Alibaba eyes cloud computing expansion with US$1 billion investment
The cloud computing business could certainly help Alibaba drive additional growth, but it will also face fierce competition, especially in the U.S., where Amazon, Google and Microsoft already have a major presence.
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.
Hong Kong deploys a new system to nab online sellers of counterfeit goods
Sellers of fake goods now prefer social media sites to online auction sites, according to the Hong Kong customs.
JD.com launches an online mall for U.S. goods
The ‘U.S. Mall’ will offer American cosmetics, electronics, and apparel, including a clothing line designed by Taylor Swift.
Dassault Systèmes to develop Singapore’s ‘digital twin’
The French company is partnering with the National Research Foundation to develop Virtual Singapore, a 3D city model platform that aims to solve the nation’s emerging and complex urbanisation challenges.
Public-private partnerships key for Singapore’s Smart Nation
An open data ecosystem is needed for such partnerships to be effective.
Digital presence: Maybank eyes ASEAN startups
Malaysia's Maybank is confident of a quantum leap in ASEAN's Fintech startups as more businesses in the region step onto the Digital Transformaton path..
Citi brings its Mobile Challenge to APAC
The winner will receive a cash prize, office space, as well as funding and mentoring to further develop the solution.
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.
Data centres to further grow to handle the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT)
How prepared is your enterprise for the major changes expected to be pushed by the explosion in the IoT, and what you can do to become better prepared sooner than later?
China Telecom and Gemalto to offer instant connectivity in cars
They will do so by integrating Gemalto’s LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity subscription management solution into cars.
IDC cuts forecast for mobile management software sales
It still sees US$2.9 billion in sales in 2019.
Japan’s Kii unlocks the Internet of Things
Kii is only one of many companies that want to stake their claim to a place in the mushrooming IoT sector but Arai might well be right in saying that this is a market where a newcomer with little legacy can win.
Test like crazy for Java happiness, report says
Small, responsive and dedicated performance teams tend to be the ones that produce the highest-performing Java code, according to a study released today by RebelLabs.
Upcoming Asia IoT Business Platform to discuss IoT and M2M in Indonesia and SEA
To be held in Jakarta in August, this event will showcase the value and economic impact of IoT and M2M solutions, including improving private and public sector enterprise productivity, and harnessing ICT and networks to alleviate problems in dense capital cities.
Government security breaches decrease: report
Australian government networks are being targeted daily by cyber crooks but improved security has seen the number of ‘confirmed significant compromises’ decrease since 2012, a study has found.
3 tips for a hassle-free Windows 10 upgrade
Windows 10 is coming soon, and it helps to be prepared. Here are three things you can do to be ready for your Windows 10 upgrade.
Leading AI researchers, scientists call for a ban on autonomous weapons
Ban autonomous offensive weapons before they start an arms race or a war: That's the demand of the artificial intelligence and robotics researchers who joined more than 1800 people in signing on to an open letter published Monday.
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
Trillion-dollar world trade deal aims to make IT products cheaper
A new global trade agreement that eliminates tariffs on more than 200 kinds of IT products should result in lower prices to technology buyers around the world as it is implemented over the next three years.
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.