Author: Digital News Asia

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.
SingTel first to provide roaming customers with Auto Network Selection
SingTel claimed it is the first mobile operator worldwide to provide customers with a network selection feature that automatically connects their mobile devices to preferred partner networks when roaming.
Seagate launches custom-made NAS hard drive
Seagate Technology has unveiled the new Seagate NAS HDD, a hard disk drive (HDD) it said was custom-built for always-on, one- to five-bay network attached storage (NAS) systems.
Catcha buys undisclosed stake in Middle East property portal
Catcha Group, which had earlier reported it had allocated US$150 million for online investments in South-East Asia, went further afield to acquire an undisclosed stake in Dubai-headquartered property portal propertyfinder.ae.
BlackBerry secures iOS and Android in the enterprise
BlackBerry has announced the availability of a new security solution that it claims separates work and personal apps and data on iOS and Android devices.
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.
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