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Tencent constructs bomb-proof data centre in rural China mountain

Shenzhen-based Tencent Holdings, one of the largest technology companies in the world, is building out a data center inside a mountain in rural Guizhou. The new data center will house tens of thousands of servers and provide secure storage for WeChat data, among other Tencent data requirements. Construction on the Guian Seven Stars Data Centre… Read More

380,000 Hong Kong Broadband customer details leaked

Customers of Hong Kong Broadband Network were warned earlier this week that their personal details had been compromised by hackers. The details of 380,000 customers, including credit card information for more than 40,000 of those people, were taken from a database on Monday, the company said. Announcing that it had been breached on Wednesday, Hong… Read More

A test of patients: the challenges of healthcare IT

Ahead of his session at Data Centre World Asia, held in Hong Kong this May, Sylvester Wong, Senior Director IT at Fresenius Medical Care (FMC), spoke to The Stack about the challenges of IT requirements in healthcare, and his expectations for the industry in the future. Working in healthcare IT provides a unique set of challenges…. Read More

Can we have ethical artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence holds a unique place in our collective psychology. Endless imaginings of superintelligent machines and their impact on the human race have been created in films, books and even songs. Some of these versions are incredibly dark – the short story I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream tells of a frustrated hyper-intelligent… Read More

Flexenclosure continues APAC expansion with Philippines data centre

Flexenclosure, a Sweden-based creator of pre-fabricated data centre solutions, has secured a multi-million dollar contract to provide a full data centre facility for Globe Telecom in the Philippines. The data centre, which will be located on the island of Mindanao, is expected to be operational in Q3 2018. Construction has already begun in Sweden, where… Read More

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