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Hybrid workforce
Why hybrid working is here to stay and how to ace it
Citrix's new report reveals hybrid workers are more productive and engaged at work than their office and completely remote counterparts.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky opens three new centers to boost data management
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has opened three new Transparency Centers, one in Japan, the second in Singapore and the third in the United States.
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Cloud
Colt connectivity with AWS increases services in Asia
Colt Technology Services expands cloud connectivity to AWS Direct Connect Hosted services, with speeds of up to 10 Gbps in Asia.
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Sustainability
Three out of four APAC youth want to work in green economy
Accenture's latest research report finds 77% of APAC youth want a job in the green economy over the next decade.
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Cloud
Pinterest partners with WooCommerce and launches app
The new app gives businesses of all sizes the power to turn their product catalogues into shoppable product pins on Pinterest
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Digital Edge
Digital Edge expands portfolio with five data centers across Japan
Digital Edge has completed its largest acquisition to date by adding five more data centers to its portfolio across Japan.
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Game review
Game review: Cris Tales
There have been many modern JRPGs released over the years, although the more recent ones are different from the games of the past.
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Japan
China Mobile establishes Japan office
China Mobile is now executing its 'Big Connectivity' strategy.
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Fujitsu
Fujitsu's first end-to-end service for network security
Fujitsu will offer total support for NIST SP800-171 compliant security measures...
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Blockchain
Fujitsu launches blockchain money transfer service with major Japanese banks
The trial will begin in January 2018 and last for about three months...
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Artificial Intelligence
Mitsubishi electric to exhibit at Ceatec Japan 2017
Mitsubishi announced that it will exhibit a range of cutting-edge technologies and products at Ceatec Japan 2017...
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Japan
MapR Technologies announce new VP for Asia Pacific and Japan
MapR Technologies today announced the appointment of Simon Dale to lead the organisation in the Asia Pacific region.
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Cloud
CyberArk expands partner program in privileged account security push
CyberArk has ramped up its partner program in an effort to enhance its partners' privileged account security expertise and drive new business.
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Training
NEC to provide cybersecurity defence training for ASEAN region
NEC will provide defence training in Japan over a three year period, with the aim of improving incident response & cyber defence for ASEAN countries.
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Cloud
Kordia teams up with Dell Boomi to transform Aussie business expansion
“Lacking complete visibility across an organisation’s in-house applications can result in significant unexpected costs."
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Cloud
Huawei announces graphene battery breakthrough
At the 57th Battery Symposium in Japan, telco giant Huawei unveiled a long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery.
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Cloud
IDC predicts huge $162 billion growth in VR & AR markets by 2020
IDC forecasts virtual and augmented reality markets could reach $162 billion by 2020, representing 181.3% CAGR as the market explodes
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Cloud
Cybersecurity on the rise in Asia Pacific and Japan, says survey
76% of government respondents in APJ expect cybersecurity risks to increase over the next two years, posing a threat to their success
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Japan
Cyber attacks on banks are a global scourge - are you safe?
Hackers might find it far easier to infiltrate banks in Phnom Penh as Paris, or Lhasa as London.
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Cloud
SAP nets improved $9.6 million profit from NZ operations
SAP New Zealand's latest financial results show increased revenue and profit for the company.
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Cloud
HP goes green; moves towards 100% renewable energy
HP has upped its commitment to being green, with plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity in its global operations - with 40% by 2020.
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Film review
Eyes-on review: The Boy and the Beast
The Boy and the Beast is a coming-of-age Japanese animation film that is proving popular world-wide after a July 2015 release in Japan.
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Cloud
SAP targeting SME and cloud for ANZ growth
SAP is increasing its focus on the ANZ SME market, with plans for new sales channels as the company appoints a new ANZ boss for channels.
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Unified Communications
Japanese and NZ students to become virtual buddies
Selected schools in New Zealand and Japan have the opportunity to connect thanks to a collaborative effort by NEC New Zealand and Lower Hutt's Hutt City Council.