Articles By David Legard

Singapore ministry offers open-source alternative

Singapore ministry offers open-source alternative

Singapore's Ministry of Defence (MinDef) has moved away from a predominantly Microsoft Corp. desktop policy by installing the open-source OpenOffice...

October 22nd, 2004 David Legard
Vietnam edges along path towards 3G

Vietnam edges along path towards 3G

Vietnam's fast-growing mobile telephony market has moved a stage closer to deploying 3G (third-generation) technology after awarding a large contract...

September 30th, 2004 David Legard
UN organizes open-source software day across Asia

UN organizes open-source software day across Asia

The United Nations, through its International Open Source Network (IOSN) will organize the first annual Software Freedom Day on Saturday...

August 24th, 2004 David Legard
Reports: Open-source software alliance formed in China

Reports: Open-source software alliance formed in China

A number of Chinese software companies have joined forces with overseas vendors such as IBM Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co., Intel Corp...

August 10th, 2004 David Legard
First Windows CE virus emerges

First Windows CE virus emerges

A virus designed to demonstrate security holes in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows CE operating system but not to cause damage was...

July 18th, 2004 David Legard
Vietnam’s ICT market tops US$2B as Web use surges

Vietnam’s ICT market tops US$2B as Web use surges

Vietnam's information and communications technology (ICT) industry was worth US$2 billion over the last 12 months, 38 per cent higher...

July 6th, 2004 David Legard
COMMUNICASIA : SingTel scans regional market from space

COMMUNICASIA : SingTel scans regional market from space

Pursuing its goal of becoming a regional telecommunications and Internet service provider, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (SingTel) signed a deal Wednesday...

June 17th, 2004 David Legard
COMMUNICASIA : Infighting threatens China convergence

COMMUNICASIA : Infighting threatens China convergence

Vague regulations, overlapping responsibilities and infighting between different Chinese regulators are threatening the development of a potentially huge market combining...

June 17th, 2004 David Legard
COMMUNICASIA : Mobile telecoms driving India’s development

COMMUNICASIA : Mobile telecoms driving India’s development

Though China continues to be the main Asian focus for the world's telecommunication vendors, other Asian countries, India in particular,...

June 16th, 2004 David Legard
Singapore turns heavy artillery on spammers

Singapore turns heavy artillery on spammers

A comprehensive plan to combat unsolicited e-mail (spam) involving the participation of Singapore’s three main ISPs and a variety of...

June 16th, 2004 David Legard