A merchant on China's e-commerce website Taobao.com claims to have pink and yellow versions of the latest iPhone 6, which official launch date in the Chinese market has yet to be announced.
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 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
Apple fanboys in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan can preorder the latest iPhone from September 12 and receive the smartphone on September 19, when it is available to nine countries in the first wave of its global launch. Surprisingly, China is left out of this initial list.
Changi General Hospital launches the country's first tele-heath initiative for heart failure patients, providing them with devices to monitor their health and remotely send the data to healthcare service providers.
As the "Internet of Everything" becomes increasingly pervasive, more information about individuals will be collected and analyzed, giving cybercriminals even more to work with.
Small and midsize businesses in the country will fork out S$520 million (US$415.26 million) on cloud this year, with the bulk of it to be spent on infrastructure-as-a-service and online applications.
IT security vendor sets up research facility in the Asian market to support threat intelligence as well as emergency threat response.
Government announces plans to boost its cybersecurity monitoring facility and set up an operations control center to respond to threats more swiftly. It will also appoint chief information security officers across various government agencies.
Online restaurant reservation service, Chope, inks partnerships with a lifestyle news website in China as well as TripAdvisor, as the three-year-old startup looks to reach more diners and F&B outlets in the region.
Singapore telco inroduces SmartBusiness portal offering a suite of cloud applications that include products from independent software vendors, as it looks to be one-stop contact point for small and midsize businesses.
More consumers in Asia are picking up 7-inch and above tablets with cellular voice capabilities, as they turn to single mobile devices to make calls, watch movies, and text.