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In a survey of 1,000 Asian businesses across the APAC region, respondents said that security concerns were the top factor in their choice of cloud vendor. Respondents to the survey commissioned by Alibaba Cloud said security was number one for 69% of businesses, outweighing other considerations like availability (58%) and cost (55%). Security was also… Read More
CloserStill Media’s Tech Show London and Tech Week Singapore have been shortlisted in three categories for the upcoming 30th AEO Excellence Awards, marking a significant achievement in the event industry. Tech Show London garnered significant recognition, earning a finalist spot for two categories. First, the Best Conference UK award, in which two other CloserStill Media… Read More
A partnership between technology firm Fujitsu and the RIKEN Research Institute is on track to produce the first commercialised domestic quantum computer in Japan.
New research has found 82% of internet users in countries with some of the world’s harshest internet censorship regulations expect the need for web access tools to grow in the next year.
Developed by researchers at Hefei Comprehensive National Science Centre, the tool is supposedly able to analyse facial expressions and brainwaves to accurately determine the extent to which the person is receptive to “thought education”.
Leading smartphone screen manufacturer and iPhone supplier Japan Display (JDI) is reportedly in talks with Apple and Sharp for the sale of its primary smartphone factory in Hakusan City, western Japan.
The factory may sell for as much as $820 million USD, according to estimates from Nikkei. Japan Display said it was considering all options for the plant, which may include a sale to Apple or Sharp, or a bailout from an asset management company.
JDI also stated that it is currently running a comprehensive equipment and infrastructure assessment at the facility, in advance of a decision on the Hakusan plant’s future.
A decision on whether or not to allow the use of Huawei telecoms equipment in parts of Britain’s new 5G networks is not just technical – but also about behaviour, the Defence Secretary has said.
Ben Wallace was speaking at the defence and security arms fair DSEI, when he revealed the Government would publish a decision soon, but stopped short of providing a date.
The energy consumed by data centres in China is projected to exceed that consumed by Australia last year, a new report has claimed.
Greenpeace East Asia and the North China Electric Power University, which jointly penned the report, estimate the sector’s electricity consumption to jump to 267 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2023, surpassing the 261 TWh consumed by Australian homes and businesses in 2018.
Keppel Corp is in discussions to construct a floating hyperscale data centre off the coast of Singapore.
Two years ago Keppel Data Centres, a subsidiary of the communications conglomerate, invested $10 million into Nautilus Data Technologies, a Californian floating data centre startup that in December filed a proposal to moor a facility at Ted Russell Dock in Ireland.