Author: Digital News Asia

Asians prefer online booking for travel accommodations
In its inaugural index researching global travel trends, whose results were released recently, said that Asia had the highest proportion of respondents having gone online to book for leisure and business accommodation at 70.3%.
Oracle unveils StorageTek SL150, aimed at midsize and growing businesses
Oracle Corporation has announced the StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library, claiming it was the lowest cost scalable tape library in the market and ideal for midsize and growing businesses.
Security alert over ‘Madi’ cyber-espionage campaign in Middle East
Security alerts are being issued over Madi, a trojan used in targeted campaigns and observed in the wild since last December. Targets of the Madi campaign appear to be all over the spectrum but include oil companies, US-based think-tanks, a foreign consulate, as well as various governmental agencies, including some in the energy sector, and it has spread to countries beyond the Middle East.
Digital info costs businesses US$1.1 trillion: Survey
Information costs businesses worldwide US$1.1 trillion annually, according to Symantec Corp’s 2012 State of Information Survey, its first-ever such survey. From confidential customer information, to intellectual property and to financial transactions, organizations possess massive amounts of information that not only enables them to be competitive and efficient, but also stay in business.
International business analysis institute launches Malaysian chapter
The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), an independent non-profit professional association for the growing field of business analysis, has officially launched its Malaysian Chapter.
Groupon, World Vision join forces to combat hunger
Groupon Malaysia has announced its support for the 30-Hour Famine 2012 by World Vision Malaysia, an annual initiative to raise awareness and support for millions of undernourished children and their families.
Fujitsu Concept Store makes its debut
Fujitsu has launched its retail concept store initiative in Malaysia with the opening of its first Fujitsu Concept Store in the Digital Mall in the suburban city of Petaling Jaya. The store showcases the entire range of Fujitsu’s collection from notebooks to their monitors and various other accessories.
TM in pact with made-in-Malaysia GPS company
Telekom Malaysia Berhad has signed a collaborative agreement with Milan Utama Sdn Bhd which will see the two provide “enhanced” content for the “Lokatoo” Global Positioning System.
Groupon Malaysia gets on Android
Groupon Malaysia has launched its official mobile application for Android smartphones, which the company said allows shoppers to buy, manage and redeem Groupons on the go.
Sophos announces record-breaking year
IT security and data protection company Sophos announced audited results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, which include billings that grew 17% from the previous year to US$402.9 million.
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