The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that it would be delaying the approval of Google’s proposed acquisition of Fitbit, after competition concerns surfaced in November of last year following Google’s purchase.

Read more: Australian consumer watchdog investigates concerns over Google acquisition

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has enabled aged care and disability support provider Feros Care to provide video telehealth solutions to its clients powered by Vonage. 

Read more: Vonage empowers telehealth for aged care via innovative video solutions

Singtel and UOB Asset Management (UOBAM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to offer dynamic and personalised robo-advisory investment solutions to individual investors through Singtel’s Dash mobile wallet.

Read more: Singtel, UOBAM partnership leverages technology to provide investment solutions

Micron Technology, Inc. and Tata Communications announced they are joining forces to create a worldwide cellular-enabled connectivity solution that will simplify and accelerate largescale global deployment of internet of things (IoT) devices.

Read more: Tata Communications, Micron Technology prioritize global deployment of IoT devices

The initial SSMS launch with Vega – Flight VV16 – was performed last month, fully proving the viability of Arianespace’s latest capability for orbiting small satellites. This inaugural SSMS launch was supported by the European Space Agency and the European Union, deploying 50-plus satellites for 21 commercial and institutional customers.

Read more: Arianespace unveils new opportunities on Vega launcher

StarHub Mobile Prepaid customers can now easily send money to family and friends across a large footprint of over 40 countries in as quickly as a day through the StarHub Prepaid app, which now comes integrated with digital remittance in partnership with Singapore fintech and licensed Major Payment Institution Pay2Home.

Read more: StarHub introduces new prepaid app for customer convenience and transparency

The event of Working Together to Drive New Value - FusionServer Pro V6 Launch held by Huawei was broadcast live globally. This event saw the official launch of the Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V6, the latest member to the FusionServer Pro product family. This is a showpiece product that displays a perfect combination of innovation and superior performance. It is built on Huawei's commitment to industry partnerships for a prosperous computing industry and marks a significant step to the rapid digital transformation of industries.

Read more: Huawei, Intel join forces to unveil latest FusionServer Pro product

Today’s announcement comes as worldwide demand for cloud computing has skyrocketed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 6.3% in 2020 to total $257.9 billion, up from $242.7 billion in 2019. “When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, there were a few initial hiccups but cloud ultimately delivered exactly what it was supposed to,” said Sid Nag, research vice president at Gartner. “It responded to increased demand and catered to customers’ preference of elastic, pay-as-you-go consumption models.”

Read more: Accenture Cloud First launches with $3 billion investment

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