Intel Malaysia Launched Systems Cloud for University (SC4U) Program to  Help University Students Bridge Gap in Learning
Apr12

Intel Malaysia Launched Systems Cloud for University (SC4U) Program to Help University Students Bridge Gap in Learning

 12 May 2021 (MY) – Intel Malaysia in collaboration with Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) and CREST today announced a new initiative to help universities student to get a step closer to their normal learning experience through the launch of Systems Cloud for University, or SC4U today. YB Datuk Seri M. Saravanan, Minister of Human Resources launched the program and Eric Chan, Vice President of Internet of...

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Kaspersky Protects Over 9,000 Clients from Malware Attacks via Infected Marketplace App
Apr12

Kaspersky Protects Over 9,000 Clients from Malware Attacks via Infected Marketplace App

 12 April 2021 (MY) – Kaspersky experts have found malicious code in version 3.17.18 for the official client of the APKPure app store. To date, products belonging to 9,380 Kaspersky users have detected and blocked the threat. According to the researchers, the code was found in the advertising library of the application. The code likely appeared there because of the app developers’ partnership with an unscrupulous...

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Nium Team Up with Travelex to Boost Digital Remittance Offering for Asia Pacific
Apr12

Nium Team Up with Travelex to Boost Digital Remittance Offering for Asia Pacific

 12 April 2021 (MY) – Travelex, the world’s leading foreign exchange brand, has partnered with advanced global payments platform Nium to extend digital remittance services to their users. Now live in Australia and Singapore, the digital remittance offering (“Travelex International Money Transfer”) will be serviced by Nium’s global payment rails and real-time payment capabilities, enabling Travelex...

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Visa Expands Global Money Movement Capabilities Beyond the Card with Visa Direct Payouts
Apr07

Visa Expands Global Money Movement Capabilities Beyond the Card with Visa Direct Payouts

 7 April 2021 (MY) – Visa has announced the expansion of Visa Direct, a real-time1 push payments platform, with the introduction of Visa Direct Payouts. The new solution allows Visa’s clients and partners around the world to use a single point of connection to push payments to eligible cards for domestic payouts, and eligible cards and/or accounts for cross-border payments. “As digital commerce accelerates, Visa is...

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E-commerce a Covid Lifeline for Retailers with Additional RM3,720 Billion Spent Online Globally
Apr07

E-commerce a Covid Lifeline for Retailers with Additional RM3,720 Billion Spent Online Globally

 7 April 2021 (MY) – As Covid-19 kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Recovery Insights report, this amounted to an additional US$900 billion (about RM3,720 billion) being spent in retail online around the world in 2020. Put another way: in 2020, e-commerce made up roughly US$1 out of every US$5 spent on retail,...

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Malaysians Look Forward to More Digital Citizen Services, But Expect Government to Raise Personal Digital Literacy Levels
Apr07

Malaysians Look Forward to More Digital Citizen Services, But Expect Government to Raise Personal Digital Literacy Levels

 7 April 2021 (MY) – Malaysia is reaping the benefits of a digitally-enabled citizenry with more Malaysians embracing digital engagements with the Government, according to VMware, Inc. In the new VMware Digital Frontiers 3.0 Study, 45% of respondents indicated that they are happy to interact digitally with the Malaysian government, a positive step towards the country’s vision of growing its digital economy and becoming the...

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Intel Launches Its Most Advanced Performance Data Center Platform
Apr07

Intel Launches Its Most Advanced Performance Data Center Platform

 7 April 2021 (MY) – Intel today launched its most advanced, highest performance data center platform optimized to power the industry’s broadest range of workloads — from the cloud to the network to the intelligent edge. New 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors (code-named “Ice Lake”) are the foundation of Intel’s data center platform, enabling customers to capitalize on some of the most significant business opportunities...

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Cybercriminals Deploy Pandemic, Vaccine Themes To Target Banks, Cryptocurrency Exchanges In SEA
Mar20

Cybercriminals Deploy Pandemic, Vaccine Themes To Target Banks, Cryptocurrency Exchanges In SEA

 20 March 2021 (MY) – COVID. Codes. Cash. What do they have in common? Cybercriminals. In a virtual media conference, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky unmasked the latest cyberthreats banking and financial services industry should be on guard against, as the pandemic continues in Southeast Asia (SEA). Kaspersky’s cybersecurity expert noted the main trends witnessed in the cyberspace last year, and will continue in...

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Tookitaki Releases Whitepaper on Successful Deployment of AI-powered Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Solution in Production; with Contribution from Celent
Mar19

Tookitaki Releases Whitepaper on Successful Deployment of AI-powered Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Solution in Production; with Contribution from Celent

 19 March 2021 (SG) – Tookitaki, which provides Compliance Platform as a Service (CPaaS) to global financial institutions, today announced the release of their whitepaper, titled “Powering the Next Generation of AML Technology with AI”, with contribution from Celent. The whitepaper introduces Tookitaki’s Anti-Money Laundering Suite (AMLS) Smart Alert Management module, which saw an improvement of 12x in...

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Western Union Wins FinTech Breakthrough Award for “Consumer Payments Innovation”
Mar19

Western Union Wins FinTech Breakthrough Award for “Consumer Payments Innovation”

 19 March 2021 (MY) – The Western Union Company, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today was named winner of the “Consumer Payments Innovation Award” in the fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards for 2021. The company’s innovative cross-border money transfer solution was awarded for its ‘plug and play’ technology used by a growing number of financial institutions to offer...

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