More than US$100 billion worth of intellectual property (IP) losses due to 3D printing is expected to occur annually from 2018 onwards as the technology becomes increasingly accessible to manufacturers and businesses.
In a bid to spur the development of software-defined network in Malaysia, government R&D agency Mimos has signed an agreement with HP Malaysia, which the two organisations claim would give an avenue to local software developers wishing to branch out into the nascent technology.
Malaysia's total IT spending is forecast to grow 10.2% to reach almost RM69.8 billion (US$21.24 billion) in 2014, said Gartner Inc, while total IT spending in the Asia Pacific region is forecast to reach US$758 billion in 2014, up 4.2% from 2013.
The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020, representing an almost 30-fold increase from 900 million in 2009, according to Gartner Inc.
Worldwide mobile phone sales to end-users totalled 455.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an increase of 5.7% from the same period last year, according to Gartner Inc. Sales of smartphones accounted for 55% of overall mobile phone sales in that period, and reached their highest share to date.
Edwin Yapp wraps up the CIO Leaders Summit held in Singapore last week with a look on what makes an effective CIO.
MyBiz Solutions not only went up against global powerhouses like Oracle and SAP, it has been recognised in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Its CEO Cehong Yuk Wai speaks about the journey and his business philosophy.
IT spending in the Asia Pacific region is forecast to reach US$767 billion in 2014, a 5.5% increase from 2013, but it’s the opportunities of a digital world that have IT leaders excited, according to Gartner Inc.
CIOs are often under attack due to IT system failures or other circumstances that are beyond their control, and if the CIO cannot prevent and fight off attacks successfully, they can face serious repercussions, according to Gartner Inc.
Unified threat managment (UTM) security vendor WatchGuard has grown in Asia riding the UTM wave and its CEO tells Edwin Yapp why more is expected out of this security segment in the years to come.