Author: Digital News Asia

Operators pressed to adopt Wi-Fi as offload strategy, says Ovum
While the rapid growth of mobile broadband traffic is pressurizing operators to look beyond the negative revenue implications of Wi-Fi as a viable traffic offload option, today's carrier-grade solutions do not fully meet operators' needs, according to Ovum.
Asia, the new breeding ground for spam, says Sophos
Asia is the new breeding ground for e-mail spam as it accounts for half the total volume being relayed around the world, according to Sophos.
Companies urged to protect personal information: Fortinet
Malaysian companies should protect themselves from Personally Identifiable Information (PII) breach, urged Fortinet. 
Intel launches Ultrabook City retail outlet
Intel has launched Ultrabook City, an all-new retail experience, at Kuala Lumpur’s specialist IT mall Plaza Low Yat for Malaysian technology fans to explore its new category of devices.
Asians prefer online booking for travel accommodations
In its inaugural index researching global travel trends, whose results were released recently, AsiaRooms.com 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.
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