Author: Digital News Asia

Fujitsu goes green with trade-in and disposal initiatives
Fujitsu has launched its ‘Go Green Campaign’ in select spots in Peninsular Malaysia to promote awareness on technological waste and environmental sustainability.
Kids pulling the wool over parents’ eyes: Cyber-safety study
Teen and ‘tweens’ seem to have the upper hand over their parents, engaging in risky online behaviour while being savvy enough to hide it from their folks, according to a cyber-safety study  by security solutions provider McAfee.
MSC Malaysia to move SSO cluster up value chain: MDeC
Plans are underway to move MSC Malaysia’s Shared Services and Outsourcing (SSO) Cluster up the value chain by concentrating on high value Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) services.
Seagate unveils new enterprise HDDs with big power savings
Seagate Technology has unveiled two new enterprise-class hard disk drives (HDDs) it said were optimised for emerging cloud infrastructures and large scale data centres: The Seagate Terascale HDD (pic) and the Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD v7.
Dell Malaysia appoints new MD
Dell Malaysia has appointed Goh Theng Lai its new managing director effective Aug 1, succeeding Tang Ching Siang who is retiring after 17 years with the company.
Healthcare in Malaysia to be transformed by RPM technologies: Frost
The Malaysian market for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) equipment is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.6% between 2012 and 2017 to reach an estimated market value of US$33.9 billion at the end of the forecast period, according to Frost & Sullivan.
U Mobile in loyalty programme pact with BCard
U Mobile Sdn Bhd has introduced a new rewards programme called U Card, in partnership with BLoyalty Sdn Bhd.
New Check Point appliance offers multi-layer data centre security
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd has launched its 13500 unit, the first in a new line of 13000 appliances designed specifically to expand the company's data centre network security offerings.
Asia Pacific workers want more access to social tools at work
According to a recent Microsoft research study, 58% of Asia Pacific employees feel that social tools at work help increase their productivity, yet 37% feel that their companies underestimate the value of the tools, often restricting their use.
Malaysia IT spend to grow 6.4% and hit US$19.3bil in 2013: Gartner
Total IT spending in Malaysia is forecast to reach RM61.9 billion (US$19.3 billion) in 2013, up 6.4% over 2012. systems (RM1.7 billion). Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2013, a 2% increase from the 2012 spending of US$3.6 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
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