze sharing conference! On that day, the people of Outblaze and associated companies gathered to share information about their projects and learn about other projects happening around the sphere of influence that is Outblaze. Although many subjects were Top Secret stuff that we […]

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Android Tablets for Education – delivered

Chan’s Creative School has received the 50 Android tablets donated by Outblaze and Animoca in a social programme designed to reduce the digital divide and assess the impact of tablet devices in the learning environment. Outblaze and Animoca believe that all children should receive exposure to mobile computing in the classroom in order to enjoy the learning and economic opportunities […]

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BarCamp Hong Kong 2008 (September 6)

Come, speak and learn at BarCamp Hong Kong! The user-generated conference is back in the city that really never sleeps. This event will be bigger and better than the first one, held last December, so don’t miss it. As was the case with the first BarCamp Hong Kong, Outblaze is a proud sponsor and supporter. […]

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Firefox 3 kick-off party

  It’s been in development for 34 months, contains somewhere in the region of 15,000 changes, and it is 100% organic software: these are just a few of the reasons expectations were high for the release of the new version of Firefox. To celebrate the launch of Mozilla‘s Firefox 3 the Opensource Application Knowledge Association […]

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Input Method API now (nearly) standardised on Linux

With no good standard ways of plugging input methods into Linux desktops, trying to develop an input method used to be difficult. But now there is an actual standard to address this small but important part of Linux, especially for East Asian users. Last week, I was at the Chinese Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI) in […]

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Creative Commons Workshop November 24 2007

On November 24 I attended the Creative Commons Workshop organized by University of Hong Kong’s Centre for Development and Resources for Students (CEDAR). The workshop provided a wealth of information on the increasingly popular Creative Commons licenses, which allow for sharing of work without the fears and concerns of infringing on copyright. You can see […]

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Outblaze founder Yat Siu in CIO Asia article on open source

Open Source: live it and love it, as we’ve said since 1998. Outblaze CEO and Founder Yat Siu was interviewed by CIO Asia magazine on the region’s growing use of open source. Read the article here (October 2007 issue). Extract: Outblaze has a strong in-house programming capability and focuses on web technology, which is why […]

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