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KL-based 1337 Ventures invests in three Philippines startups
1337 Ventures said it has made ‘micro investments’ in three Philippines-based startups that participated in its recent Alpha Startups pre-accelerator programme in Cebu, even as it continues to roll out its programmes in more South-East Asia countries.
AWS burnishes its enterprise credentials with host of goodies
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced new services, a hardware appliance, and a strategic partnership with consulting firm Accenture – all of which the company said are designed to help enterprises make their journey to the cloud more easy, reliable and secure, Edwin Yapp reports from Las Vegas.
Cloud ‘king’ AWS has to battle it out in the hybrid space
Amazon Web Services kicks off its annual re:Invent conference on Oct 6 even as it faces increasing challenges to its crown from hybrid players like Microsoft and Google, Edwin Yapp reports from Las Vegas.
RedMart raises US$26.7mil, hires ex-Amazon VP as COO
Singapore-based online grocer and marketplace RedMart announced it has closed a US$26.7 bridge round, bringing its total funding since inception to US$54 million, and has hired a former Amazon.com vice president as chief operating officer (COO).
Open source video company Kaltura streaming into Asia
Fuelled by another round of funding, Kaltura is aiming at Asia where it believes its flexibility – in terms of both business model and technology – will position it well to enable a video revolution, reports Gabey Goh.
CIOs tend to over-think cloud adoption: Ex-Dow Jones CIO
It's not every day you meet a senior IT executive who’s roaring to get into cloud computing, but for former Dow Jones & Co CIO Stephen Orban, adopting cloud computing was one of the best decisions he ever made as an ‘IT guy.’  
The evolving role of the CIO
The new CIO will need to break out of operations mode and adapt to the changing digital landscape, one in which he or she plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the company is successful whilst driving the use of new technologies, writes Mao Gen Foo of OpenText.
Consumer tech driving workplace transformation: Citrix CEO
The ever-changing consumer marketplace has come to define the technologies that people want to use at work, according to Citrix Systems Inc president and CEO Mark Templeton, Gabey Goh reports from Orlando, Florida.
Why AWS' revenue revelation is significant
Last week, Amazon Web Services (AWS) revealed financial figures for the first time since its birth in 2006, a move that was very significant as it has for years resisted the call to do exactly that. Edwin Yapp investigates why this is significant.
Businesses still figuring out their cloud strategy: NetApp CTO
The cloud makes a lot of sense for midsized companies, but may not be compelling enough for big enterprises with fairly well-run IT operations, according to NetApp CTO Jay Kidd.
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