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6 Month Milestone on the NCP

This post is adapted from my mandatory 6 month reflection from the New Colombo Plan.

I came to Korea with no prior cultural or linguistic knowledge other than memorising my “Learn Korean in 10 Days CD”. 1,492 more words


Singapore, South Korea are global leaders in 4G speeds and coverage

Tech in Asia — When it comes to breadth of coverage and speed, Singapore and South Korea are leaving the of the rest of the world in the dust.  37 more words

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Forrester: Marketers using an average of 5 social channels for marketing

CMO — B2C marketers across the Asia-Pacific are increasingly active in social marketing, adopting an average of five social platforms to drive their branding efforts. Yet while many believe they’re engaging through the right platforms, marketers are generally only moderately satisfied with their social tactics. 8 more words


Asia’s financial services industry must unite against the threat from cybercriminals

SCMP — As a key pillar of Hong Kong’s economy, the stability of our financial services industry is rightly taken very seriously. It is estimated that the industry directly contributes more than HK$300 billion or 16 per cent in value to Hong Kong’s GDP.  34 more words


The economics behind cyberattacks

Networks Asia — Cyberattackers are opportunistic and aim for the easiest targets first, according to a survey sponsored Palo Alto Networks. Available as a downloadable report titled “Flipping the Economics of Attacks,”  the survey reveals that 72 percent of survey respondents said they won’t waste time on an attack that will not quickly yield high-value information. 6 more words

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Amazon, AsiaInfo Team Up to Disrupt the Telco Back Office

Light Reading — AsiaInfo has a dream — that communications service providers (CSPs) of all sizes, from competitive virtual operators to global Tier 1 giants, will all run their back office business support system (BSS) operations over the public cloud, a radical departure from the premises-based IT systems that run all-important BSS processes today.  28 more words


Telstra CEO Andy Penn's plans for innovation and Asian expansion

To the untrained eye, Telstra’s prospects look as healthy as ever; revenues are at record levels and the company dominates the mobile and broadband markets. Over the next five years, however, the walls will start to close in on the $66 billion telecoms giant. 8 more words

_ Telecom