Author: Digital News Asia

Astro makes on-the-go service available worldwide
The Astro On-The-Go service is now available for Malaysians anywhere in the world, the company announced at a launch in Melbourne.
Manipal International University appoints Mohd Salleh its Vice-Chancellor
Manipal International University has appointed Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Mohamed Salleh Mohamed Yasin its Vice Chancellor effective March 1, saying he will bring with him vast experience in R&D and the life sciences which would strengthen the university’s position in innovation and research.
Intel announces distro for Apache Hadoop
To ensure more organizations and people have the ability to make use of the vast amounts of data that are generated, collected and stored everyday, or big data, Intel has announced the availability of the Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop software.  
Kaspersky identifies MiniDuke, malware that spies on govts and others
Kaspersky Lab’s team of experts published a new research report that analyzed a series of security incidents involving the use of the recently discovered PDF exploit in Adobe Reader (CVE-2013-6040) and a new, highly customized malicious program known as MiniDuke.  
TIME posts record 34% revenue growth
TIME dotCom Bhd posted a record RM419.1 million in revenue for its financial year ending Dec 31 2012, a 34% increase from the RM313.9 million recorded in the same period a year ago.
Citrix’s new data center in Singapore its 2nd-largest internal facility
Citrix has officially opened a new US$8.7-million corporate data center in Singapore, making it its second largest internal facility in the world for the virtualization and network company.
NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud now available globally
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Group, has announced the global availability of the NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud, its virtualized Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering.
Avaya names Mike Muller new Asia Pacific president
Avaya has appointed Mike Muller its new president for the Asia Pacific region, with effect from March 1, succeeding François Lançon who will be leaving the company to take up a new opportunity in the regional IT sector.
Red Hat joins HP Enterprise Services Technology Alliance
Red Hat Inc said it has joined the HP Enterprise Services Technology Alliance program.
VeNA names new APAC advertising ops and technology director
Online video and entertainment company VeNA has hired Jahn Erdogan as its Asia Pacific director of advertising operations and technology, a newly created position based in Sydney.
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