Maybank Eyes 20% Increase in Debit Card Billings in 2014
Apr30

Maybank Eyes 20% Increase in Debit Card Billings in 2014

April 30, 2014 (Wed): Malayan Banking Bhd expects its debit card billings to hit RM7 billion this year, increase 20 percent from RM5.7 billion in 2013 after the launch of Maybank Visa Platinum Debit card, The Star reported. The new Maybank Visa Platinum Debit card is the first Visa Debit Platinum card enabled with Visa payWave in the country. The payWave technology allows cardholders to make purchases by simply waving their Visa...

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Seagate Technology Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Apr30

Seagate Technology Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

April 30, 2014 (Wed): Seagate plc, a world leader in storage solutions, today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended March 28, 2014. For the third quarter, the Company reported revenue of approximately US $3.4 billion, gross margin of 28.2%, net income of US $395 million and diluted earnings per share of US $1.17. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes the net impact of certain items, Seagate reported...

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Fortinet Announces Full Support for AscenLink Product Line in Malaysia
Apr30

Fortinet Announces Full Support for AscenLink Product Line in Malaysia

April 30, 2014 (Wed): Fortinet, a world leader in high-performance network security – today announced that the post-sales support infrastructure for the AscenLink link load balancing products it recently acquired has been fully set up, and is ready to service new customers in Malaysia. Dato’ Seri George Chang, Fortinet’s Vice President for Southeast Asia & Hong Kong, said: “We are delighted that Fortinet’s...

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Thai Police Smashes ATM and Credit Card Skimming Syndicate
Apr30

Thai Police Smashes ATM and Credit Card Skimming Syndicate

April 30, 2014 (Wed): Thai Police has arrested five Malaysian suspects, aged between 22 and 35 in separate raids on Monday after received reports from France nationals about their cards were stolen in Hatyai over the past several months. The syndicate was reported allegedly drained 5 million baht from their victims’ accounts in Thailand. During the raids, Thai police had seized 732 forged credit cards, debits cards, laptops, skimmer...

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Star Shopping, a New Online Shopping Site by Star Media
Apr30

Star Shopping, a New Online Shopping Site by Star Media

April 30, 2014 (Wed): Star Publications (M) Berhad and ShopStylers Sdn Bhd have launched Star Shopping (http://shopping.thestar.com.my) that offering over 10,000 products from 50 brands with weekly update basis. “Looking at the positive growth of online shopping, this collaboration offers our huge base of The Star Online users the ability to discover, compare and buy products online,” Star Publications head of products (digital) Serm...

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Malaysian Businesses Look Forward To New GST System
Apr29

Malaysian Businesses Look Forward To New GST System

April 29, 2014 (Tue): PIKOM, the National ICT Association of Malaysia and the ‘Voice of ICT Industry’, today unveils some significant findings from its recent nationwide ‘GST Impact on Businesses’ Survey – carried out with the main purpose of identifying the market’s sentiments and readiness for the country’s impending Goods and Services (GST) system to be enforced on 1st April 2015. PIKOM’s Chairman, Cheah Kok Hoong shares that...

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ACB Teams Up with CyberSource to Enhance Online  Merchant Payment Services
Apr29

ACB Teams Up with CyberSource to Enhance Online Merchant Payment Services

April 29, 2014 (Tue): CyberSource, a Visa company and one of the world’s largest providers of eCommerce payment management services, today announced a partnership with one of Vietnam’s largest privately-held banks, Asia Commercial Bank (ACB).This partnership will enhance the bank’s capabilities in processing both local and global online payments. The agreement allows ACB to deploy CyberSource’s global payment gateway solution and...

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LINE Version 4.3.0 for Android Released
Apr29

LINE Version 4.3.0 for Android Released

April 29, 2014 (Tue): LINE is introducing its latest version for Android devices, version 4.3.0 that features several improvements including new sticker preview feature, recommended friends list and ability to turn off invitations and other messages from LINE family apps. Besides, the maximum number of members of a group has been increased from 100 to...

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Adyen: Mobile Web Payments Increase 66% in March 2014
Apr28

Adyen: Mobile Web Payments Increase 66% in March 2014

April 28, 2014 (Mon): According to the latest Adyen Global Mobile Payments Index, mobile web payments accounted for 20.2% (10.9% from smartphones and 9.3% from tablets) of all payment transactions on Adyen’s network worldwide in March more than 66% higher than March 2013. “Now that the majority of merchants worldwide are engaging with consumers via the mobile web, the paradigm has shifted from, ‘Will people actually...

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Oracle Launches New Virtual Compute Appliance
Apr28

Oracle Launches New Virtual Compute Appliance

April 28, 2014 (Mon): Oracle Corporation, the world’s leading IT solutions and services provider, today launches Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance X4-2 for application virtualization. The new release accelerates time-to-application use by enabling rapid, repeatable, full-stack virtual infrastructure deployment. Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance X4-2 is a “wire-once” engineered system that comes fully assembled and ready to run...

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