SINGAPORE--Software and video pirates are abandoning traditional hiding places in cars and are now using trucks and vans to smuggle their fake wares into Singapore. This may be to feed the gap in supply created by the government's rigorous battle against piracy, which has resulted in the country recently being taken off the U.
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SINGAPORE--The total IT spending in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) is expected to expand from $66.26 billion last year to $106.
Four 3G mobile licenses will be awarded via auction in Singapore.Recommendations by the UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System)Forum will result in each successful license bidder to get 5 MHz of unpaired spectrum.
Although the United States has far more people online than any other country, the proportion of Americans who use the Web has slipped and now ranks third globally. According to a study to be released Tuesday by international research firm Ipsos-Reid, America's share of Internet users fell from first place to third from 1999 to 2000 after dominating the Web since its inception.
SINGAPORE -- Mobile phones were ringing off thehook as more than 17 millioncustomers signed up for mobile service in the AsiaPacific region during the second quarter of 2000. Even theslowdown in other key sectors didn't put a damperon mobile subscriber rates, according to DataquestInc.
SINGAPORE--Semiconductor sales in the Asia-Pacific region--excluding Japan--are expected to drop almost 10 percent to $51.4 billion this year, according to researcher Dataquest.
A computer shop in Singapore has threatened to sue about 60 people, most ofwhom are teen-agers, for posting defamatory statements against it on a local IT portal. The people involved had posted negative comments on the forum pages of hardwarezone.
The Web giant adds three new executives to its inner circle to oversee specific content and programming areas.
Adobe Systems Inc. plans to hire approximately 250 employees per quarter over the next year, the company announced.
Singapore-based Donovan Systemsannounced that it has introduced a free browser-based software that "even non-technical people" can use to configure Web servers and email.