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Letting IT Go in the Smart City of Hong Kong

This year, the HKCS's flagship event HKICC is set to focus on the development and application of technologies tipped to transform the cities of the world and enhance the quality of life of its denizens for decades to come.

Humans versus machines: Who will be employed in future?

Are we heading towards a world where humans will have to compete with machines? Futurist Ross Dawson addressed this concern at the Australian Computer Society's YITCon event in Melbourne this week, and spoke about how to stay ahead of the game when it comes to jobs in the future.





Startup offers a big-data storyteller

Amassing a pile of big data is not sufficient to spur insight, even if you have clever ways of analyzing that data. The savvy data scientist must also find a way to make all this information tell a story so it can be understandable to others.


The realities of Malaysian cloud adoption: EMC interview

EMC Malaysia MD Cheam Tat Inn talks about the cross-industry cloud challenges, which include security and privacy, facing Malaysian organisations today.


Eye on Malaysia's growing datacentre sector, Cisco appoints Avnet

Avnet Malaysia is the first entity in the Asia Pacific and Japan group to be appointed by Cisco, said the new partners.


All-in-one printers can be used to control infected air-gapped systems from far away

Isolating computers from the Internet, called "air gapping," is considered one of the best ways to defend critical systems and their sensitive data from cyberattacks, but researchers have found that can be undermined using an all-in-one printer.

INDUSTRIES's Puls smartwatch is coming to O2: No release date or price yet's Puls smartwatch will be sold by O2 in the coming months.


IIB Studio maps the data of Your Life on BBC Earth

Your Life on Earth represents the BBC's first personalised and shareable dashboard of info-rich data visualisations


What Malaysia's mobile service providers need to do: TNS study

The new study 'Çracking the Customer Code' points to stronger customer service as the key differentiator, said TNS APAC MD Graham Tocher.


Linksys jumps into the 4x4 and tri-band Wi-Fi frays with its new E8350 and EA9200 routers

Turns out the WRT Switch isn't the only new product Linksys had up its sleeve this week. The company announced two brand-new 802.11ac routers this morning: The Linksys EA9200 Smart Wi-Fi Tri-Band Router and the Linksys E8350 Dual-Band Router.


How to make and receive iPhone calls with your Mac

If you're the kind of person who leaves your iPhone in a pocket or purse placed inconveniently across the room, you'll appreciate the ability to answer an incoming call with your Mac. You can also initiate calls from your Mac--to the other person, the call will look like it's coming from your iPhone, but you'll be chattering away with your Mac's built-in microphone and speakers. For this to work you have to configure both your Mac and iPhone.


New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

A new technique that allows attackers to hide encrypted malicious Android applications inside images could be used to evade detection by antivirus products and possibly Google Play's own malware scanner.


Dropbox used for convincing phishing attack

Dropbox's file storage service was used for a tricky phishing attack, although the service was quick to shut down it down, according to Symantec.



Fresh blood

CIOs should look to start-ups for new ideas

Apple follows

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