Hong Kong online small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) outperformed offline merchants by 160% in overseas markets in 2013, according to PayPal.
Cyber Monday – December 2 - was Hong Kong's busiest selling day last year, James Mirfin, Country Manager of PayPal Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan said last week in a media briefing.
Optus CEO Kevin Russell resigns
Optus said Kevin Russell, its CEO of Consumer Australia, has resigned after over two years in the role.
Russell will depart the company on March 31, with former Optus CEO Paul O'Sullivan briefly stepping back into the CEO role in Australia until a replacement has been found, Optus
Michelle Gallen, CEO of Shhmooze, a networking app for connecting people at conferences, told the audience at the MWC last week that trying and failing are key to innovation.
She insisted that you can’t actually “unleash” innovation – it is part of a process that takes time.
Hong Kong is the No. 1 location in Asia Pacific when it comes to suitability for setting up new and outsourced data centers, according to IDC.
Based on IDC’s Data Center Index for Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Singapore and Taiwan are second and third placed respectively.
Telecom mergers can be difficult to negotiate, as demonstrated by the collapse of two attempted acquisitions from within the Asian telecom sector.
Talks between the UAE's Etisalat and Warid Telecom over a potential merger of the companies' Pakistani mobile units have fallen through, The News
With Singapore's new Personal Data Protection Act coming into force on July 2, Singapore companies face the prospect of a million-dollar fine for breaches of privacy.
So it is not surprising CIOs in Singapore are turning their attention to an obvious area of vulnerability - personal data stored in the 'cloud'.