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LinkedIn tackles China with a startup approach

China has been a tough market for U.S. Internet companies to crack, but LinkedIn has high hopes it can buck the trend and increase its user base in the country to as high as 50 million over the next five years.

Guardian, Post win Pulitzers for NSA spying coverage

The Washington Post and the U.S. edition of the Guardian newspaper have each won a public service Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the leaks by Edward Snowden that revealed the extent of surveillance on ordinary citizens.

U.S. NSA denies knowing about Heartbleed flaw for years

The U.S. National Security Agency, which has a cybersecurity mission in addition to surveillance, has disputed a report that it knew about the Heartbleed security vulnerability for at least two years before other researchers disclosed the flaw this month.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

UK's GCHQ appoints new director

Robert Hannigan was responsible for the UK’s first cyber security strategy

IT GOVERNANCE

Kenya to spend $93 million on citizen database

After months of struggling to deal with undocumented immigrants, corruption and inefficiency, the Kenyan government is investing $93 million in a database that will contain all citizen information, shared across ministries.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

IBM profit falls on weak hardware sales, transition costs

Falling hardware sales and the cost of layoffs hit IBM's profit hard in the first quarter, sending it down 21 percent from a year earlier.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth

SAP reported a strong growth in cloud revenue and fast adoption of its HANA platform in the first quarter, while its software revenue dipped from the same quarter in the previous year.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Tough times ahead for smaller cloud players in Asia

IDC predicts more competition due to slashing of prices by major Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) in the region.

DATA CENTER

Tata adds new data centre partners in Malaysia, Australia, Austria and Germany

Tata Communications has extended its data centre network by strategic partnerships with NEXTDC, Interxion and Pacific Link Telecom.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Developers get access to more Sony camera features

The Camera Remote SDK allows access to settings such as touch autofocus and exposure

INDUSTRIES

Cebu Air and Abacus form partnership

Under the agreement, Cebu Pacific will be harnessing the power of Abacus’ Korean distribution grid to target the influential business to business (B2B) channel as well as provide them with tactical low cost fares.

INTERNET

Google opens the floodgates for new 'social' ads

Participating businesses can now distribute ads across the Web, which look like Google+ posts.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Glass all gone after one-day sale, Google says

Sales of the wearable computer were brisk despite its US$1,500 price tag

NETWORKING

Can Heartbleed be used in DDoS attacks?

When it comes to Heartbleed, some people are screaming that the sky is falling, but it is more complicated than that.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft app stores

"Buy once, play anywhere" comes to Microsoft's ecosystem.

SECURITY

WatchGuard's advanced, real-time APT Blocker

During a recent appearance at a Malaysia security summit, WatchGuard Technologies Security Strategy Director Corey Nachreiner said the new APT Blocker is an advanced reinvention.

STORAGE

WD introduces Thunderbolt-powered storage for Malaysian mobile professionals

Western Digital has launched in Malaysia its first portable Thunderbolt-powered dual-drive solution – My Passport Pro - for creatives and mobile professionals.

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BLOGS

Big data, big dilemmas

Isn’t this the truth? ‘Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them’.

Blurred Lines -- Living on the Edge of Digital and Physical Worlds

The “cyber physical” is changing the way we experience everyday life.

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