Author: Digital News Asia
Symantec Security Response said it has spotted a 419 scam message offering a "FACEBOOK (IPO) SUBSCRIPTION PARTNERSHIP PROPOSAL.” This scam claims to be sent from a finance firm with offices in multiple locations worldwide. The exact nature of the scam is unclear, however.
IBM has introduced a new category of "expert integrated systems” that it claimed signals a simpler era in computing. The PureSystems family is the result of US$2 billion in R&D and acquisitions over four years that integrates all IT elements, both physical and virtual.
TIME dotCom Berhad, listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia, reported that its profit before tax (PBT) grew to RM29.6 million in the first quarter of 2012 from RM22.9 million in the same quarter of 2011.
HP has announced Virtual Application Networks, a new cloud functionality that it claims speeds application deployment, simplifies management and ensures network service level agreements (SLAs) across the HP FlexNetwork architecture.
TAIWANESE smartphone giant HTC has launched a dedicated Malaysian customer service support call center in a bid to better serve its local customers, the company announced in a statement. The call center would enable customers to submit queries on technical support and repair services, and the center will also provide general feedback on HTC smartphones to customers.
Students from the Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI) have developed an application called WizBoard that they believe would help solve the problem of teacher shortage anywhere in the world. They were declared winners of the Malaysian Leg of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup student competition.
HP has announced that Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) has selected HP Software to improve its customer service. Financial details were not disclosed, however.
SAS has rolled out SAS High-Performance Analytics software for enterprises and organizations in Malaysia, describing it as its most significant technology advance in 10 years.
Brocade has appointed Charlie Foo to the role of vice-president for Asia Pacific effective immediately; he will be responsible for charting the company’s overall growth strategy across the region.
The Multimedia Development Corporation says that the MSC Malaysia’s 2011 performance was its best to date, showing strong growth and exceeding targets.