Half of APAC firms bypass processes to accommodate remote work
Some 56% of businesses in the region admit to sidestepping digital measures so new requirements for flexible work arrangements can be implemented, despite 48% expressing increased concern about their company's ability to manage security threats.
US pipeline ransomware attack serves as fair warning to persistent corporate inertia over security
That companies continue to disregard the need for basic cybersecurity hygiene signals the need for firmer action, especially as cybercriminals turn their focus to operational technology sectors and cyber threats can result in real-world physical risks.
Intel invests $475M in Vietnam facility to 'enhance' 5G, Core manufacturing
Largest of the US chipmaker's assembly and test sites, Intel Products Vietnam had shipped more than 2 billion units last year and saw enhancements made to its manufacturing capabilities of Intel's 5G, 10th Gen Core, and Core with hybrid technology.
FoodPanda hot on untapped food delivery potential, cold on need to be 'super app'
Food delivery platform believes the market remains largely untapped across Asia-Pacific and wants to diversify its service offerings where there are "strategic" synergies, and not necessarily by building a super app like its industry peers have done.
Tencent Cloud pledges SEA expansion with launch of Indonesia data centre
Chinese internet giant launches its first data centre in Indonesia, with plans to open a second one in the Southeast Asian market as well as Thailand and South Korea within the year, as it looks to build out its cloud footprint across the region.
SEA merchants credit digital platforms for keeping them afloat, but high costs top barrier
One in three Southeast Asian digital merchants believe they would not have survived the pandemic if not for online platforms, but point to the need to lower transaction fees, with "too expensive" platforms a top barrier to adoption.
Hawaiki subsea cable network to link hubs in Singapore, Australia, and US
Spanning 22,000km and expected to be ready in 2025, the Hawaiki Nui subsea network is touted to have a design capacity of 240Tbps linking Southeast Asia, Australasia, and North America, with Mora Telematika Indonesia as a telecom partner.