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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

How a cyber cop patrols the underworld of e-commerce

Payza 'cyber cop' Melissa Andrews tracks good, bad and ugly websites with the mission of shutting down criminal operations.

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

Alasdair Thompson: Learning from the past and moving on

The former Employers and Manufacturers Association CEO turns his "demise" from public life into personal success and peace.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

When iPhoto isn't enough: Four reasons to upgrade your software

iPhoto is an excellent tool for basic photo management and editing, but if your library's getting too big to handle or you need advanced editing options, it might be time to look into alternatives. Adobe's Lightroom and Apple's Aperture provide better management and image tools, while Photoshop and Photoshop Elements can augment iPhoto's basic editing software with more powerful options. If you're starting to feel like your library is getting out of control, here are some of the best reasons to upgrade.

CLOUD COMPUTING

CME Group and 6fusion prepare to launch cloud exchange

CME Group is a step closer to launching a marketplace to enable trading of cloud resources, after entering into a definitive agreement with infrastructure metering firm 6Fusion.

DATA CENTER

Fuji Xerox Singapore partners with cloud vendors to benefit SMEs and enterprises

Adds a new business framework to its suite of document management solutions to provide business process management (BPM) systems and data centre management services.

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

CIO roundtable: 'Navigating the new workplace'

New technologies bring greater communications and collaboration among teams, along with a raft of new issues for CIOs and their executive colleagues. At a recent CIO roundtable held in association with Dimension Data, panellists shared insights on how to lead this changing environment

INTERNET

Yahoo on the right path, says CEO

Marissa Mayer's comments follow a 20 percent decline in quarterly earnings

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

EU Commission VP Neelie Kroes "outraged" as Belgium bans Uber

The ride-sharing app launched in Belgium two months ago.

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

Don't wait for Windows 9: How to get a Start Menu, windowed Metro apps today

Between the release of the PC-friendly spring update for Windows 8.1 and the newfound introduction of universal "buy once, play anywhere" Windows apps, Microsoft is doing all it can to spur the One Microsoft vision while, well, letting a PC be a PC and a tablet be a tablet. But, sadly, the most anticipated improvements have yet to arrive.

SECURITY

UK's GCHQ appoints new director

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

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

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

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

Balancing IT efficiency and effectiveness maximise customer satisfaction, minimise costs

Asian CIOs understand that successful business transformation demands an effective IT department that operates within a framework of processes, by a group of people that can deliver business-directed technology solutions.

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