Describing it as a "key milestone", the Chinese mobile operator says the new facility is its first and largest facility overseas, as it looks to expand its global business.
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.
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German software vendor signs agreement with LG's IT consulting business unit to boost deployments of SAP's cloud platform HANA in Korea.
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Chinese e-commerce giant signs agreement with the state-run postal service in a bid to boost its logistics network in China's lower-tier cities. The deal will allow each partner access to the other's warehouses and processing centers.
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Following the company's decision to shift its focus to Europe, the Chinese networking giant says it plans to add 5,500 employees in the region over five years and double its R&D team to 1,700 in three years.
Singapore telco's digital advertising subsidiary, Amobee, acquires Adconion's North America and Australia units as well as Kontera Technologies in a bid to beef up its mobile marketing capabilities.
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