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Alibaba shares open at a high US$92.70

In their first day of trading, shares of Alibaba stock opened at US$92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, an increase of more than 35 percent over the $68 initial public offering price.

India's biometric ID project is back on track

The new Indian government has indicated strong support for a controversial project to require residents to have biometric IDs in order to collect government benefits, setting a target of 1 billion enrollments by 2015.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

LEGAL

New US Senate bill aims to limit access to emails stored abroad

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to place limits on access by U.S. law enforcement agencies to emails and other communications stored abroad.

OUTSOURCING

IT outsourcing market far from stable

IT services deal activity was steady in the second quarter, but the IT and business process outsourcing industry is undergoing significant shifts as customers fire existing providers, ink shorter deals and embrace emerging technologies.

PROJECT MGMT

Is process hampering your project success?

Applying more process 'rigour' to technology projects with issues is not the answer, argues Colin Ellis.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Sony releases SmartEyeglass developer kit

Sales to developers are planned before April.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Ask the iTunes Guy: When is it better to store apps and music in the cloud?

Recent news is dominated by the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, but not everything in the Apple universe revolves around its latest releases. I have three burning questions in this week's column that may interest iTunes users regardless of which devices they use. I look at a question about deleting all the apps in an iTunes library, discuss setting up iTunes Match and then deleting all your locally stored music, and look at a way to catch up on old episodes of podcasts.

DATA CENTER

IO and StarHub form technology partnership in Singapore

Partnership increases IO market penetration in Singapore and allows StarHub to bolster next-generation network solution portfolio

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Bugs & Fixes: Dymo LabelWriter's living death

The surprising source of the failure is that the Dymo Label software is incompatible with the latest version of OS X.

INDUSTRIES

Singapore is the best place for female bankers: eFinancialCareers

However, the republic could do more in terms of equal compensation and representation at senior levels.

INTERNET

Alibaba shares open at a high US$92.70

In their first day of trading, shares of Alibaba stock opened at US$92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, an increase of more than 35 percent over the $68 initial public offering price.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Apple iPhone 6 hands-on

Can Apple's iPhone 6 fend off its better equipped Android rivals?

NETWORKING

Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking issue

Apple's iOS 8 addresses a serious weakness that could allow attackers to hijack the wireless network authentication of Apple devices and gain access to enterprise networks.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Apple releases iCloud Drive for Windows PCs

Mac users have to wait for the release of OS X Yosemite to snag iCloud Drive support.

SECURITY

Why CSO pay is too low in San Francisco, New York

CSOs get paid more in San Francisco and New York, but they can live better in Chicago and Denver.

STORAGE

Ballance chooses Commvault to ensure data access

NZ-based fertiliser manufacturer and distributor, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, has deployed CommVault's Simpana 10 software to enhance data scalability and end-user efficiencies to support its increasing mobile workforce.

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BLOGS

Apple follows

With the latest Apple launch, the consumer electronics market leader is now fast following, not leading.

Apple's iWatch will impact workforce enablement and customer interactions

Forrester's JP Gownder shares his expectations on the rumoured Apple's iWatch and the impact it will have on the workforce in this blog.

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