Author: Digital News Asia

Fortinet adds new enterprise firewall features to its security platform
Fortinet has rolled out new features within its FortiOS 5 operating system that serves as the foundation for its FortiGate network security platform.
BlackBerry Q5 smartphone rolls out July 15 in Malaysia
The new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone is expected to be available in Malaysia beginning July 15, from authorised partners Maxis, Celcom, Tune Talk, and U Mobile, BlackBerry said in a statement.
HP research indicates misalignment between marketing and IT
HP has released global research that it said reveals chief marketing officers (CMOs) understand that technology is driving customer satisfaction, but more than half are not leveraging the latest technologies and application design solutions to deliver high-quality user experiences.
DiGi third to roll out LTE service
After Maxis and celcom, DiGi became the third to launch 4G LTE services when it rolled out in selected high traffic locations in the Klang Valley.
NUS’ ViSenze and Rakuten to create visual search driven e-commerce in Taiwan
ViSenze Pte Ltd said it has partnered with Taiwan Rakuten Ichiba Inc, a subsidiary of Japan e-commerce giant Rakuten Group, to launch a visual fashion search and recognition service on the latter’s social and shopping sites in Taiwan.
Former BlackBerry director joins startup Dropmysite
Former BlackBerry director John Leung has joined Singapore-based startup Dropmysite as its new vice-president of sales for Asia.
Pay for performance trend picks up: Kelly survey
There is widespread support for performance-based pay, according to the latest findings from the Kelly Global Workforce Index.
Malaysia to be ‘vital’ R&D hub for Exact
Dutch software company Exact said it will be expanding its regional development centre in Malaysia by boosting headcount by as much as 50%, adding that the Asia Development Centre will also receive a 'significant portion' of its additional R&D funding for 2013.
Maxis ties up with Symantec to secure users’ Android devices
Maxis Berhad has partnered partner with global security software company Symantec to offer Norton Mobile Security, which would allow Maxis subscribers to protect their Android devices from digital threats and enable them to remotely locate, lock and even wipe data from a lost or stolen device.
Digital marketing firm clickTRUE gets ‘substantial’ VC funds
SPH-linked online consulting firm clickTRUE said it has raised a ‘seven-figure’ sum in venture capital funding led by Rockstead Capital Group and ESW Manage, although it did not disclose actual numbers.
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