Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that
consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise
mobility in Asia. Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for
enterprise mobility between now and 2016.
Cognizant is enhancing operations in the Asia Pacific region and has opened a
new development center in Singapore. Read Original Content
PayPal is hoping to move into China and has applied to Chinese authorities
for a domestic payment license. If the license is approved, PayPal may also
expand its PayPal Here mobile card payments service into China. Read Original
Demand for the Internet in China is high, with 505 million Internet users at
the end of November 2011 and 58 percent of those users access the internet
via cell phone. Read Original Content
ClickSoftware is an SAP mobility partner and the lead... (more)
DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real
time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors,
log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of
vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D.
Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541
"Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies,
Industry Verticals & Forecasts"
In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware,
software and professional services revenues Big Dat... (more)
I was lucky that Typhoon Ondoy did not affect my apartment. We are out in
Pampanga two hours from Manila but we did not have a flood in my little
But so many people died in this typhoon, and now the world knows what can
happen in the Philippines. We get more than 20 typhoons each year and they
cause many problems.
Typhoon Feria back there in June damaged many houses in Samar Province where
I am from. I was visiting then and it was very scary. You know we don't have
a radio there or any way to know when a typhoon is coming. We just hope for
the best and we know tha... (more)
Yesterday morning I checked the Ulitzer home page on my iPhone on my way to
the office and I realized two of the top three stories were about "Typhoon
Ondoy" in Philippines.
Thirty-six hours later we still have three stories filed from Manila on
Ulitzer's home page. Top Ulitzer stories on Ulitzer from around the 25
distinct subject categories it covers are processed every 60 minutes and
displayed by an algorithm which we believe is more sophisticated than, say,
Google News algorithms.
Early this year, seasoned news man Roger Strukhoff, whose famil... (more)
The images were beamed to a worldwide audience: a big typhoon had hit the
Philippines, several hundred people drowned, and floods covered much of the
nation's capital, Manila. "Ketsama" (or "Ondoy" as it was known locally) had
dumped a month's worth of rain in about 12 hours. In a country that is hit by
about 20 typhoons each year, this one caused the most destruction seen in
In addition to tremendous loss of life and property, the storm and its
aftermath have caused, and continue to cause, a very serious loss of
credibility to the presidential administration of Gloria ... (more)
The Obama Administration has decided that Asia matters. Driven primarily by
the specter of emerging Chinese economic might, the President is nonetheless
embracing the region as a whole.
Set aside his glib use of his childhood years in Indonesia as making him the
"first pacific President." Obama appears to be sincere in paying as much
attention to Asia as to Europe.
His "differences" with several Asian nations over human rights--ranging from
mild rebukes to China, strong advice to Myanmar, and crisis management with
North Korea--tend to obscure the reality that the real debate is ab... (more)