Myanmar Payment Union (MPU) and 2C2P launch a new payment service that will allow online shoppers in the country to pay for their goods with their MPU cards.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.
Its fifth worldwide and third in Asia, the Microsoft Cybercrime Satellite Centre in Singapore will support the company's cybersecurity efforts in the region.
An increasing number of organizations in Asia are opting for the hybrid model to maintain some control and visibility while tapping the benefits of increased flexibility that cloud has to offer. However, most still lack a proper hybrid cloud strategy.
Misinterpretation of regulatory requirements and a lack of local talent and knowledge about the different risk profiles are hindering wider deployment of cloud among Asia-Pacific enterprises.
Singapore telco clocks 11 percent climb in net profit to S$970 million for the quarter, though EBITDA falls 2.8 percent to S$1.23 billion due to higher handset subsidies from customer acquisition and recontracts.
Delegates from the global online community gather in Singapore to discuss transfer of stewardship from the U.S. government to ICANN, but doubts remain over whether the September 30 deadline will be met.
Chinese hardware maker "reunites" its Asia-Pacific emerging and mature markets business units as part of ongoing corporate reorganization, and possibly a leadup to its new smart devices unit for China.
DBS Bank unveils a venture debt financing programme designed for startups that have already raised more than S$1 million in Series A funding and are operational for at least one year.
Tweets will surface more easily in Google search results after a deal was reportedly inked, years after a previous agreement wasn't renewed in 2011. Twitter has existing search deals with Microsoft's Bing and Yahoo.
U.S. and U.K governments need to realize the negative impact of their actions regarding cloud data sovereignty and encryption, says Singapore-based tech lawyer who also points to the rise of Asian tech companies and innovation in 2015.
In what sounds to be a massive project, the new telecommunications infrastructure will support the government's smart nation plan and likely comes as a move to address data security concerns.
Slated to begin operations from April 2015, the new agency will have centralized oversight of the country's IT security functions and develop new capabilities in this area.
Singtel says it will work with the telecoms equipment maker to identify possible applications of 5G networks for consumers and businesses, including trials for potential technologies on the mobile network.
Greenwave Systems launches research and development center focusing on Internet of Things technology, and plans to expand its headcount in the country by 50 percent.
Known widely as a hard drive manufacturer, Seagate has embarked on a branding campaign including a logo change to champion itself as a full-suite storage vendor.