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Outblaze keynote on Game Analytics at Games Innovation Conference 2010

On Thursday 23rd December, 2010, Outblaze’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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Outblaze CEO Yat Siu weighs in on the Google-China affair

Outblaze founder and CEO Yat Siu lays out several convincing arguments on his personal blog to explain how Google is likely to benefit should it withdraw from China. Google shocked the world when it announced that it was going to exit China as a result of government censorship and sophisticated hacking attacks that targeted Chinese […]

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Young Entrepreneur Award for Outblaze CEO Yat Siu

We are coming up to the end of 2009, and ’tis the season to win awards! Once again, Outblaze has worked diligently not to disappoint its fans. Earlier in the year, we nabbed the Company of the Year Award at the ComputerWorld Hong Kong Awards, as described in my previous blog post. Last night, Outblaze […]

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And the angel said, "Give me money, for I have not enough."

So you have a start-up company. You have slaved over the business plan. You have assembled the core team, who have all agreed to defer pay in order to get the business off the ground. You have prepared a prototype of your product/service. You have developed your web site, reseller network, and you are doing […]

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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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Outblaze wins Tech Company of the Year at CWHK Awards

Outblaze has been named Tech Company of the Year at the 2009 ComputerWorld Hong Kong Awards. Click to read the award article. The award scheme, organized by CWHK, is a yearly event to recognize the best Enterprise-class products and services in the territory’s IT market. The categories are hardware, storage, networking & communications, security, software, […]

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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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.hk the "most unsafe" domains?

Hong Kong domains are the most dangerous in the world; this little factoid from a recent McAfee report generated quite a bit of media coverage, and even made TIME magazine‘s top stories list (here is McAfee’s press release on the subject). But all is not as it seems, and aspects of the report may have […]

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The first ever BarCamp Hong Kong

  Hong Kong’s first ever BarCamp, held at Yahoo! Hong Kong offices on December 16, 2007, attracted about 100 participants and was hailed as a success. BarCamp is an informal, very loosely structured ‘user-generated’ conference event that began in Silicon Valley, spread around the world, and was recently imported to Hong Kong. The rules are […]

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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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