Asia Pacific

Facebook’s fight with ad blockers set to move to mobile
Facebook’s fight against ad blockers is destined to move to the mobile space with its US$5b opportunity  
Asia Pacific leads global IoT technology adoption: Vodafone
70% of respondents in Asia Pacific are seeing significant returns on IoT, global average 62%. 75% of respondents in Asia Pacific have the process in place to manage IoT security, versus global average of 69%.
APAC suffers sharpest drop in business confidence: ACCA survey
The Asia Pacific region experienced the sharpest drop in business confidence anywhere in the world in the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest global survey of finance professionals.
Key investor opportunities across APAC remain positive: Frost
Investments in the ICT, energy and healthcare sectors by venture capital, private equity as well as strategic investors (through mergers and acquisitions) outperformed the others in 2014, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Cloud association study lifts the veil on Asia’s SMEs
If Asia is going to power the next wave of global development and that charge is being led by SMEs, what is the face of the typical Asian SME? The Asia Cloud Computing Association set out to discover this, writes Gabey Goh.
Hootsuite appoints new VP for Asia Pacific
Social media platform Hootsuite has appointed Simon Trilsbach as vice-president, Asia Pacific (APAC). He will be responsible for growing and expanding Hootsuite’s presence across the region.
Asia Pacific marketers focus on customer experience, mobile-first
Marketers are grappling with the complexities of creating a customer experience-friendly culture but are aligned in their determination to differentiate their business through customer experience.
Healthcare IT spending in Asia to grow 8% annually till 2018: IDC
Research firm IDC Health Insights expects healthcare IT spending in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region to show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% till 2018.
Juniper Networks appoints Hansjoerg Wagner to lead APAC biz
Wagner tasked with leading business activities across Asia Pacific Reports to executive vice president, worldwide sales, Vince Molinaro JUNIPER Networks has announced the appointment of Hansjoerg Wagner (pic) as senior vice president, Asia Pacific (APAC), based in Singapore.
PayPal’s seller protection scheme to debut in Asia in Oct
PayPal is about to launch its seller protection scheme for 13 countries in Asia Pacific, a move which the company claims will protect merchants from fraudulent transactions and from buyers who claim they did not receive their ordered items.
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