Author: Digital News Asia
There is a gap in the Asean venture capital space and it has been unable to meet demands in the region, particularly when compared with that of more mature markets such as the United States and Europe, according to Patrick Grove, group CEO and founder of the Catcha Group.
Indian-based digital services network To The New has announced the acquisition of Techsailor, a Singapore-based company offering social, location and mobile media services.
ClickAcademy Asia, in partnership with Marketing Magazine, will launch what they said was the first ‘double certification course’ in digital marketing in August.
In the last 12 months, demand for laptops and tablets grew to hit combined sales of nearly 14.2 million across six of the region’s key markets – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines – reflecting a 32% growth in volume sales compared to the previous year.
The intense and inseparable relationship the Generation Y segment has with their smartphones and staying connected was further underlined by the findings of a recent survey by Cisco.
Sophos has published the latest ‘Dirty Dozen’ of spam relaying countries, covering the second quarter of 2013, which saw the United States retaining the top spot.
Trend Micro Inc found over 1,500 fake streaming sites that took advantage of recent summer box-office hits, based on data the company analysed from late April to the end of June.
dtac TriNet, a subsidiary of Thailand’s second-largest mobile operator dtac, has partnered with Ericsson to deploy the latter’s Device Connection Platform as a service to develop and enhance M2M products for enterprises.
Barracuda Networks Inc has added ECS Computers (Asia) Pte Ltd as an authorised dealer in Singapore.
DiGi recorded second quarter revenue of RM1.653 billion, up 3.4% from RM1.526 billion in the previous quarter, driven mainly by mobile Internet revenue which grew 10.6% quarter-on-quarter, from a larger base of 6.8 million subscribers.