Author: Digital News Asia

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.
1 in every 3 cellphones sold in the Philippines is a smartphone
Increasing affordability of smartphones has been propelling the strong growth of the sector in the Philippines, rendering the country one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the emerging South-East Asia region.
Worldwide IT spending to surpass US$3.6 trillion: Gartner
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to reach US$3.6 trillion in 2012, a 3% increase from 2011 spending of US$3.5 trillion, according to the latest outlook by Gartner Inc, whose IT spending outlook has been revised up slightly from the 2.5% projection last quarter.
US$565,000 worth of fake printing supplies seized in Port Klang
Local police teams in Port Klang, Malaysia have seized more 13,000 counterfeit supplies valued in excess of RM1.8 million (US$565,000) in a recent raid -- 428 finished Ink- cartridges, 3,600 finished toner cartridges, 2,500 unfinished toner cartridges, 2,000 toner flat packages, 5,461 toner security labels and other equipment, supplies and machinery were seized, US technology giant HP said in a statement.
New Converged Cloud solutions from HP
HP has announced new Converged Cloud solutions specifically for organizations in Asia Pacific, claiming they would facilitate cloud adoption and simplify deployment to enhance business innovation and agility.
P1 broadband now in Sabah
4G service provider Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) has rolled in the East Malaysian state of Sabah, saying it aims to provide up to 80% household coverage in the urban parts of state capital Kota Kinabalu by the end of 2012.  
Malware targeting small businesses: Symantec report
The June 2012 Symantec Intelligence Report shows that 36% of all targeted attacks (58 per day) in the last six months were directed at businesses with 250 or fewer employees, compared with 18% at the end of December 2011.
Nusantara invests in clickTRUE’s expansion into Indonesia
Regional online marketing and advertising agency clickTRUE’s expansion into Indonesia has received got a boost with Series A financing led by Nusantara Ventures. clickTRUE Indonesia operates under its parent company clickTRUE Pte Ltd, headquartered in Singapore.
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