Author: Digital News Asia

CA Technologies names new country manager for Malaysia, Thailand
CA Technologies has appointed Nutapone Apiluktoyanunt, former deputy president of sales at Huawei Enterprise (SEA), as its country manager for Malaysia and Thailand.
Petition to stop controversial amendment handed to Govt (includes videos)
The Centre for Independent Journalism has handed a petition against recent amendments to the Evidence Act 1950 to de facto Deputy Law Minister Datuk V.K. Liew in Parliament. The petition collected more than 3,300 signatures and called on the Malaysian Government to withdraw Section 114A of the Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2012 because it threatens freedom of expression online and presumes the guilt rather than innocence of Internet users publishing content online.
Maxis in pact with 14 content providers for new IPTV service
Maxis has partnerships with 14 content providers  for its soon-to-be launched IPTV service. Through the strategic collaborations, the integrated communications company hopes to deliver diverse on-demand movies and series, Free-to-Air (FTA) channels, as well as interactive applications.
Infineon security chips for new MyKad
Infineon Technologies announced it is supplying the security chips for Malaysia's new national electronic identity cards.
iTunes Store comes to 12 Asian countries … finally!
Apple has announced the launch of the iTunes Store in 12 Asian markets: Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
Groupon gets into healthcare … no, really!
Groupon Malaysia has introduced the all-new Groupon Healthcare portal for specialty deals designed to help consumers locate selective, affordable and quality healthcare solutions approved by Malaysia’s Ministry of Health.
Protecting IP telephony systems from intrusion
Sourcefire Inc has announced a partnership with JCMEX Trading Sdn Bhd to deliver Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (“NGIPS”) protection over Internet Protocol (IP) telephony solutions for enterprises, small and mid-sized businesses.
Exabytes-MDeC pact to bring the cloud to MSC companies
Exabytes has joined forces with MDeC to implement the MSC Malaysia Cloud Initiative’s SaaS (Software as a Service) Acceleration Program.
Malaysian consumers taking to web-connected TVs
Malaysians are buying more television sets and a gradually growing proportion are reaching for those that come enhanced with LED backlit or Internet connectivity features, or even a combination of both.
Sophos offers its partners complete security suites
Sophos has rolled out new Complete Security Suites that offer its partners the tools they need to help their clients address the evolving security challenges IT departments are facing due the consumerization of IT, the rise of advanced persistent threats, and an increase in malware.
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