Customers of U.S. cloud providers should seriously rethink their service contracts, following a U.S. judge's obnoxious ruling that local search warrants must include customer data stored overseas.
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.
Expected to secure US$16.21 million, the Ruichuan IPR Funds wants to aid technology companies in China to acquire intellectual property rights legally and efficiently.
Country's ICT regulator says existing subscribers should not be charged for 4G services while still serving out their contracts, but does not state such fees cannot be implemented for new subscribers.
Microsoft's subscription-based software suite moves to general availability in the Chinese market, almost three years after it was first launched in June 2011.
Fosun International launches a venture capital arm in the U.S. tech startup hub, setting aside US$100 million toward investments in mobile internet and phones.
Having invested hundreds of million acquiring the Microsoft OS since 2010, the Chinese government is choosing to hang on and looking for Win XP-specific security products to protect user data.
With cloud the main enabler of machine-to-machine communications, questions about data security that remain unaddressed will continue to hinder wider deployment of Internet of Things.
Korean vendor's consulting unit, LG CNS, is seeking out growth opportunities in cloud computing and big data, which it believes will be further driven by the emergence of smart devices such as smart glasses.
Giant will work with China Telecom in Shanghai to set up a big data analytics facility to study gamer behavior and habits, and apply these into future product designs.
Trading under the ticker WB, the Chinese microblogging service cuts its shares offer to 16.8 million at US$17 each, due to concerns over slowing user growth and slowing U.S. IPO market.