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Japan colocation data centre outlook: report

According to a recent report released by Structure Research, the Toyko colocation data center market is projected to grow 7% in 2018, to $1.7 billion USD; and the Osaka market is expected to grow 6%, to $210 million USD. Japan represents one of the most expensive markets for data centers in the APAC region, with… Read More


CommBank Australia customers affected by data centre outage

Customers of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have encountered widespread difficulties with bank cards, mobile and online banking for over 24 hours. The issues are due to a data center failure, according to a statement from the bank. Customers were reportedly locked out of online and mobile banking accounts starting in the early morning on… Read More


Fortnite on Android at risk of malware

Fortnite players on Android devices are at risk of downloading malware infections to their phones, security experts have warned. This is due in part to Epic Games’ decision to bypass the Google Play Store and make the game available on their own website. Android devices are more susceptible to malware threats, with one study finding… Read More


Fatal fire in AWS Tokyo data centre

A data center in Tokyo was the site of a fatal fire, killing five and injuring 50. The data center is believed to belong to Amazon, as the latest AWS facility in the region. The building, which is located in the Tokyo suburb of Tama, caught fire at 1:45 PM on July 26, and continued… Read More


Blockchain-based eSport game launches presale

The world’s first blockchain-based eSport game, Gods Unchained, has begun presale of trading cards that are used in gameplay. The game uses a unique hybrid system, combining on-chain and off-chain activities to help reduce congestion on the blockchain network. Gods Unchained is a card-based battle game, similar to the IRL trading-card favorite ‘Magic: the Gathering.’… Read More



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