Reducing software piracy by 10 percent in Singapore would create close to 2,000 new high-tech jobs, US$520 million in new economic activity, and US$128 million in new taxes by 2013, according to a study by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and IDC.
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The healthy demand for entry-level LCDs has hugely contributed to the steady growth of the monitor market in the region, according to the IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker report.
Finnish phone giant Nokia has announced its e-mail service Ovi Mail has hit the one million accounts in the space of just over six months.
A group of surveyed small and medium businesses (SMBs) from the region lack basic security and storage measures, said information security vendor Symantec.
The content management software market in the Asia Pacific region could be worth US$362 million by 2012, according to a study from research firm IDC.
Education, health care, economic development and communications are the four key areas people should apply their technology to, according to Intel Chairman Craig Barrett.
The Asia Pacific region's virtualization software and services market will by 42 per cent, to reach US$1.35 billion by 2010, according to Springboard Research.