Archive for the "Web 2.0" Category

Outblaze featured in South China Morning Post

On Monday, June 6, 2011, Outblaze was featured in the South China Morning Post. The article may be found here (requires login). The Post looked at how Hong Kong-basedĀ Outblaze is a “pioneering IT company” that has evolved in recent years: Founded in 1998, Outblaze in 2009 sold for an undisclosed amount its core online messaging […]

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Outblaze keynote on Game Analytics at Games Innovation Conference 2010

On Thursday 23rd December, 2010, Outblazeā€™s Group Operations Director, Peter Burton, is giving a keynote speech at the IEEE Games Innovation Conference at the City University of Hong Kong. The subject is Game Analytics and why it should matter to anyone in the field of gaming. Game Analytics is crucial to the success of any […]

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IBM officially opens Cloud Computing Lab in Hong Kong thanks to Outblaze

Today I attended IBM’s ceremony announcing the opening of the first IBM Cloud Computing Laboratory in Hong Kong. The event was well attended by industry leaders, media, analysts, IBM’s major partners, and senior government including Mr John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR Government. As Mr Tsang put it in his speech, the lab is […]

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Come meet Marko Ahtisaari, CEO of Dopplr and Web Visionary (plus new iPhone App!)

We’ve thrown together an impromptu event in honour of Marko Ahtisaari, who will be here in Hong Kong Tuesday evening (June 23). Marko is the CEO of the business travel social network Dopplr, which helps users take advantage of collective and current intelligence on travel destinations. Marko is an ex philosophy professor, a blogger, Web […]

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Axel Springer's autobild.com.cn, the rich media car portal powered by Outblaze

Leading media company Axel Springer AG today launched autobild.com.cn, the Chinese online edition of AUTO BILD. Axel Springer is one of the largest publishers in Europe, and AUTO BILD is one of the world’s most popular automobile publications by market and circulation. Outblaze is the technology partner for AUTO BILD China, and we are developing […]

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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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Mobile devices: when data service fees attack

What if Internet access on your mobile phone for one month cost you HK$ 14,000, or about US$ 1,800? The following story occurred in Hong Kong, but this is a problem common over much of the planet. As recently reported by the South China Morning Post (SCMP): Mobile-phone users are facing big bills for internet […]

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Outblaze takes Gold at Hong Kong ICT Awards; thoughts on Hong Kong psyche

The 2007 Hong Kong ICT Awards ceremony and gala was a lavish affair held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre last night, January 21st, 2008. Outblaze competed in the Best Business (Product) stream, and took home the Gold Award with our white label social video service, OutblazeVideo. It was a pretty positive start […]

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Outblaze social video service wins APICTA Award

Social media presents a rather attractive business proposition: provide your users with social services and let them generate content, traffic, and exposure for you. Last week (November 26-30) in Singapore I was restating this case in Outblaze’s bid for the Asia Pacific Information & Communication Technology Alliance Awards, one of the best and most comprehensive […]

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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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