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PayPal to buy Xoom for $1.2bn

IT News  — PayPal will buy digital money transfer provider Xoom for US$890 million (A$1.2 billion) as it muscles into a growing international remittance market and expands in countries like Mexico, India and China ahead of a spinoff from eBay.  31 more words

China

GlobalReach Announces Two New Offices in APAC Region

Marketwired — PARIS, FRANCE — GlobalReach Technology, a leading developer of advanced, carrier-class Wi-Fi software, announced the opening of two new offices in the Asian Pacific region: one in Sydney, Australia and the other in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Oracle enhances cloud team with strong workforce expansion in Asia Pacific

geekzone — has hired more than 800 new salespeople in Asia Pacific as part of its enterprise cloud strategy. This positive momentum occurs just three months after the company launched a campaign to increase its sales workforce by 1,000 in an effort to capitalize on the growth of cloud computing across APAC. 8 more words

APAC

China Telecom, Infosys Are Among the Winners of Asia's Best Analyst Days

Market Wired — NEW YORK, NY: China Telecom, India’s Infosys and South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co.are among the top-ranked companies in Institutional Investor’s inaugural ranking of Asia’s Best Analyst Days.  66 more words

China

One Fifth of New Cellular M2M Connections Will be in Asia by 2019

IoT Evolution World — In an announcement made June 29, Juniper Research reported that it expects the Far East and China region to account for 22 percent of all global cellular M2M connections by 2019, which is a substantial increase from 2014, when it was at 15 percent.  52 more words

China

Cloud and mobility driving business transformation

Networks Asia — Today, IT organizations grapple with many disruptive transitions brought on by cloud computing and mobility. Easy access to public cloud-hosted services has allowed line-of-business (LOB) managers and even end users to make decisions on how they procure IT, the mobile devices that they use to access services and where they work.  35 more words

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The Internet of Things heralds a physically interconnected world for consumers and businesses, from Thailand

Bangkok Post — Imagine your smartphone telling your air-con to turn itself on before you get home hot and sweaty. Or to remotely monitor your elderly parents through sensors to ensure their safety.   49 more words

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