Apple has underlined its dominance of the global mobile market despite being well behind its Android competitors in overall sales, grabbing seven of the 10 top spots for top-selling models in 2021.
Critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions provider Vertiv has announced the appointment of Rob Steel as associate channel director, Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ).
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities continue to increase as companies grow their digital footprints due to the massive amounts of data being generated, according to Equinix chief privacy officer Peter Waters.
Fixed wireless access subscriptions, both 4G and 5G, will reach 473 million globally by 2030, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research predicts, which means that it will service 36% of fixed broadband users across the globe.
Spending on security solutions and services in the Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan is forecast to grow 14% year-on-year in 2021, the technology analyst company IDC says.
Spending on IT in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan, is expected to grow by about 4.9% and reach US$924 million (A$1.2 billion) this year, and US$1 trillion by 2024, the technology analyst firm IDC says.
The use of artificial intelligence is growing in companies in the Asia-Pacific region, but it is mostly used in silos for isolated projects, the technology analyst firm IDC says.
The Asia-Pacific market, including Japan, saw very little movement of the traditional PC market in 2020, the technology analyst firm IDC says, adding that there was only a 0.3% increase year-on-year to take the total units shipped to 103.8 million.
Global payment technology vendor Mastercard has cut a deal with SAP Concur to provide a better expense and invoice management process to private and public sector firms in the Asia-Pacific region which conduct transactions with corporate cards.
Global cyber security firm Kaspersky has appointed an insider, Chris Connell, as managing director for its Asia-Pacific operations.
Global connectivity service provider Epsilon has appointed former Colt Tehnology Services executive Warren Aw as its new managing director, Asia-Pacific to lead its commercial strategy in the region.
Irish smart grid technology firm VIOTAS has set up operations in Melbourne to sell its demand response services to commercial and industrial electricity consumers in Australia.
The technology analyst firm IDC has predicted that more than 65% of firms in the Asia-Pacfic region will digitise operations between 2020 and 2023.
Shipments of smartphone accessories — wearable bands and true wireless stereo devices — are expected to exceed 200 million units and 350 million units respectively in 2021.
Global PC shipments in the third quarter of 2020 increased by 3.6%, totalling 7.14 million units, according to preliminary results released by the technology research firm Gartner.
Payment provider Mastercard has begun technical preparations for global expansion of the Click to Play online checkout, along with American Express, Discover and Visa.
Total technology industry deals worth US$34.4 billion were announced globally in April this year, according to a new report.
Global market intelligence firm IDC has downgraded its forecast for IT spending in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan and China (APEJC), from 5.2% growth, which it forecast in January, to 1.2% due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the region.
US phone company Vonage is opening a second Australian office as part of its continuing expansion throughout the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
Online retail sales in the Asia Pacific region are set to almost double in the five years from 2019, growing from US$1.3 trillion in 2018 to US$2.5 trillion in 2023, the American market research company Forrester says, adding that would represent a compound annual growth rate of 14% and account for 28% of global sales.
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