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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.



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.


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.


Oracle identifies products affected by Heartbleed, but work remains on fixes

Oracle has issued a comprehensive list of its software that may or may not be affected by the OpenSSL (secure sockets layer) vulnerability known as Heartbleed, while warning that no fixes are yet available for some likely affected products.




Cyberlink PowerDVD 14: Media playback app has what you need — almost

Tired of constantly switching between iTunes, Windows Media Player, VLC, and other programs for different media tasks? I am. Cyberlink's PowerDVD, with its support for Blu-ray and 4K as well as most other types of video, audio, and images has the potential to be that all-in-one media solution we've been searching for. The latest iteration, PowerDVD 14, is close but no cigar due to some missing basics. However, the addition of support for up-and-coming technologies such as h.265 and the UltraViolet media delivery system make it a uniquely powerful player.


9 things you need to know before you store data in the cloud

More and more businesses of all sizes are storing some or all of their data in the cloud. But before you move to an online storage provider, there are some things you should know (and ask) about cloud storage and recovery.


Tata adds new data centre partners in Malaysia, Australia, Austria and Germany

Tata Communications has extended its data centre network by strategic partnerships with NEXTDC, Interxion and Pacific Link Telecom.


Developers get access to more Sony camera features

The Camera Remote SDK allows access to settings such as touch autofocus and exposure


Cebu Air and Abacus form partnership

Under the agreement, Cebu Pacific will be harnessing the power of Abacus’ Korean distribution grid to target the influential business to business (B2B) channel as well as provide them with tactical low cost fares.


Bringing Malaysia's most innovative netizens into the limelight: DiGi

The fourth iteration of the annual WWWOW Internet For All awards includes new categories and prizes in a bid to recognise the most inspiring Malaysian netizens, says DiGi's Chan May Ling.


Connecting for Good wrestles Kansas City's digital divide

The digital divide isn't some esoteric, policy-wonk concept to Michael Liiamatta, president of Connecting for Good, a nonprofit IT support group based in Kansas City, Mo.


Broadband Solutions offers unified solution for hotel phone and web access

Broadband Solutions developed an IP-based PABX framework for hotels that enables staff and guests make phone calls and access the internet.


Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.


WatchGuard's advanced, real-time APT Blocker

During a recent appearance at a Malaysia security summit, WatchGuard Technologies Security Strategy Director Corey Nachreiner said the new APT Blocker is an advanced reinvention.


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.



Big data, big dilemmas

Isn’t this the truth? ‘Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them’.

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

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