1,000 runners took time out from their weekday schedules to lace up and pound the trails at Gardens by the Bay (Silver Leaf) while taking part in the PCCW Global Charity Run 2017. With 100% of the proceeds being donated to Make-A-Wish Singapore, a total of SGD$50,000 was raised for the foundation. These funds will fulfill the wishes and dreams of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Read more: PCCW Global host hugely successful charity run in aid of Make-A-Wish Singapore

The organizer of Asia’s largest technology and digital media event has said the conference is specifically designed to help organizations and companies become ‘future-ready’ and ‘future-proof’ in order to adapt to the on-going digital transformation that he claims is the most critical component in Asia’s future.

Read more: CommunicAsia 2017 designed to help companies become ‘future-proof’ and ‘future-ready’

According to the latest IDC (International Data Corporation) Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker May 2017, the overall India Traditional PC shipment for Q1 2017 stood at 2.16 million units (i.e. quarter on quarter growth of 12.5 percent over Q4 2016 and year on year growth of 8.5 percent over Q1 2016).

Read more: India’s PC market bounces back due to strong notebook demand

CommunicAsia 2017: Minister for Communications and Information, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim has claimed that ‘Digitalization’ will power Singapore into its next phase of growth. Dr Ibrahim was delivering his keynote address at the Infocomm Media Business Exchange opening ceremony at CommunicAsia which was held in The Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore.

Read more: Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, “Digitalization will power Singapore into its next phase of growth”

China’s Lenovo Group announced results on Thursday May 25, for its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ended March 31, 2017. It was a year of significant transformation for Lenovo which made good progress in implementing and executing its new “three-wave strategy,” designed to meet the critical business challenges of today, while positioning the company for continued long-term profitable growth.

Read more: Lenovo Group reports Q4 profit despite ‘five quarters of decline’

On May 15, 2017, Ericsson signed an MoU with China Mobile’s Government and Enterprise Customers Branch and Mobike for a smart travel partnership under the “Belt and Road” framework. The partnership is a response to the government’s call for green travel and the “Belt and Road” initiative which aims to improve the overall service level of smart travel and drive the global collaboration and development of the bicycle-sharing industry.

Read more: Ericsson signs smart travel partnership in China

Huawei Technologies announced collaboration and partnerships with 20 key industry peers at this year's Huawei eco-Connect conference, held in conjunction with CommunicAsia 2017. The series of partnerships, announced over the course of the three-day trade conference from 23 to 25 May at Sands Expo & Convention Center, Singapore, reinforced Huawei's continued stronghold of the cloud ecosystem in the Southern ASEAN and Oceania region.

Read more: Huawei Reinforces Ecosystem Innovation and Leadership at CommunicAsia 2017

“In order to differentiate, telecommunications operators must address the trend of bringing connectivity to remote locations,” said Stephane Palomba, Vice President of Global Cellular Services at Speedcast as he spoke at CommunicAsia in Singapore today. During his presentation titled, ‘Growing the Potential of VSAT: Deep-diving on Cellular Backhaul Capabilities,’ Palomba described the growth opportunities presented by recent improvements in VSAT technology, including cellular backhaul capabilities.

Read more: CommunicAsia 2017 - “The future is rural for telecom operators looking to differentiate”

Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank in conjunction with its Saudi partners has announced that it has raised almost $100bn in pledges as part of its ongoing efforts to launch a major global fund for long-term, high-tech investments.

Read more: Japanese firm and Saudi Arabia raise $93bn for global high-tech investments

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