The annual Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Weekend for Asia Pacific countries took place on 5-8 October 2016 in Bali, Indonesia, and gathered industry professionals with the aim of raising awareness about cybersecurity issues, highlighting the current IT threats affecting the region and sharing advice on how to mitigate them. Special attention was paid to financial threats that are on the rise globally and in APAC, posing a high risk to organizations and individuals.
The strongest female character on “Game of Thrones” is returning for Season 7. Lynna Mormont, played by pre-teen actress Bella Ramsey, is going to be a formidable force when Jon Snow and Sansa Stark embarks on a war for their claim of the Iron Throne.
Not everyone may think that the Philippines is one country that is living in a precarious unavoidable situation due to climate change. The past decade had been a harrowing experience of the country being successively battered by extreme weather events, strong typhoons now beyond the scale of normal, droughts that are becoming extraordinary due to magnitude and prolongation. Many of those victims have still not recovered their normal lives. The loss and damage are extremely unbearable.
Plantronics EncorePro series sets new standards for Contact Centre headset performance and management
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) announced at Avaya ENGAGE two new families of headset solutions engineered to meet the evolving needs of customer service centers. The new EncorePro 500/700 Digital Series and EncorePro 500/700 USB Series are designed for intensive phone users. They deliver the same superior audio quality, all-day comfort and reliability for which the Plantronics EncorePro family is known, with the addition of advanced features for better insights and management. When managed by Plantronics Manager Pro, a separate software subscription service, they become a part of a fully integrated headset management solution to help reduce costs, improve metrics and provide insights about the health of the center.
From Justin Bieber to Shawn Mendes, cover songs have helped spark the careers of many great artists. MTV International’s competition MTV Cover of the Month calls on fans across 120+ international markets to showcase their talent by asking them to cover a specific song each month, with the opportunity to highlight their talent on MTV. For now till 23 October, fans are invited to submit covers for Lukas Graham’s smash hit “7 Years”, a Best Song nominee for the 2016 MTV EMA. The fan who claims the title of winner of the year*, selected by a panel of MTV International judges, will get their own music video produced with and promoted by MTV, which will be rotated across the network’s worldwide music hours. View/embed Lukas Graham’s video shout out HERE.
“Black Mirror” returns to television for a third season on Netflix. All six episodes of “Black Mirror” Season 3 will be available on the streaming site beginning Friday, Oct. 21. The show, created by Charlie Brooker for U.K. television, was critically-acclaimed and award-winning.
Hugh Jackman finally revealed the official title of the latest Wolverine movie as “Logan” along with a teaser poster showing his bruised claw held by a much smaller hand.
Every October for the past twenty-four years MEGA SHOW has showcased the extraordinary expansion of Asian manufacturing, the skill and expertise demonstrated by the producers, and has reflected global trends in the purchasing and supply of consumer retail products industries for international buyers. This year, with just under 4000 suppliers from twenty-six countries over seven trading days MEGA SHOW is the definitive centre of global sourcing based in the best Asian city for business, Hong Kong.
‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Stops Filming Episodes Following Robbery Attack On Kim Kardashian In France
E! is putting the filming of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” on hold. The decision comes after Kim Kardashian was robbed in her hotel room during a trip to Paris, France.
October 2016: A new report from the Workforce Analytics Institute (WAI), a partnership between The Conference Board and Mercer, titled Deciphering Labor and Skill Shortages in Asia with Workforce Analytics, states that emerging economies in the region face a severe lack of supply of skilled labor in the near and medium term on account of less-than-adequate skills-based education and changing workforce demographics despite the availability of large working-age populations.