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Line aims lightweight chat app at developing countries

Japanese mobile chat firm Line has launched a stripped-down version of its popular chat app to increase its user base in developing countries, where lower-end smartphones are commonly used and network infrastructure is not as advanced.

Embracing cloud for survival

Cloud enables innovation, cost savings and agility – which are all crucial for a telco’s survival, says Ernest Cu of Globe Telecom.

Building a digital business

IT heads from GE Australia, ING Direct, RACQ, and the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences discuss their drivers for digital transformation

The ethics of big data is an industry concern: Dr Barry Devlin

One the pioneers of Big Data research says: The ‘fast and furious’ collection of data spawns privacy and economic issues. "We cannot just put our heads in the sand like the scientists who tamed atomic energy but said something like, ‘We just invented the bomb but we did not use it'."

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

The Takeaway: Tech bubble redux?

The last time a tech bubble burst, markets fell, start-ups failed, IT unemployment shot up and undergraduate enrollments in computer science fell off a cliff.

IT GOVERNANCE

Building a digital business

IT heads from GE Australia, ING Direct, RACQ, and the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences discuss their drivers for digital transformation

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Cisco names two more to new CEO's team

Cisco has named two new executives to the leadership team of new CEO Chuck Robbins, who begins his tenure yesterday.

LEGAL

They Fought the Law, The Law Won

Reading the headlines relating to cyber-security you would not be blamed for thinking we are in a losing battle against relentless foes.

OUTSOURCING

Why CIOs can't wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts

Rapidly changing business and technology needs are forcing IT leaders to renegotiate their IT outsourcing contracts and rethink their sourcing portfolios sooner rather than later. Here’s how to do it.

PROJECT MGMT

How to find agility in the cloud

Altisource, a global financial services and business services company, is in the process of going cloud native to achieve better agility in the wake of massive growth.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Why I ditched my Fitbit and what this means for analytics

When I got a Fitbit 18 months ago, it was amazing.

CLOUD COMPUTING

EDGE 2015 -- A world of Brave New IT: VMware

"The role of the channel is to create a much tighter relationship between you and your customers. You're not just suppliers of technology, you're suppliers of transformational technology that impacts business transformation as a whole" - VMware's John Donovan

DATA CENTER

New Zealand's Dbvisit enters Malaysian market

Dbvisit's newly appointed partner Computrade Technology Malaysia will offer disaster recovery and replication solutions for Oracle databases to the Malaysian market.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson Malaysia marks 5th Asian anniversary of world's first branded ink tank printers

Epson's Shimizu Tomoya said a complete refresh of the L-series printer, which was originally specially designed for Southeast Asia, is now available for businesses and home users.

INDUSTRIES

Cummins launches global logistics hub in Singapore

This new facility boasts a total investment of US$5.4 million and is part of Cummins’ efforts to enhance its aftermarket product delivery globally.

INTERNET

YouTube cofounder says people should pay for service

YouTube cofounder thinks Google's plan to launch a subscription version of the service without adverts is a great idea.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file

Vulnerabilities in the Android multimedia framework allow attackers to remotely compromise devices with ease, a researcher said.

NETWORKING

Optimising the Cloud with network intelligence: Brocade

Brocade Malaysia’s Sean Ong says the growing use of real-time applications—including VoIP, video, desktop sharing and live webcasts—have placed heavy demands on network bandwidth and performance.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Microsoft's Windows 10 Store app will finally sell some decent games

Maybe, just maybe, the Windows Store app will begin to challenge Steam and other sites as a repository for quality games on Windows 10.

SECURITY

What can we learn from JPMorgan's insider breaches?

Another former JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) employee was recently arrested by the FBI on charges of stealing customer data and trying to sell it to an undercover informant for tens of thousands of dollars.

STORAGE

How to integrate Dropbox, OneDrive, and other cloud storage on your Chromebook

Chromebooks have always made sense for heavy Google services users. But they've been less ideal for devotees of Dropbox, OneDrive, or other cloud storage services, since Google Drive was the only service that talked to the file menu.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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