Enterprises in Asia Pacific (APAC) are expected to spend nearly $230 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software — $59 billion dealing with security issues and $170 billion dealing with data breaches — according to a new joint study conducted by IDC and the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Globally more than 10 million students globally have already taken the ‘Hour of Code’ challenge and with 3 billion people speaking more than 2,000 different languages across the Asia Pacific region it is hoped many more students will sign up to adopt ‘code’ as their official second language.
Khadiyah Armanakun, English teacher in Yala, has been selected out of more than 22,000 entries as this year’s Expert Educator by Microsoft & will represent Thailand in the Education Forum. She is recognized for her efforts in improving children’s lives by adopting technology in an innovative way.
Microsoft announced that it will be shipping Surface 2, as well as Type Cover 2 and Touch Cover 2 through major retailers in Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand on March 14th, giving customers in the region to click in and do more
Microsoft and ITPSS Sdn Bhd of Brunei signed a Security Cooperation Program (SCP) today, which aims to help the government of Brunei address cyber threats to national security, economic strength and public safety through public-private sector cooperation.
At Microsoft, we know that modernizing airlines with the latest and best technology is about much more than just giving people a device – it’s about what they can do with the device that really matters. Let’s take a look at how technology is transforming the aviation industry during Microsoft’s participation at the Singapore Airshow
The mobile era is causing a fundamental disruption in the aviation industry. With the cloud making technology more accessible than ever, businesses in the aviation industry have to shift and increase their technology investments in areas where they haven’t historically focused. Now, technology can be a route to cost savings, growing revenue and staying ahead of the competition.
Which IT gadgets do Asia Pacific consumers wish to purchase or receive as a gift in 2014? A recent online survey conducted by Microsoft in 10 Asia Pacific countries with over 1,300 respondents revealed that 35% of the respondents desire a tablet for both work and play while 25% are also keen on notebooks and ultrabook devices for the new year.
Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech), a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. dedicated to bridging Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies, announced today the opening of a subsidiary in China, Microsoft Open Technologies (Shanghai) Company Limited — (MS Open Tech Shanghai).
Microsoft Corp. introduced the Cloud OS Network, a worldwide consortium of more than 25 cloud service providers delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform: Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack. These organizations support Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision of a consistent platform that spans customer datacenters, Windows Azure and service provider clouds.