Avatars on WhatsApp
Dec09

Avatars on WhatsApp

  WhatsApp has rolled out avatars for its users as a new personalized way to express themselves. Avatar is a digital version of you that can be created from billions of combinations of diverse hair styles, facial features, and outfits. On WhatsApp you can now use your personalized avatar as your profile photo or choose from one of 36 custom stickers reflecting many different emotions and actions. Sending an avatar is a fast and...

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Ericsson and DNB Achieve New World Record For Long-Distance Speed With mmwave, Paving The Way For High-Speed Rural Connectivity
Dec07

Ericsson and DNB Achieve New World Record For Long-Distance Speed With mmwave, Paving The Way For High-Speed Rural Connectivity

  Ericsson and Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) recently achieved a world record distance for Gigabit speeds over Malaysia’s 5G network that will pave the way for high-quality, affordable and high-speed connectivity. The test, conducted over the 28GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) frequency, achieved a peak throughput of 1Gbps at a record distance of 11.18km from a radio antenna in Butterworth, Penang to a point off the island. The new...

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Epson Relaunches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Arctic Greening
Dec07

Epson Relaunches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Arctic Greening

  Global technology firm Epson has continued its efforts for the second successive year to increase awareness of global warming, with a new campaign focused on the issue of Arctic greening, and how businesses and consumers can take more action to reduce their environmental impact. The campaign builds on Epson’s previous campaign produced by National Geographic CreativeWorks. Last year’s campaign won a Webby Award as the People’s...

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MDEC Announces Glow Aspirasi To Fortify Sharing Economy And Support For Digital Freelancers
Jul27

MDEC Announces Glow Aspirasi To Fortify Sharing Economy And Support For Digital Freelancers

  Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, today announced the Global Online Workforce (GLOW) Aspirasi programme for 2022, an initiative to continue supporting Malaysians to become competitive digital freelancers on a global platform. GLOW Aspirasi is a distinct programme that echoes GLOW, the main programme that was introduced in 2016, and focuses on providing intensive training and...

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Second Volume of Asia Lifestyle Consumer Profile Released
Jul20

Second Volume of Asia Lifestyle Consumer Profile Released

  Asia’s leading brand distributor and operator Bluebell Group released today the second volume of the “Asia Lifestyle Consumer Profile”. Based on an Asia-wide survey covering 2,100 premium lifestyle consumers across 6 markets – Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia (Singapore and Malaysia) – the study outlines five leading consumer personas and sheds light on evolving...

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Kaspersky Safe Kids Certified By AV-Comparatives For Protecting Children From Adult Content
Jul13

Kaspersky Safe Kids Certified By AV-Comparatives For Protecting Children From Adult Content

Kaspersky Safe Kids for Windows has received an ‘Approved’ certificate from AV-Comparatives, the independent testing organization, for its ability to protect kids from pornographic content. According to test results, Kaspersky Safe Kids blocked 98.6% of adult websites. For the second year in a row, this was the only parental control solution out of those submitted that could reach the certification requirements. In order to be...

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Palo Alto Networks Bolsters Its Cloud Native Security Offerings With Out-of-Band WAAS
Jun26

Palo Alto Networks Bolsters Its Cloud Native Security Offerings With Out-of-Band WAAS

  Over the last two years, organizations have expanded their use of cloud environments by more than 25%. Many are now struggling to manage the technical complexity of cloud migration, including the ability to secure their applications across the entire application development lifecycle. Palo Alto Networks, a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Workload Security, Q1 2022, has announced the addition of Out-of-Band Web Application...

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60 Percent Employees In Malaysia Would Prefer Flexibility Over A Four-Day Work Week
Jun21

60 Percent Employees In Malaysia Would Prefer Flexibility Over A Four-Day Work Week

  As the idea of a four-day work week continues to gain traction across Southeast Asia, new Qualtrics research reveals 60% of full-time employees in the region would prefer the flexibility to work whenever they want over one less day at work (37%). For workers in Malaysia, the preference for flexibility was slightly greater, with 62% opting for it over a shorter work week (48%).  Flexibility is also a bigger driver of retention...

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Malaysian Children Likes to Use YouTube the Most
May20

Malaysian Children Likes to Use YouTube the Most

  New data from Kaspersky shows that Malaysian children are big consumer of video content.  As of 1 March, this year, YouTube app on Android top the chart with 35.65%. WhatsApp ranked the second with 16.21%, followed by TikTok with 12.32%. Video content remains Malaysian children favorite, as per the data shows for the top three Android apps frequently used by them, with YT Kids, a special app for children, at 6.08%. Kaspersky...

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Intel Appoints Alexis Crowell as Asia Territory Leader
Apr11

Intel Appoints Alexis Crowell as Asia Territory Leader

  Intel Corporation has appointed Alexis Crowell as Managing Director for the Asia Territory, which includes Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Alexis is also a Vice President in Intel’s Sales, Marketing and Communications Group. Based in Singapore, Crowell will look to build on Intel’s strong foundation in the region, by helping customers in their digital transformation journey and amongst other initiatives, pushing for...

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