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22-07-2014
Box lifts storage limit and integrates service with Office

Box has integrated its cloud storage and file share service with Microsoft's Office productivity apps suite, and will offer unlimited capacity to customers of its Business edition, as the company waits for the right time to go public.The online storage provider already offers unlimited storage with its Enterprise plan, which costs US$35 per user/month, but the capacity was capped at 1TB for the Business edition, which costs $15 per user/month. Juan Carlos Perez

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22-07-2014
Data growth due to duplicate data

Organisations are creating so much data that some do not know how much they have or how quickly it is growing, according to Actifio.A/NZ channel manager, Budd Illic, said about one in three businesses were in this situation."A lot of CIOs are saying that it's growing so quickly it's hard to contain it," he said."The majority of the time they don't realize what is causing that growth."Data is typically growing at 30 to 40 per cent year-on-year, and Illic said it is proliferating exponentially. Patrick Budmar

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22-07-2014
Securing big data off to slow start

While so-called "big data" initiatives are not new to a number of industries – such as large financial services firms, pharmaceuticals, and large cloud companies – it is new to m George V. Hulme

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22-07-2014
Surviving from a supercomputer hack

It is not easy when there is an attempted supercomputer hack on your watch. Sathya Mithra Ashok

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22-07-2014
How to judge a job candidate's personality (and why you should)

An increasing number of compan Sharon Florentine

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22-07-2014
Researcher finds backdoors in iOS

A number of undocumented features in iOS have been found to essentially create backdoors for siphoning large amounts of users' personal data from Apple devices.Jonathan Zdziarski, a researcher who often trains federal and state law enforcement agencies in forensic techniques, revealed the existence of the mostly hidden features.The data-stealing avenues have evolved over the last few years and may have been used by the US National Security Agency to collect data on potential targets, Zdziarski said. Antone Gonsalves

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22-07-2014
Apple's iPhone 6 could have biggest initial production: report

Apple is ordering a combined 70 to 80 million units of two big-screen versions of its next iPhone, its largest initial production to date, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.The company is anticipating large demand for the so-called iPhone 6 as it will be available with screen sizes measuring 4.7 and 5.5 inches diagonally, the report said, citing unnamed sources. Tim Hornyak

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22-07-2014
Most Asian firms trust IT despite data breaches

Only 35% of Asian companies say they have not had a data breach in the past year, the Economist Intelligence Unit said in a new report.The study, sponsored by Akamai Technologies, involved a survey of over 200 senior executives in Asia. Enterprise Innovation editors

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22-07-2014
China's internet growth sags to eight-year low

China's rush to the internet is slowing, with the country adding only 14.4 million new internet users in the first half of 2014, the lowest half-year growth in eight years.There were 632 million internet users in China in June, according to the government-linked China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). Michael Kan

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21-07-2014
Don't give your job search a summer vacation

For most people, summer's the perfect time to relax, take a vacation and operate at a more leisurely pace than during the rest of the year. Sharon Florentine

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21-07-2014
Microsoft lead to startups: Focus on disrupting Google

Alternatives to "20-year-old" browser functions and search engines will be the next big disruptor, Microsoft's technical evangelist has said.Former Google executive James Whittaker said: "I've always been interested in information and it has already annoyed me that things like browsers still exist."We have been typing into that little text box for 20 years and it still hasn't evolved much. That's 20-year-old mechanisms to transfer our intent to our technology." Margi Murphy

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21-07-2014
Government-grade code found in criminal malware

Cybercriminals have inserted government-grade malware into run-of-the-mill ransomware and online banking trojans to bolster their ability to avoid detection and block tampering.The variant of the Gyges malware bolted onto the other software was reported by Sentinel Labs, which has been researching for several years malware developed by hackers sponsored by nation states.The discovery points to the merging of government-grade and mainstream attack code in the criminal world to produce more virulent malware. Antone Gonsalves

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21-07-2014
Implementation of Nanjing 2014's IT systems on track

With merely a month until the opening ceremony of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Atos, the Chief Systems Integrator for the event, has announced that the implementation of the Games' IT systems are right on track. Networks Asia staff

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21-07-2014
Singapore displaces Hong Kong as Asia's most innovative economy

Singapore has displaced Hong Kong to lead Asia in overall innovation performance, according to the Global Innovation Index 2014 (GII), published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization. CFO Innovation Asia staff

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21-07-2014
NetApp, Microsoft Azure launch hybrid cloud solution

US-based storage solutions provider NetApp today introduced NetApp Private Storage (NPS) for Microsoft Azure. This solution helps users create a hybrid cloud environment by extending their IT infrastructure to Microsoft Azure.This solution builds on NetApp's portfolio of Microsoft cloud solutions, which includes FlexPod with Microsoft private cloud. Computerworld Hong Kong staff

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