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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

A simple cure for the cybersecurity skills shortage

An approach that has worked for centuries in all sorts of industries is just as applicable to the security field.

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

IBM profit falls on weak hardware sales, transition costs

Falling hardware sales and the cost of layoffs hit IBM's profit hard in the first quarter, sending it down 21 percent from a year earlier.

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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

Public Cloud benefits can no longer be ignored: Bulletproof

Cloud provider sees continued value and opportunities in the Cloud

DATA CENTER

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.

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

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.

INTERNET

Yahoo on the right path, says CEO

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

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Hands-on: Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android makes remote access easy

Smartphones and computers let you get things done anywhere and everywhere, but portability becomes more bane than blessing when you forget a critical file at home, especially if you're the type of person who dumps files on your desktop rather than a Dropbox folder.

NETWORKING

Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router: Faster than anything we've tested

When Linksys first showed me a WRT1900AC prototype last year, I thought to myself, wow: I hope its performance lives up to its audacious looks. The good news is that it does--for the most part. In fact, it's the fastest router I've ever tested. The bad news is that its $280 MSRP marks it as the most expensive router I've ever tested (Linksys launched the router with a $250 sale price).

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft app stores

"Buy once, play anywhere" comes to Microsoft's ecosystem.

SECURITY

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.

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

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.

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