Microsoft today officially launched its new Cybercrime Satellite Centre in Singapore, one of five globally including in Beijing, Berlin, Tokyo and Washington. Set up as a satellite extension of the Microsoft Cybercrime Centre in Redmond, USA, the Centre in Singapore will serve as the regional hub for Microsoft to undertake cybercrime and cybersecurity initiatives in the Asia Pacific region, through public-private partnerships and cross-industry collaboration.
The gaping opportunity divide in Asia means the very best performing education systems in the world are sitting next to the very worst. It seems the divide isn’t as wide as it is deep. This is reflected in the results of the most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). The assessment measures the academic performance of students and compares these results by national average.
The much anticipated Surface Pro 3 will be launched in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan. Pre-orders are now on for selected markets on the Microsoft Store Online, Surface retailers and Surface commercial resellers
Disasters can strike anywhere, anytime. Michael Thatcher, CTO for Public Sector, Asia, talks about using TV White Spaces, a ‘super Wi-Fi’ that can be deployed quickly and affordably in an emergency scenario.
Technology has long been a male-dominated industry. While the scale has tipped slightly – 27 percent of IT professionals today are women – there is more to be done to bridge the gender gap. Clair Deevy, Microsoft’s Citizenship Lead for Asia Pacific, explains why government, education and community leaders should inspire more young women to enter the IT field – and how.
At World Cities Summit, Microsoft reveals how the use of innovative technology is changing the way cities are tackling urbanization challenges and transforming the lives for their citizens. Microsoft CityNext believes a people-first approach is the key to future-proofing cities.