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How AI can help solve the ‘fake news’ problem

AI's role in the “fake news” phenomenon is very exaggerated, but AI can help address the misinformation manipulation now so prevalent

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EU plans special tax on digital services revenue

The European Union plans to make cross-border digital service providers pay tax in the countries where they do business, a move that will affect not just Google and Facebook but European companies too.

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The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year — and the top 10 challengers

Find out which vendors are rising and which are falling in Everest Group’s third annual outsourcing vendor rankings. Plus, the analyst firm ranks the top challengers that are winning business away from the biggest IT services brands.

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California eyes 'right to repair' smartphone law, may join 17 other states

California could join a growing number of states seeking to enact "Right to Repair" laws that let consumers take smartphones and other devices to third-party repair shops or fix them at home without voiding warranties.

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9 IT outsourcing mistakes to avoid

A number of common — and costly — pitfalls persist, when it comes to engaging an IT service provider. Here’s how to ensure your IT outsourcing engagements achieve their intended results.

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Customer satisfaction key to digital transformation success

Cloud and enterprise mobility capabilities make it easier for people to be very mobile while at the same time have simplified access to more information than ever before.

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Why the sharing economy in Malaysia is taking off

Traditional cultural behaviours such as pooling and sharing resources and services have become transformed by technology into potential new business models.

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Why the top 4 IT priorities in 2018 are faster, smarter, in memory, in cloud

CIO Asia asked Lenovo’s top Asia IT partners what they foresee as the top trends in enterprise IT in 2018.

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Meet 'Sawtooth,' a new modular platform for building enterprise blockchains

Hyperledger, an open-source community hosted by the Linux Foundation that develops blockchain technology for enterprise use, has unveiled its second modular platform.

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Unlocking insights for sustainable development in ASEAN

Researchers around the world are in broad agreement that the size of the digital universe will double every two years at least.

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The scandals of IT: Tech's year-long bumpy ride

From sexism and racism on social media to influence peddling at Samsung and the Wild West world of distasteful YouTube videos, 2017 left a bad taste for many. Here's a look at eight tech industry scandals that burst into view.

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MDEC 2018: What lies ahead for Digital Malaysia’s re-domiciling initiative?

As more tech-industry companies arise within or move to Malaysia, they want to know the talent they need is there and how to find it.

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How Microsoft can win the upcoming collaboration wars

Its product lineup is confusing at best, but it could still come to dominate this emerging market.

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The future of ERP is AI

Despite cultural barriers and legacy tech, AI is poised to take over ERP functions, with ERP vendors adding new machine learning features and enterprises keen to investigate.

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Machine learning for the layman, beginners, the curious and non-experts

As a rule of thumb, machine learning is a subset of AI. And another form of highly specialised machine learning called deep learning is a subset of machine learning.

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4 business applications for natural language processing

Four natural language processing business applications being developed today that we’ll all use tomorrow.

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2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

It's been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the IT industry, with a number of billion-dollar deals that did happen, or may yet do so. There's been action in cloud services, storage, microprocessors and transport. Here's our...

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Blockchain pilots show big-business promise

The much-hyped, little-understood distributed ledger technology takes aim at big business, with promising pilot programs and rising demand for blockchain skills, though security and buy-in questions remain.

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Malaysian millennials win the ASEAN Data Science Explorers competition

Participants were encouraged to harness the power of data to come up with impactful and constructive insights that can lead to innovative solutions to societal problems.

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What is the H-1B visa? Requirements, processes and FAQs

The H-1B visa allows U.S. employers to hire foreign professionals to work in the U.S. when qualified Americans cannot be found. Here are the requirements, processes and latest changes for this controversial nonimmigrant hiring...

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