Eyes on APAC

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  • What type of CISO are you?

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 18 Jan 2018
  • Software and silicon design company Synopsys has just published an interesting report that classifies chief information security officers (CISOs) into four archetypes or what it calls “tribes”. ...

  • Hyundai to invest in Grab in Series G funding round

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 10 Jan 2018
  • Hyundai, along with a handful of key investors, is pumping more money into Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing service in an effort to bring its mobility services to the region. The South ...

  • Plugging Singapore’s cyber security skills gap

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 05 Jan 2018
  • Some 20 teams of cyber security industry professionals and tertiary students in Singapore pitted their skills against one another in a competition aimed at plugging the cyber security skills gap in ...

  • Singapore strikes net neutrality balance

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 21 Dec 2017
  • A vote by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to repeal the net neutrality rules spearheaded by the Obama administration was largely met with disdain by internet companies and users. ...

  • Southeast Asia welcomes yet another Chinese cloud provider

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 15 Dec 2017
  • By hosting its cloud infrastructure at Equinix’s Singapore datacentre, Kingsoft Cloud has become the latest Chinese cloud service provider to set its foot in Southeast Asia. The move is expected to ...

  • Coming to grips with digital transformation in APAC

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 08 Dec 2017
  • The hype over digital transformation is tapering off. Organisations in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region are now confronting the realities of rolling out digitalisation initiatives, many of which are ...

  • Going beyond the AI hype

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 30 Nov 2017
  • At a recent media event in Singapore, the CEO of Boston-based AI tools supplier DataRobot blamed the media for hyping up the potential of AI, and over-stating the technology’s impact on jobs. After ...

  • Asia is pace-setter in IoT

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 23 Nov 2017
  • A Vodafone survey has put Asia on the forefront of internet of things (IoT) adoption, with 36% of the region’s businesses reportedly using connected devices in 2017, up 200% from 2013. The global ...

  • How one Singapore library is keeping up with the digital age

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 06 Nov 2017
  • At a time when traditional industries are being upended by technological disruption, the most progressive libraries around the world in places like South Korea are pulling all stops to stay ...

  • DBS Bank shows off API platform in fintech gold rush

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 03 Nov 2017
  • DBS Bank, Southeast Asia’s largest bank by market cap, has claimed the honour of having the world’s biggest banking API (application programming interface) platform with over 155 APIs that ...

  • Singapore cements position as regional datacentre powerhouse

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 27 Oct 2017
  • With 90% of the world’s data created in the last two years, it’s hardly surprising that the datacentre industry is booming, with cities around the world racing to entice the global tech giants and ...

  • Backing up is not hard to do

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 20 Oct 2017
  • When some employees at FCM Travel Solutions lost their laptops over the past year, they were able to get their data back within half an hour. “People were really happy with the kind of support they ...

  • Chinese IT giants flexing cloud muscle in APAC

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 13 Oct 2017
  • In Southeast Asia, Huawei and Alibaba are already household names to those who have either bought something online from Alibaba-owned Lazada or used Huawei’s Leica-branded P10 smartphones to take ...

  • Open source gaining momentum in Singapore

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 06 Oct 2017
  • If you live in Singapore and have started using the newly-minted parking.sg app developed by the government to pay for street parking at public car parks, you may have noticed something in fine ...

  • Asia a hotbed of healthcare IT innovation

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 28 Sep 2017
  • Asia-Pacific has been a hotbed of IT innovation, thanks to technology-driven growth policies and a relatively young population who are not reined in by legacy technology when solving the region’s ...