Author: Digital News Asia

Cyber-attacks greater national threat than physical attacks: Survey
80% of C-level executives and IT security professionals believe that cyber-attacks pose a greater risk to their nation than physical attacks, while 51% believe a cyber-attacker is currently in their corporate network, or has been in the past year.
Social-driven blood drive app idea wows ‘em in DiGi challenge
DiGi has announced the winners of the fourth edition of its Challenge for Change (DGCFC) programme, awarding over RM200,000 in prizes to ideators and application (app) developers for local community-centric mobile apps, built on the theme ‘Bringing Malaysians together, One App At A Time’.
Smartphone sales surging in Thailand: GfK
Take-up of smartphones in the still developing market of Thailand has been surging in recent times,  more than doubling in sales from being just one in every five handsets less two years ago to more than two in five or 42% of overall volume sales in the last 12 months.
Asia’s mobile-enabled transformation needs regulatory support: GSMA
Asia’s position at the forefront of mobile innovation is secured, but in order to fully leverage its transformative potential, regulatory frameworks and taxation policies are needed, said the GSMA.
Teradata offers a single source for all things Hadoop
Teradata has introduced the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop, which it claimed provides the most open, flexible and comprehensive options to deploy and manage Apache Hadoop.
Global Accelerator Network to hold first-ever meetup in APAC
The Global Accelerator Network (GAN) said it would bring together accelerators and their key partners across Asia Pacific (APAC) at an event to be hosted by JFDI.Asia in Singapore on July 26.
GE rolls out global 3D printing challenges
GE is inviting entrepreneurs, companies and institutions around the world and in Malaysia to offer their solutions to two global additive manufacturing quests: A 3D Printing Design Quest for technologies used in healthcare, and a 3D Printing Production Quest for an aircraft engine bracket.
iMoney gets US$155,000 grant from Cradle
iMoney has received RM500,000 (US$155,070) worth of funding from the Cradle Investment Programme (CIP), a Malaysian Government initiative operated by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd to support local technology entrepreneurs.
Fuji Xerox launches light production colour system
Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd’s Malaysia Operations has launched a light production colour system, Color C75 Press, targeted at a wide variety of markets from the graphic arts to in-house on-demand printing.
Trend Micro to collaborate with Interpol against cybercrime
Trend Micro Inc has announced a collaboration with Interpol to support global law enforcement programmes against cybercrime.
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