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Mapletree to develop first data centre in Hong Kong

Mapletree Investments, a Singapore investment company, is planning to develop its first data center in Hong Kong. The company has acquired a 4,000 sq m industrial site in Fanling Sheung Shui Town in New Territories and plans to develop a 50MW data center on the land. Wong Mun Hoong, Mapletree’s Regional Chief Executive Officer for […]


NTT and Cisco to revolutionize stroke treatment at Siriraj Hospital in Thailand

NTT and Cisco have partnered to help Siriraj Hospital, Thailand’s oldest and largest hospital, to use telemedicine to enable rapid treatment for stroke patients. Known as the Siriraj Mobile Stroke Unit, this special ambulance connects the first responders in the ambulance to the experts at the hospital. This allows doctors to provide immediate attention, medical treatment […]


Australians lost a record A$176 million from 216,000 scams in 2020

Scam damages in Australia have been steadily growing in the last four years. However, last year’s losses surged by more than double. The reason being, millions of people shifted towards remote work and, in turn, created many new attack vectors for cybercriminals. According to data presented by the Atlas VPN research team, Australians have lost […]


ExtraHop announces new data center investments in Australia

ExtraHop, a leader in cloud-native network detection and response, has announced new data center investments in Australia to enhance access to its cloud-native security platform Reveal(x) 360.    Reveal(x) 360 is network detection and response built to secure modern enterprises against increasingly advanced threats. Reveal(x) 360 sensors can be deployed in any cloud or on-premises […]


Fujitsu and Hokkaido University develop ‘Explainable AI’ technology

Fujitsu Laboratories and Hokkaido University in Japan have announced the development of a new technology based on the principle of ‘Explainable AI’. This automatically presents users with steps needed to achieve a desired outcome based on AI results about data, for example, from medical check-ups. ‘Explainable AI’ represents an area of increasing interest in the […]


Indosat to build Augmented Reality ecosystem for businesses in Indonesia

Indosat Ooredoo is working with Snap to accelerate the adoption of Augmented Reality to benefit businesses in Indonesia. Indosat Ooredoo is working with Snap to accelerate the adoption of Augmented Reality (AR) to benefit businesses in Indonesia. The companies aim to drive innovation within the field of AR to bring communities and businesses closer together […]


Honan Insurance scales for growth with managed services provider blueAPACHE

Established in 1964, Honan Insurance serves clients in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. The company’s staff provide advice and support in the areas of insurance, risk and financial services. Industries covered include technology, construction, mining, real estate and strata, finance and professional services. The challenge Honan Insurance has increased its revenue at a […]


5G world-first achieved by Telstra and partners on Gold Coast in Australia

Telstra, in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, has achieved a new 5G maximum download speed record on a commercial network of 5Gbps for a single user. The 5G NR data call was performed at the 5G Innovation Center on the Gold Coast using the commercial production network. This world first, using the commercial production network […]


IMDA announces S$30 million 5G fund for Singapore

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has announced a new S$30 million fund to accelerate the adoption and commercialisation of 5G solutions in Singapore. The fund is part of IMDA’s 5G Innovation Programme to create a vibrant 5G ecosystem that offers exciting opportunities and benefits to individuals, workers and businesses. Building on earlier efforts to […]


Oman Australia Cable project targets 2021 completion date

The Oman Australia Cable project, the only submarine cable directly connecting continental Australia and EMEA, should be completed by the end of this year. SUB.CO has announced its Oman Australia Cable project has entered contract in force status (CIF) with its final system connection expected to be completed in December 2021. The project delivers a […]


McDonald’s Japan deploys Trintech’s Adra to simplify Digital Transformation

McDonald’s Japan has deployed Adra Matcher, Balancer and Task Manager to provide greater visibility and streamline critical processes. McDonald’s Japan has gone live with Trintech’s Adra Suite to simplify and automate its reconciliation and financial close processes. By combining effective finance processes with Adra, McDonald’s Japan will see increased ROI, improved accuracy and greater visibility […]


Nokia launches 5G experience at Optus Stadium in Australia

Nokia has launched 5G services with mobile operator Optus at the Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia. The move provides visitors attending sporting or music events with access to fast indoor and outdoor 5G coverage with speeds over 1Gbps. Nokia has supported Optus with the deployment of the technology as well as its ambitious goals for […]


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