Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture strengthens data-driven agriculture ecosystem

From building a collaborative platform, capturing agriculture datasets to building machine learning models. The Ministry of Agriculture for the Republic of Indonesia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income using ground-breaking, cloud-based technologies, machine learning…

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COVID-19 propels data centre growth in APAC

Emergence of a new business environment, cloud service providers and video conferencing service providers. The APAC data centre market share has been witnessing exceptional growth since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased the access to internet-related services aided by lockdowns and restrictions imposed by government agencies across…

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NTT secures mobile phone provider in Indonesia

The need to integrate security into business and IT systems comes as a top-level priority. Japanese telecommunications company, NTT has completed its first Microsoft Security Project for a cellular operator in Indonesia. The engagement with NTT includes consulting, implementation, and managed services to enhance the client’s data security and privacy…

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Institutional adoption of bitcoin may be used as digital gold

There’s now a distinct shift away from a cryptocurrency driven by retail investors to one with more mainstream adoption. Following moves by firms such as Tesla, Visa and Mastercard to incorporate bitcoin into their payments infrastructure, institutional banks appear to be getting in on the bitcoin act, according analytics firm…

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Standard Chartered adds new CISO to beef up security

Hires Singapore-based CISO for Digital Ventures. Media outlets have reported that Standard Chartered has hired Jerome Walter as its Singapore-based chief information security officer (CISO) for digital ventures. According to various reports Walter unit, SC Ventures, provides a platform for the bank to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology and…

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Enterprise cloud spending in Philippines to reach US$2.6bn in 2024

The Philippines is one of the fastest IT business process outsourcing market. Digital transformation, increased cloud usage, edge computing and growing international connectivity offer opportunity for Philippine vendors to work with hyperscale providers to grow cloud revenues in the country. Against this backdrop, the enterprise spending on cloud services will…

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Corporate banks in India has potential to transform with cloud

Changing landscape of trust was set against a backdrop of global economic uncertainty. With the prospect of a sharp recovery in economic activities in 2021, corporate banking in India is expected to witness a significant evolution in the path to recovery as banks redesign their corporate customer experience (CX) on…

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Hong Kong commits to securing mobile phones against cyber attacks

Assistant Government Chief Information Officer of Hong Kong talks through safe mobile practises. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), the Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre jointly held a session to inform people on safe mobile phone practises. According…

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