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27-04-2015
An appetite for change

For a mid-sized company, Ageas Insurance Company (Asia) has been in the forefront of using new technologies to continually enhance its back-office and front-end operations.The credit for this goes in no small measure to company CIO Henk ten Bos who has been serving as the bridge between his team and their business users, ensuring that an open line of communication allows for the exchange of information and ideas. Gigi Onag

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27-04-2015
Mobile users 'more likely to be hit by lightning' than malware

Security firm Damballa published research this week suggesting that the average US user is more likely to be struck by lightning during their lifetime as they are to be infected by the most serious mobile malware in a particular year. John E Dunn

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27-04-2015
Outsourcer Infosys invests in cloud market

Indian outsourcer Infosys has made an acquisition in the area of cloud computing and invested in a personal health monitoring company as it tries to move into high value products and services. The transition is, however, taking time and in the financial results the company reported Friday its revenue and profit grew only slightly. The company said it faced pricing pressure in its core outsourcing business, which still largely prices its services around the number of people deployed on a customer's project. John Ribeiro

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27-04-2015
Microsoft Surface books third straight quarter in the black

Microsoft has reported the third-consecutive quarter of gross profit for its Surface tablet line, with revenue up 44% compared to the same period the year before. For the three months ending March 31, Microsoft recorded $713 million in revenue for the Surface line. That's a significant increase over the $494 million for the same quarter in 2014, but down 35% from the December 2014 quarter's record $1.1 billion in holiday season sales. Gregg Keizer

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27-04-2015
95% of HK businesses are embracing the cloud

An overwhelming 95% of Hong Kong enterprises are either using cloud services or at the planning or implementation stage of cloud deployments, new research shows.A study into how APAC enterprises are using cloud services, conducted by F5 Networks and Frost & Sullivan, also shows that 58.6% of business decision makers in the region have made cloud computing their top priority in the next 12 months. Computerworld Hong Kong staff

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27-04-2015
雅特生科技推最高密度媒體處理刀鋒系統

雅特生科技 (Artesyn Embedded Technologies) 宣佈推出一款型號為 ATCA-8330 的全新刀鋒系統,強調這款新系統是一個成本更低、但功能更齊備的刀鋒伺服器解決 閱讀全文

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27-04-2015
研究指企業資料成網絡罪犯寶藏

趨勢科技於最新的2014年度針對性攻擊趨勢報告中發現,2014 年及2015 年間,企業資料已成為網絡罪犯的金礦。 閱讀全文

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27-04-2015
Adobe Creative Cloud 推革新攝影計劃

Adobe 宣布推出全新 Photoshop Lightroom CC 功能,提供快速性能及工具以編輯、提升、組織和展示漂亮的照片,是次為 Creative Cloud 攝影計劃的重大更新。 閱讀全文

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27-04-2015
中國網絡連接指數居發展中國家第二

華為日前發佈2015全球連接指數(GCI),當中中國於此次調研的50個國家位居中游,於發展中國家排名第二。 閱讀全文

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27-04-2015
專家籲資訊保安業者革新防護模式

EMC旗下資訊保安部RSA總裁 Amit Yoran在該公司的論壇上呼籲,從事資訊保安的業者應捨棄傳統資訊保安方式以應付網絡攻擊,因為舊的防護模式早已失效 閱讀全文

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27-04-2015
Kingston推960GB商務級固態硬碟

獨立記憶體製造商Kingston宣布,推出擁有高達960GB容量的全新KC310固態硬碟。 閱讀全文

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27-04-2015
七成主要行業高管料次季業務穩定

政府統計處上週五發表今年第二季本地業務展望調查結果,預期今年次季業務狀況較首季好的受訪者佔16%,跟15%預期較差者所佔的比例大致相若,其 閱讀全文

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25-04-2015
Future workplace transformation: A tug of war

At the Future Workplace Forum 2015, business and technology leaders exchanged views on the technology and cultural changes brought by future workplace transformation, and how best to manage them.The forum titled “Managing the mobile, virtual and digital workforce” was hosted by Computerworld Hong Kong on February 11, held at The Mira Hong Kong. Some 200 business leaders, HR heads and IT decision makers from across industries attended the event. Carol Ko

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25-04-2015
Apple's Watch App Store launches with 3,000 apps

The first Apple Watches arrive on doorsteps this Friday, and after people pair their new devices to their iPhones, they're going to go right for the apps.Apple just launched the brand new Apple Watch App Store, accessible through the Apple Watch app included in iOS 8.2. Caitlin McGarry

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25-04-2015
Red Hat broadens programming language support

Potentially making work easier for system administrators, Red Hat has updated its development packages to support running multiple versions of the same programming language on its flagship enterprise operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Joab Jackson

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