Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Some Hong Kong Action

BoomTown was out last week on a trip to Hong Kong with Walt Mossberg to scope out a possible D: All Things Digital event, focused on Asia, for this coming fall.

Obviously, Asia, including China, India, Singapore, Japan and Korea, is a key market for tech moving forward for U.S. Web firms, as well as a force for global innovation.

It’s also still a great place for action films, and here’s a trailer for the big movie playing there now–a remake of “The Shaolin Temple,” a kung-fu classic, now simply called “Shaolin,” by veteran Hong Kong action-film director Benny Chan.

Enjoy:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik