Author: Digital News Asia

Newly-created Rev Asia gets RM1mil campaign with Heineken
Rev Asia, established by the merger of select Catcha Media subsidiaries and Says Sdn Bhd on Oct 8, said it has landed its first integrated content marketing and advertising campaign.
59% of APAC enterprises have ‘Internet of Things’ plans: Global IT body
More than half (59%) of Asia Pacific organisations have plans to capitalise on the increase of connected devices known as the ‘Internet of Things,’ according to ISACA, the global association of 110,000 IT security, assurance, governance and risk professionals.
PaaS provider Pivotal opens innovation centre in Singapore
Enterprise Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider Pivotal said it is partnering with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to open the Pivotal Innovation Centre in the island-republic.
Rocket Internet companies begin their own ‘Cyber Monday’ in SEA
Rocket Internet e-commerce companies Foodpanda, Lazada and Zalora have launched what they’re calling the ‘Online Revolution,’ styled after the United States’ Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day which takes place every Monday after Thanksgiving.
Malaysia’s UC&C market plunges 14.5% in first half of 2013: IDC
Malaysia's unified communication and collaboration (UC&C) market recorded US$35.6 million in factory revenue terms for the first half of 2013 (1H13), down 14.5% from the same period in 2012, according to IDC.
Pikom elects new chairman, council
The National ICT Association of Malaysia or Pikom has elected in a new council and chairman for its 2013/ 2014 term at its recent 27th annual general meeting (AGM).
Two Malaysian youth off to Telenor summit, chance to hobnob at Nobel event
DiGi has announced that 20-year-old law student Farah Fathiah Fauzi and 19-year-old pre-university student Wong Gwen Yi will represent Malaysia at the first Telenor Youth Summit in Oslo from Dec 9-11.
iProperty market cap crosses RM1bil mark
Online investment firm the Catcha Group announced that its portfolio company the iProperty Group, which owns and operates a regional network of property websites, has crossed RM1 billion (US$314.4 million) in market capitalisation.
Malaysian businesses believe conditions are ‘deteriorating’
The post-election boost to business confidence has vanished in Malaysia as only 13% of businesses report confidence gains in the third quarter of the year, according to new findings from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in their Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS).
APAC consumers have biggest appetite for m-commerce: SAP study
Consumers in Asia Pacific are leading the demand for mobile commerce services globally, with 84% asking for more mobile interactions with banks, telcos, retailers, utilities and other businesses, according to a study by SAP AG.
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