Author: Digital News Asia

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.
Malaysia Trustmark for private sector launched
CyberSecurity Malaysia has launched its Malaysia Trustmark for Private Sector programme, which will assess and certify e-business entities to help consumers identify those that are legitimate.
Trend Micro launches DS 9 – Deep Security, that is
Trend Micro Inc has announced the latest version of its server security platform designed to provide server, application and data security across physical, virtual and cloud environments.
Tablet market in Malaysia grew 61% in first 5mths: GfK
Nearly 450,000 tablets flew off Malaysian shelves from January to May this year, over 170,000 or 61% more compared to the first five months of last year.
Maxis launches a-buck-a-day data plan via Opera
Maxis, in partnership with Opera Software, has launched unlimited web browsing via the Opera Mini browser for as low as RM1 a day.
U Mobile to Net-enable BChannel screens for ad delivery
3G mobile operator U Mobile Sdn Bhd announced it will be providing high-speed mobile Internet access to 1,000 digital TV screens operated by Berjaya Channel Sdn Bhd (BChannel).
Lotaris gets Microsoft boost, seals mobile payment partnership
Lotaris says its in-appCommerce service is the only endorsed alternative to the default Microsoft Commerce engine in the Windows Store, and also announced a partnership agreement with a mobile payments company.
VADS unveils managed security products for businesses large and small
VADS Berhad has launched two new web security products: Managed Unified Threat Management (MUTM) and Managed Web Application Firewall (MWAF), which it said are part of its Managed Security Services portfolio that is based on a ‘defence in depth’ strategy for today’s highly-networked environment.
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