Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced that SportsFlow is among the top-ranked apps on Google Play Store’s Free Sports Apps Category. The SportsFlow app is the top ranked free sports app in Singapore, and number 2 in Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines and number 3 in Thailand. SportsFlow was launched in September 2013 at the inaugural Sports Matters conference...

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Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have discovered that PC gamers around the globe were hit by a massive number of attacks in 2013. Currently, Kaspersky Lab knows 4.6 million pieces of malware which focus on gaming, with the total number of attacks facing gamers reaching 11.7 million globally. On average, users were hit by 34,000 attacks from gaming malware every...

Posted on Dec 19 2013 - 9:37am by Upgrade Staff
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PLDT ALPHA Enterprise, the corporate business arm of PLDT, unveils the new PLDT Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS). PLDT Cloud PaaS now gives enterprises the ability to develop and deliver various applications with ease. Enterprise developers can begin creating their applications in a standard Web browser using pre-built templates, significantly reducing development...

The proliferation of mobile devices is providing cyber criminals with additional launch points for targeted attacks, spurring demand for mobile endpoint protection solutions globally.  Hackers are able to gain access or control of mobile devices via malicious software (malware), while mobile applications (apps) on the device can perform unwanted, high-risk actions.  This jeopardizes the safety of sensitive data stored on the device, as it can be lost or stolen.  With the ubiquity of mobile devices and trends such as bring your own device...

Maybank uses laptops and desktops for processing requests, planning and testing programs, and operating applications. Any technology malfunction can result in data loss and have negative impact on customer confidence. To achieve its goal of increasing its branches to 200 by year 2018, Maybank needed a cost-friendly and reliable hardware system. Having grappled with...

In the next five years, everything will learn – driven by a new era of cognitive systems where machines will learn, reason and engage with us in a more natural and personalized way, according to IBM’s eighth annual “IBM 5 in 5″– a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years. These innovations are beginning to emerge enabled by cloud computing, big data analytics and learning technologies all coming together, with the appropriate privacy and...

To help customers harness the employee productivity gains Dropbox offers while maintaining IT control and visibility of data, Dell will be offering Dropbox for Business through its sales organization so customers can provide their employees with a secure enterprise file sharing and collaboration solution along with their new Dell products. Dell now offers Dropbox...

Asia’s largest ICT industry event, CommunicAsia2014 and EnterpriseIT2014 together will feature new elements with three refreshed thematic clusters ‘NXT’: NXT Connected Services, NXT Cities and NXT Enterprises. This comes at a time when consumers and businesses in the region are actively exploring innovations in connectivity and mobility, as well as evolving...

Globe Telecom has announced it is now offering the iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular and iPad mini with Retina display with Wi-Fi + Cellular. The iPad Air 16GB is available for as low as P1,624 monthly at Plan 499 with P1,125 monthly cashout over a 24-month contract period, which already includes 85 hours of LTE surfing, 20 hours more than its competitor’s offer. Meanwhile, the 32GB variant is available for as low as P1,790 monthly at Plan 499 with P1,291 monthly cashout over a 24-month contract period, also bundled with 85 hours of LTE...

Smart Communications, Inc. is now offering the Wi-Fi+cellular models of both the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with Retina display under a range of data plans. The 16GB versions of both the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina display are available for Php1,499 a month under a two-year contract.  On the other hand, the 32GB versions of both iPads are available for Php1,699. There is a one-time fee of Php1,000 for those getting the iPad Mini with Retina display regardless of capacity, while the iPad Air has a one-time fee of Php5,000. All plans...