Author: Digital News Asia

‘Wearable’ artificial kidney wins innovation award in Singapore
What does a wearable artificial kidney have in common with a video production product? Firstly, they are both automated products, secondly, they are both “world’s first” products developed in Singapore, and thirdly, they are both winners at this year’s Innovation & Enterprise (I&E) Awards!
Slightly more spam, even more insidious techniques: Kaspersky Lab
In Q1 2013, the amount of unsolicited correspondence in email traffic grew slightly (+0.53 percentage points) and averaged 66.55%, while spammers began using more insidious tricks, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Brocade and fluidOps in EMC integration project targeted at SMBs
Brocade and fluidOps, a leading provider of cloud and data management solutions based on semantic technologies, have announced the completion of a technology integration project between them.
Sophos sees 400% growth in MDM revenue
Security software company Sophos says it is seeing explosive growth for its mobile device management and mobile security solutions.
AngelHack, world’s biggest hackathon, comes to Malaysia
1337 Ventures, VLT and Startup Mamak are bringing AngelHack, touted to be the world's biggest hackathon competition, to Malaysia.
Catcha Media subsidiaries in RM60mil merger with Says.com
Catcha Media has entered into a term sheet agreement to merge certain assets with Says Sdn Bhd, the owner of Says.com, in an approximately RM60mil merger that would see the creation of Malaysia's largest digital advertising group.
MOL Indonesia in strategic pact with Alfamart and Alfamidi outlets
PT. MOL AccessPortal (MOL Indonesia), has announced a strategic partnership with one of Indonesia’s leading retailers, PT. Sumber Alfaria Trijaya Tbk, to sell MOLPoints online game vouchers in the latter’s Alfamart and Alfamidi outlets.
Level playing field needed for govt cloud procurement: Ovum
Cloud services policies are being developed and iterated in all jurisdictions. However, policy-makers need to work harder to create a level playing field for cloud services adoption, mindful of the potential Type I and Type II procurement errors, says global analyst firm Ovum.
Astro’s hitz.fm gets honouree title at Webbys
Astro Radio’s hitz.fm has been awarded an Official Honouree title in the 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Radio & Podcasts category, the first Malaysian radio station to win such recognition.
Maxis Q1 revenue up 4.4%, mobile Net revenue up 17%
Maxis posted revenue of RM2.327 billion for the first quarter of 2013, a 4.4% increase over the same period last year, saying it recorded healthy growth across all business segments with data services, particularly mobile Internet, being the key growth driver, up 17.3% from a year ago.
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