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ICAEW and ISCA launch research report on fintech innovation
Five key elements identified to underpin a fintech hub Global fintech investment almost doubling to US$38.9bn between 2014 and 2017
TM R&D deepens its engagement with TM, industry
With a new CEO at the helm, Dr Sharlene Thiagarajah, TM Research & Development aims to rebrand into vibrant, exciting organisation.
TM R&D and UMCH Technology to accelerate e-health research collaboration
TM R&D said it has signed a collaboration agreement with UMCH Technology Sdn Bhd that would pave the way for more joint R&D collaborations between the two parties in the near future.
Facebook under fire for conducting secretive emotions study
The recent move by Facebook to conduct a sociological experiment on a select group of its users has drawn criticism from academia, analysts and social media professionals who described it as callous, unethical and irresponsible; although perhaps not illegal, writes Edwin Yapp.
IT in Malaysia more business-savvy than global average: Avanade research
A survey of C-level executives, business unit leaders and IT decision makers saw 86% of Malaysian companies reporting their IT department is contributing more to accomplishing business objectives than they did three years ago, compared with the global average of 68%.
Convergence opens doors for enterprise growth: Accenture study
Mobility is the most important digital technology priority for large enterprises, a new global study by Accenture has found.
Buyer’s remorse and silence dominate Malaysian e-commerce space
About 71% of online shoppers in Malaysia regret their purchases, often due to mismatched expectations, according to a new study released by Rakuten.
Asia’s mobile-enabled transformation needs regulatory support: GSMA
Asia’s position at the forefront of mobile innovation is secured, but in order to fully leverage its transformative potential, regulatory frameworks and taxation policies are needed, said the GSMA.
Unknown traffic bigger security threat than social media
It may be taking the lion’s share of the airwaves right now, but the biggest threat to enterprise security isn’t employee usage of Facebook or YouTube – it’s hackers digging deeper into the corporate network, according to a new report by Palo Alto Networks.
Bitcoin botnet ZeroAccess tops threat list: Fortinet
Bitcoin mining botnet ZeroAccess was the number one threat this quarter, according to the latest FortiGuard threat landscape report, while two new Android adware variants have climbed the watch list in the last 90 days.
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