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Amazon’s cloud service unit to invest almost $1 billion in Indonesia

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American IT giant Amazon is planning a 14 trillion-rupiah ($945 million) investment in Indonesia, according to The Straits Times, which referred to local news...
Vietnam’s top IT companies reach over $16 billion in revenue

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The turnover of Vietnam’s top 50 IT companies topped $16 billion last year and employment reached roughly 93,000 people, according to the Vietnam Software...
Singapore, Tokyo ranked Asia’s smartest cities

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Two Asian cities made it in the top-ten smartest cities in the world, according to the 2017 Smart Cities Index compiled by EasyPark Group,...
Philippines pursues free trade talks with European bloc

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Formal talks for a free trade agreement (FTA) between the Philippines and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are expected to start this year,...
Young UAE women encouraged to embrace ICT careers

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Network giant Cisco through its UAE branch saw strong turnout on its annual "Girls in ICT Day" on May 8, with young women learning...
Silicon Valley venture fund seeks Middle East capital for startups

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A new venture fund, the Fenox Global Fund IV, seeks to invest $100 million in seed, Series A and pre-IPO funding throughout the US,...
Microsoft to develop India’s first smart city

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Microsoft Corp has selected Surat in the Indian state of Gujarat to develop it as India's first 'smart city' under the company's CityNext initiative...
China allocates $8b fund for smart cities

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The Strategic Alliance of Smart City Industrial Technology Innovation, an organisation under the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, will create a fund...
‘Smart parking’ huge potential for smart cities

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A new report from a Cambridge UK technology specialist says smart parking initiatives are still in low gear and need to be changed up...
Malaysia attracts $11.68b in foreign investment in 2013

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Malaysia attracted 38.774 billion ringgit ($11.68 billion) in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2013, an increase of 24 per cent compared with 2012, the...
Philippines, India fight for BPO pole position

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While India is still in the top rank of the global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, the Philippines are catching up rapidly, a new...
Infosys to develop e-government in Myanmar

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Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services company, has reportedly bagged a consulting project from the Myanmar government to develop a strategy for using information technology...
Indonesia ‘No. 1 target for cyber attacks’

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A year-end report from the Indonesian Communications and Information Technology Ministry has revealed that Indonesia was the world’s most targeted country for cyber attack...
ASEAN ministers call for ICT masterplan

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ASEAN's Information and Communication (ICT) ministers unanimously called for the immediate commencement of the post-2015 ICT Masterplan, Bernama reported. This is to ensure that...
Malware, piracy obstruct Vietnam’s digital economy

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Vietnam's plans for establishing a digital economy faces headwinds. According to experts, most of the software used in the country is pirated, and computer...
Brunei to host Cyber Security Awareness Week 2013

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The Authority for Infocommunications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI) in collaboration with the E-Government National Centre (EGNC) and the Information Technology Protective Security...
Philippines suffers Anonymous cyber attacks

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The infamous hacker group Anonymous has been unleashing cyber-attacks and defacing websites belonging to Australian businesses and Philippine government agencies, no more than a...
Singapore to invest $130m in cyber defense

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Singapore on October 25 unveiled a $130 million plan to enhance the nation's cyber security in the face of a rising tide of global...