China bans banks from trading in Bitcoin
The price of bitcoins may be soaring, but China isn't too thrilled with the virtual currency. On Thursday, the nation moved to regulate use of bitcoins, stating that its financial institutions could not deal in the virtual currency.
China Mobile-Apple iPhone pact 'very big deal'
World's largest carrier -- over 700M subscribers -- offers huge opportunity for Apple
Hong Kong aims to be the smartest city of all
With the city being so compact and highly urbanized, Hong Kong not only has an opportunity to achieve even greater 'smart' credentials and sustainability, but can also become a model smart city for the rest of the world.
Apple, China Mobile reportedly close to a deal
China's largest telecom could single-handedly boost iPhone sales by 20 percent.
Samsung investigating labor conditions at supplier factory in China
China Labor Watch has accused a Samsung supplier of mistreating its workers.
HK CEOs are making IT security decisions
IT security investment decisions have found their way up to the C-suite in Hong Kong, according to a survey conducted by Frost & Sullivan Southeast Asia.
NTT Com Security’s new MSS now available in Hong Kong
NTT Com Security empowers Hong Kong businesses to make proactive risk management decisions with next generation Managed Security Services (MSS)
HK IT pro transforms job dispatch in hotels
A hotel is a dynamic environment that needs mobility to improve efficiency, said Alan Sun, founder and GM of Service Technology Partners.
Dimension Data powers Hong Kong ICT Hub’s ‘community cloud’ service
Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform will integrate with clients' private clouds, creating an innovative, one-stop business solution
Bank client data stolen in Singapore
647 StanChart clients’ bank statements stolen from a Fuji Xerox printing facility
JPMorgan to notify 500,000 due to data breach, but will not offer replacement cards
Bank cites no evidence of funds being stolen as reasoning for not issuing new cards
Cisco sees SDN, Internet of Things in its 2014 crystal ball
Next year will see demonstrable evidence of the Internet of Things, real-time communications on the Web, and SDN-enabled platforms with killer applications for them.
Australian users more clued up about mobile security: Trend Micro
Security vendor expects the Cloud and the security around it to feature prominently next year
Winner organisations are data-driven
Organisations with good financial performance are more than twice as likely to make better use of data, according to a Tableau Software-The Economist study.
IT security pros often seen as 'innovation killers,' says ADP's IT security chief
In keynote ADP's V. Jay LaRosa says IT security folks should avoid just saying no; work directly with business managers to help them innovate
Three Japanese corporations prepare Myanmar’s communications infrastructure
Sumitomo Corporation, NEC Corporation and NTT Communications Corporation provide communications infrastructure in Myanmar, contributing to economic development and the operation of the SEA Games
Acronis to pour in US$10 million into a new R&D lab
Acronis Labs to focus on driving innovations in cloud technologies, storage, backup and access
IDC predicts the top 10 ICT trends for APeJ in 2014
The predictions include the rise of data driven marketing, CYOD to replace BYOD, and software-defined infrastructure to be a formal transformation agenda for CIOs.
Asian startups: Zalora receives record-breaking investment of US$112 million
Largest investment ever made into SEA e-fashion underscores strong growth perspective, the online fashion retailer