Although the Olympics in host city Tokyo had no spectators, this did not dampen the mood of the historic event: digital cheers and engagement poured in for athletes around the world were at an all time high, double the number of users during Rio 2016.
Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo has appointed Amar Babu to lead the company’s business in the Asia Pacific region, including Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand, and India/South Asia.
Australia and New Zealand rental electric scooter operator Neuron Mobility has further expanded globally with the launch of a fleet of its safety-first e-scooters in the Korean capital of Seoul.
UK-based Macquarie Green Investment Group (GIG) and French global energy company Total have signed a series of agreements to co-develop an initial 2.3 GW portfolio of floating offshore wind projects in Korea.
Unified communications vendor Avaya has appointed 14-year company veteran Sami Ammous to Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific, responsible for managing its operations in Australia and New Zealand, ASEAN, Japan and Korea.
Korean crypto payments startup Human Plus has signed an exclusive business agreement with telecommunications services provider and merchant terminal company KIS Information Communications which it says will allow its payment solution to be implemented at 420,000 locations in the Seoul area alone - and to expand and diversify its services nationally across Korea.
South Korean telco KT — formerly known as Korea Telecom — has awarded Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson a 5G commercial contract to enable the nationwide launch of commercial 5G services in South Korea starting early in April 2019.
Asian tech giants NEC and Samsung Electronics have formed a partnership aimed at strengthening their next-generation technology portfolios, including 5G.
Japan's NEC Corporation and the Southeast Asia-Japan 2 consortium (SJC2) have signed an agreement for the former to build a high-performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan.
The number of mobile users adopting NFC ticketing will exceed 375 million by 2022, up from an estimated 122 million globally in 2017, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
LG U+ and Huawei have successfully completed "Dual-Connectivity" technology verification during a 5G field test in the South Korean capital of Seoul.
When new phones launch, there’s always intrigue as to what problems will emerge, be it Samsung, Apple, Google or anyone else.
Hisense has rolled out its own range of affordable yet stunning 4K televisions, using ULED technology and its F1 Red Bull sponsorship to capture public imagination - and sales.
The New South Wales Government has signalled it will bring in strong legislation to require government agencies to share real-time data with its new, whole-of-government Data Analytics Centre (DAC).
Ruckus Wirless has boosted plans for growth in the Asia Pacific region with the appointment of a new regional business development chief.
The ITU (International Telegraph Union) has announced an official roadmap for 5G mobile development and defined a new standard for its vision. Although the ITU has released few actual details, widespread reports say that 5G means up to 20Gbps speeds, a 5G Olympics, IoT advances and more.
The growing risk of cyber threats to companies around the world is being ignored by employees who visit ‘inappropriate’ websites like porn sites while they are at work.
Security vendor FireEye has appointed former Symantec senior sales executive Eric Hoh as the first president of its Asia Pacific Japan business.
Technology products and services company Zebra Technologies has strengthened its Asia Pacific operation with the appointment of six new regional directors for the region, including Australia.
Orange Business Services has a new Asia Pacific chief with the appointment of industry veteran Dr Patrick Sim as Senior Vice President for the region.
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