The Chinese territory has one of the world's highest mobile penetration rates and leading financial centers. It boasts of an ICT ecosystem that's big on innovation and startups, as well as a unique cultural heritage and freight links to the western world that allow products to be marketed and distributed key consumers markets across the globe.
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Multi-screen service essential for customer acquisition and retention amid changing consumption habits toward on-demand and mobile, and bundling most profitable business model, industry watchers say.
Carriers can overcome increasing business pressure by looking to cloud computing, faster network technology and "Internet of Things", says China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua.
Cloud-based distributed denial of service protection a lucrative business opportunity, especially in Asia where awareness of DDoS attacks and risks is growing, industry exec says.
Contact center agent seats growth and demand for outsourcing services high in region due to low labor costs and reasonable language skills, but low wages cause higher agent attrition rates, study reveals.
Region's companies lag behind Western counterparts in social advertising, partly due to lack of skilled professionals, but Buddy Media CEO believes Asia's ad spend on social platforms will pick up in next two years.
Google Search now suggests users in China to refine search query if their keywords are known to trigger disconnection to service, says company exec.
Trojan "most sophisticated cyber weapon" in market currently, but Verizon exec reckons its large file size and non-network-propagating nature means malware won't pose much of a threat globally.
Approval means Alibaba Group will buy back 27 percent stake it currently doesn't own to delist company, freeing it from pressure of restructuring and future public listing of entire company.
Study shows two camps of small and midsize businesses citing costs and security as both benefits and barriers to cloud adoption, leading one Redmond exec to urge vendors to do more to close this "perception gap".
How one uses content to create desirable user experience more important than content itself when it comes to monetizing one's app, panelists suggest.
Southeast Asia's largest telco buys 100 percent stake in Singapore-based GTW Holdings, owners of popular food review portal, HungryGoWhere, for S$12 million (US$9.4 million).
Professional networking site agrees to buy presentation-sharing platform SlideShare for about US$118.75 million, just as it raises outlook amid stellar earnings in first quarter 2012.
Country found as top source of attack traffic in fourth quarter of 2011, up from third place in previous quarter, while United States came in second, according to report.
How fast mobile ads market matures depends on how well it plays with other forms of advertising, and introduction of industry standards to better track the platform's effectiveness, says industry player.
Mobile operator 3 Hong Kong becomes fourth player to launch 4G services in city, promising speeds up to 100Mbps, says report.