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Embracing cloud for survival

Cloud enables innovation, cost savings and agility – which are all crucial for a telco’s survival, says Ernest Cu of Globe Telecom.

Line aims lightweight chat app at developing countries

Japanese mobile chat firm Line has launched a stripped-down version of its popular chat app to increase its user base in developing countries, where lower-end smartphones are commonly used and network infrastructure is not as advanced.

The ethics of big data is an industry concern: Dr Barry Devlin

One the pioneers of Big Data research says: The ‘fast and furious’ collection of data spawns privacy and economic issues. "We cannot just put our heads in the sand like the scientists who tamed atomic energy but said something like, ‘We just invented the bomb but we did not use it'."

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Cisco names two more to new CEO's team

Cisco has named two new executives to the leadership team of new CEO Chuck Robbins, who begins his tenure yesterday.

IT GOVERNANCE

Why CIOs can't wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts

As business needs--and the new technologies required to support them--evolve ever more rapidly, outsourcing contracts signed just a year or two ago are already getting stale. That's why Mayer Brown business and sourcing technology partner Dan Masur is advising companies to revamp their outsourcing deals right now to not only access new options, but also to cut significant costs.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

How to find agility in the cloud

When Girish Juneja left his position as CTO of the Datacenter Software division at Intel to take on the role of CTO of global financial services and business services company Altisource in January 2014, Altisource was struggling with a problem many companies would love to have -- it was growing so fast that IT operations was having trouble keeping up.

LEGAL

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, July 27

Facebook prevails in IPO lawsuit... Jeep hack prompts recall of 1.4 million vehicles... Kill switch isn't killing phone theft... and more tech news

OUTSOURCING

Why CIOs can't wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts

As business needs--and the new technologies required to support them--evolve ever more rapidly, outsourcing contracts signed just a year or two ago are already getting stale. That's why Mayer Brown business and sourcing technology partner Dan Masur is advising companies to revamp their outsourcing deals right now to not only access new options, but also to cut significant costs.

PROJECT MGMT

Building a digital business

The world has gone digital – 7 billion people are now using around 30 billion connected devices. This has meant that businesses of all sizes need to create compelling digital strategies that improve interactions with customers.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

You Should Play: Headbutt zombies, eat brains in the ridiculous GoatZ

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

CLOUD COMPUTING

How to find agility in the cloud

When Girish Juneja left his position as CTO of the Datacenter Software division at Intel to take on the role of CTO of global financial services and business services company Altisource in January 2014, Altisource was struggling with a problem many companies would love to have -- it was growing so fast that IT operations was having trouble keeping up.

DATA CENTER

'Local unhealthy data centre market' led to Jaring asset acquisition, says AIMS Group

Existing customers of Malaysia's pioneer ISP will be migrated before 22 August 2015 deadline, said AIMS Group's Mohammad Azman.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson Malaysia marks 5th Asian anniversary of world's first branded ink tank printers

Epson's Shimizu Tomoya said a complete refresh of the L-series printer, which was originally specially designed for Southeast Asia, is now available for businesses and home users.

INDUSTRIES

A neuroscience approach to innovative thinking and problem solving

Experimenting and cultivating a ‘fail fast' culture has been hailed by many organisations as a way to foster innovative group thinking to solve business problems. But there's a science behind this that works by training the brain to process and arrange data to help people get to that ‘eureka' moment.

INTERNET

How to find agility in the cloud

When Girish Juneja left his position as CTO of the Datacenter Software division at Intel to take on the role of CTO of global financial services and business services company Altisource in January 2014, Altisource was struggling with a problem many companies would love to have -- it was growing so fast that IT operations was having trouble keeping up.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

YouTube cofounder says people should pay for service

YouTube cofounder thinks Google's plan to launch a subscription version of the service without adverts is a great idea.

NETWORKING

Firewalls can't protect today's connected cars

Much of the auto industry's efforts to date have been about building a more secure internal bus

OPERATING SYSTEMS

How to use Microsoft Edge, Windows 10's new browser

Microsoft's Edge aspires to be your browser for the modern Web, the board on which you surf the Internet within Windows 10. It's certainly functional. But how do you use it effectively? We can show you.

SECURITY

They Fought the Law, The Law Won

Reading the headlines relating to cyber-security you would not be blamed for thinking we are in a losing battle against relentless foes.

STORAGE

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

Jumping into an increasingly competitive market, IBM has launched a cloud-based data warehouse service, which the company says offers a way for enterprises to analyze their operations while bypassing most of the headaches that come with running such a system in-house.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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