• Taiwan banking sector stable, says Moody’s

    Taiwanese banks have shown steady performance across key credit metrics, giving the industry a broadly stable outlook, according to Moody’s Investors Service. The international ratings agency based its analysis on the banks’ earnings results last year. Moody’s said loan growth in Taiwanese banks averaged 5.1% in 2018 compared to 4.7% in 2017, mainly due to corporate demand for working capital and mortgage loans, and to consumer lending for individuals. The agency said it predicts a stable loan growth of around 5% in 2019 on the assumption…

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    Airline Warns of Measles After Flight Attendant Falls Ill

    Airline Warns of Measles After Flight Attendant Falls Ill

    03:19 Apr 19, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    The woman is in a coma after contracting the disease, and passengers on a flight from J.F.K. to Tel Aviv are told to watch for symptoms.

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    Fujitsu completes design of exascale supercomputer, promises to productize it

    Fujitsu completes design of exascale supercomputer, promises to productize it

    02:37 Apr 19, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Software

    Fujitsu and Japanese research institute Riken announced the design for the post-K supercomputer, to be launched in 2021, is complete and that they will productize the design for sale later this year.The…

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    Cisco warns WLAN controller, 9000 series router and IOS/XE users to patch urgent security holes

    Cisco warns WLAN controller, 9000 series router and IOS/XE users to patch urgent security holes

    00:24 Apr 19, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Software

    Cisco this week issued 31 security advisories but directed customer attention to “critical” patches for its IOS and IOS XE Software Cluster Management and IOS software for Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers.…

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    Extreme 5G network research gets funding

    Extreme 5G network research gets funding

    21:30 Apr 18, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Software

    Wireless transmission at data rates of around 45 gigabits per second could one day be commonplace, some engineers say. “Fiber-in-air” is how the latest variant of 5G infrastructure is being described.…

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    Most data center workers happy with their jobs -- despite the heavy demands

    Most data center workers happy with their jobs -- despite the heavy demands

    20:09 Apr 18, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    A survey conducted by Informa Engage and Data Center Knowledge finds data center workers overall are content with their job, so much so they would encourage their children to go into that line of work…

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    Startup MemVerge combines DRAM and Optane into massive memory pool

    Startup MemVerge combines DRAM and Optane into massive memory pool

    23:24 Apr 17, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    A startup called MemVerge has announced software to combine regular DRAM with Intel’s Optane DIMM persistent memory into a single clustered storage pool and without requiring any changes to applications.MemVerge…

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    Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play

    Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play

    21:30 Apr 17, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris explores how the game embodies political and social changes in Africa, the Middle East and beyond.

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    Israel Invokes Anti-Boycott Law to Order Human Rights Worker Deported

    Israel Invokes Anti-Boycott Law to Order Human Rights Worker Deported

    06:50 Apr 17, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    The case, involving a Human Rights Watch worker, tests the boundaries of criticism and protest in Israel. The advocacy group will appeal to Israel’s Supreme Court.

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    El-Sisi Could Stay in Power Until 2030 Under Egypt Plan

    El-Sisi Could Stay in Power Until 2030 Under Egypt Plan

    02:24 Apr 17, 2019 GMT +8 - New York Times Middle East

    The vote was seen by critics as another step back to authoritarianism, eight years after a pro-democracy uprising ended Hosni Mubarak’s three-decade rule.

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    How to identify duplicate files on Linux

    How to identify duplicate files on Linux

    02:22 Apr 16, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Software

    Identifying files that share disk space relies on making use of the fact that the files share the same inode — the data structure that stores all the information about a file except its name and content.…

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    5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

    5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

    12:30 Apr 15, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    A growing number of enterprises are pulling selected applications out of the cloud and returning them to their brick-and-mortar data centers. Cloud repatriation is gaining momentum as enterprises realize…

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    Google partners with Intel, HPE and Lenovo for hybrid cloud

    Google partners with Intel, HPE and Lenovo for hybrid cloud

    03:25 Apr 11, 2019 GMT +8 - Network World - Data Centre

    Still struggling to get its Google Cloud business out of single-digit marketshare, Google this week introduced new partnerships with Lenovo and Intel to help bolster its hybrid cloud offerings, both built…

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