Windows 10 available as a free upgrade on July 29 in 190 countries 2

Windows 10 available as a free upgrade on July 29 in 190 countries

Microsoft announced early this month that its upcoming Windows 10 operating system will be available on 29 July 2015 in 190 countries (including Malaysia) as a free upgrade to people using Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 with qualifying devices. The editions of existing Windows operating system that are qualified for the free Windows 10 upgrade:

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F-Secure acquires nSense 3

F-Secure acquires nSense

F-Secure announced that it has acquired nSense early this month- a privately held Danish company providing security consultations, vulnerability assessment services and related products to large enterprises.   The IT security vendor said that the acquisition strengthens F-Secure’s position as a prominent security vendor in Europe, and lays a foundation for the company’s growth as a cybersecurity leader in the region.

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Enterprise security threat level directly linked to user demographics, industry & geography 4

Enterprise security threat level directly linked to user demographics, industry & geography

Aruba Networks, Inc. is calling for businesses worldwide to take action as a new mobile security risk report reveals that businesses are ill prepared for the high-risk, high-growth mindset of the #GenMobile workforce, creating alarming disparity around security practices in the corporate world. The chasm that is exposed between age, gender, income level, industry and geographic location has a direct effect on the security of corporate data. The “Securing #GenMobile: Is Your Business Running the Risk” security threat study, which questioned over 11,500 workers from across 23 countries including Malaysia, showcases that employee attitudes are swaying towards more sharing of …

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Dell Innovation Lab launched at Multimedia University in Malaysia 6

Dell Innovation Lab launched at Multimedia University in Malaysia

Multimedia University (MMU) recently announced the launch of the Dell Innovation Lab in partnership with Dell Malaysia. The new lab, located at MMU’s Cyberjaya campus, is a joint initiative of MMU’s Faculty of Computing and Informatics and Dell Malaysia. It will equip young Malaysians with the tools to thrive in the field of big data and analytics, Dell said.

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iflix Internet TV Streaming service now in Malaysia, cost RM10/month 8

iflix Internet TV Streaming service now in Malaysia, cost RM10/month

iflix, the latest Internet TV service in Southeast Asia launched its service in Malaysia yesterday. The service cost RM10/month or at a discounted price of RM96 per year (RM8/month). Malaysians can sign up for a 14-day trial granting them full access to all the iflix features and content without having to submit credit card or payment details to participate. 

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Employees continues to ignore cyber risks while at work 9

Employees continues to ignore cyber risks while at work

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., an enterprise security solutions company, today revealed the results of a global research study of 1580 respondents across 11 countries that highlighted a global trend of employees ignoring cyber risks while at work.   The Blue Coat research was conducted by independent research firm Vanson Bourne.

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Intel Compute Stick unveiled in Malaysia

Intel has unveiled its Intel Compute Stick in Malaysia – at the Intelligent Generations showcase in PG 12, Intel Penang. The Compute Stick – an Intel Atom powered 4-inch long plug-and-play device which transforms any HDMI display (such as a TV) into a computer – has been making waves around the world since its debut and continued to impress at the event, Intel said.

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Hitachi Sunway opens 3rd data centre in Malaysia 10

Hitachi Sunway opens 3rd data centre in Malaysia

Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn. Bhd. unveiled its latest 5,000 sq. ft data centre facility located at The Pinnacle Sunway, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya (Malaysia).   The company said the opening of this 3rd data centre is part of its plan to become a major data centre player in the South East Asia region. The new data centre has been operational since February 2015. Hitachi Sunway has two other ISO-certified Tier III compliant data centers within in Malaysia located at Cyberjaya and Kuala Lumpur, covering a total floor space of 18,500 sq. ft.

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kaspersky lab

Kaspersky Lab: Small Businesses dismiss Mobile risks, overlooking BYOD threats

Many small-business owners believe BYOD (bring-your-own-device) poses no threat to their company and have no interest in spending effort on mobile device security, while employees themselves think security is the responsibility of the business, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab. With the study showing that two-thirds (62%) of business owners and employees now use personal mobile devices for work, BYOD is no longer a developing trend, but a widely accepted business practice. It affects companies of all sizes, from the very large (5000+ employees) to the small (fewer than 25 employees). 

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Deezer launches podcasts, offering 20,000+ shows across news & entertainment 11

Deezer launches podcasts, offering 20,000+ shows across news & entertainment

Deezer, a digital music streaming service, has today expanded its content offering by adding news and entertainment programming. It said the more than 20,000 podcasts and radio shows offers the most extensive and customizable audio experience across the globe. Deezer listeners in France, UK and Sweden can now search, add and listen to over 20,000 shows from top content providers including Slate, Financial Times, Monocle 24, Radio Nova, Télérama and Sveriges Radio.

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Plex Media Server now available on WD's My Cloud NAS Series 12

Plex Media Server now available on WD’s My Cloud NAS Series

WD, a Western Digital company, is expanding its apps offerings by introducing Plex, an entertainment app that can now be downloaded to and deployed on the My Cloud NAS series. Plex organizes video, music and photos from personal media libraries and streams them to smart TVs, streaming boxes and mobile devices. The service also allow users to share their home video, photo, music, and movie collections with friends and family.

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CIMB & MDeC announce InnoChallenge for application developers 13

CIMB & MDeC announce InnoChallenge for application developers

CIMB Bank Berhad (CIMB Bank) and Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) today announced a collaboration to work with application developers to support the innovation agenda through the launch of InnoChallenge. InnoChallenge will focus on ideation and conceptualization of new innovative ideas and concepts with developers nationwide. Both CIMB Bank and MDeC will mentor and help developers participating in this challenge build, test and deploy their solutions.

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