Bangkok Bank to Acquire Merchants for Diners Club in Thailand
May31

Bangkok Bank to Acquire Merchants for Diners Club in Thailand

May 31, 2014 (Sat): Diners Club International Ltd., a business unit of Discover Financial Services and part of the Discover Global Network, has entered an agreement with Bangkok Bank, allowing the bank to acquire merchant for accepting Diners Club International, Discover, BC Global, DinaCard and RuPay cards in Thailand. “By opening up our Discover Global Network to Bangkok Bank’s extensive merchant network, we are...

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Seagate to Acquire LSI’s Flash Businesses from Avago
May30

Seagate to Acquire LSI’s Flash Businesses from Avago

May 30, 2014 (Fri): Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, and Avago Technologies Limited, a leading semiconductor device supplier to the enterprise storage, wired, wireless and industrial end markets, today announced that they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement under which Seagate will acquire the assets of LSI’s Accelerated Solutions Division (“ASD”) and Flash Components Division (“FCD”)...

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Skype Offers Free Worldwide Calls to Mobiles and Landlines for a Month
May30

Skype Offers Free Worldwide Calls to Mobiles and Landlines for a Month

May 30, 2014 (Fri): Skype is offering its users unlimited calling free for a month worth US$13.99 (RM44.98). Under the campaign, Skype users able to make unlimited calls to mobiles in 8 countries / regions and landlines in 63 countries / regions.

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MLM Company Rorine Will Launch Its eCommerce Website
May30

MLM Company Rorine Will Launch Its eCommerce Website

May 30, 2014 (Fri): Rorine International Holdings Sdn Bhd expects its e-commerce website will be launched on May 31, 2014, the Rakyat Post reported. According to the report, the website is in collaboration with SMI Association of Malaysia to showcase products from small and medium sized enterprises that are registered under the association.

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Online Shopping Site SimbaDeals launched in Canada
May30

Online Shopping Site SimbaDeals launched in Canada

May 30, 2014 (Fri): DoMark International Inc., a leading technology and e-commerce company has launched its shopping website, SimbaDeals.ca for Canadians. SimbaDeals allows retailers sign up at no cost other than commissions paid on sales generated by the site traffic. For media owners, they will receive a split of the commission for dring traffic to retailers. According to DoMark, Walmart, Sears Canada Inc. (SCC), Home Depot (HD),...

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Largest ICT Expo in Sarawak Comes Back This July
May30

Largest ICT Expo in Sarawak Comes Back This July

May 30, 2014 (Fri): Kuching Computer Business Association (KCBA) is organizing Sarawak’s largest ICT Expo 2014 Kuching from July 4 until July 6 for the first time in CityOne shopping mall’s Trade and Exhibition Centre. The event will features services from Telekom Malaysia such as HyppTV, Unify broadband services as well as variety of smartphones and tablets from brands such as Acer, Asus, Samsung, Lenovo and Sony. Members of public...

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BSN Launches Batman Visa Debit Card
May29

BSN Launches Batman Visa Debit Card

May 29, 2014 (Thu): Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) launched its Batman Visa Debit Card in conjunction with Warner Bros’ 75th celebration of the superhero character. The new card supports Visa payWave and offers a five percent cash back for online transactions and a 0.5 percent unlimited rebate for any transactions. BSN is targeting to issue 300,000 Batman Visa Debit Card within the first four months and expects its debit transactions...

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Orange Launches ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 Smartphone Across Africa & Middle East
May29

Orange Launches ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 Smartphone Across Africa & Middle East

May 29, 2014 (Thu): Orange launched the martphone,  an affordable, feature-packed smartphone that will rapidly bring the benefits of the mobile internet to consumers across Africa and the Middle East. This launch follows the successful launch by Orange of the original ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, which sold nearly 250,000 units across 6 months, rapidly becoming the most popular smartphone in Orange shops...

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Children and the Internet: the Problem of Undesirable Content
May29

Children and the Internet: the Problem of Undesirable Content

May 29, 2014 (Thu): Every year more and more children go online. Most parents are perfectly aware that there are sites that contain pornography, show images of violence, promote drug taking, and show other undesirable content. However, not every parent can imagine which particular categories of such undesirable sites children tend to visit most, or how often. So Kaspersky Lab decided to find out by analyzing the Internet search...

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Amazon Introduces Collectible Coins Store
May29

Amazon Introduces Collectible Coins Store

May 29, 2014 (Thu): Amazon launched the Collectible Coins store (www.amazon.com/collectiblecoins), a marketplace that gives customers direct access to more than 10,000 unique U.S. coins from over 75 industry-leading dealers showcasing a wide variety of professionally graded and authenticated coins. The store will be one of the largest online destinations to discover and purchase graded U.S. coins as well as collectible, rare and...

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