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StarHub buys controlling stake in Accel in cybersecurity boost

StarHub says it plans to acquire a 51 percent stake in Accel Systems & Technologies as part of efforts to boost its cybersecurity offerings. In an all-cash deal worth S$19.38 million (US$13.99 million), the deal was estimated to close by mid-June, subject to the fulfilment of terms and conditions. The Singapore telco added that it would the acquisition would enable… Read more →

Brazil slips in global open data ranking

Brazil slipped one position in a worldwide ranking that analyzed how governments in 115 countries used open data for accountability, innovation and social impact in 2016. According to the latest Open Data Barometer from the World Wide Web Foundation, released on Tuesday (23), Brazil now ranks 18th as governments worldwide are “slowing and stalling in their commitment to open data.”… Read more →

Here’s how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade

Everyone knows the free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended on July 29, 2016, right? That’s when Microsoft officially ended the Get Windows 10 program and, to the relief of many, stopped forcing the GWX tool onto the PCs of unsuspecting users who were perfectly happy with their current version of Windows and had no desire to upgrade. As of… Read more →