Visa Commercial Pay Brings Virtual Card Capabilities to Clients and Partners Worldwide
Nov25

Visa Commercial Pay Brings Virtual Card Capabilities to Clients and Partners Worldwide

 25 November 2020 (MY) – Visa  and Conferma Pay have announced a strategic partnership to launch Visa Commercial Pay, a suite of B2B payment solutions, to help improve cashflow for businesses and eliminate outdated manual processes. Virtual commercial cards have never been more necessary than today. Remote workers are turning to personal cards to pay for corporate expenses, buyers and suppliers need more efficient ways to...

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Kaspersky Urges Malaysian Parents To Keep Their Kids Safer Online
Nov24

Kaspersky Urges Malaysian Parents To Keep Their Kids Safer Online

 24 November 2020 (MY) – A move to ensure the new school session in 2021 can be conducted safely, all schools in Malaysia are set to remain close for the rest of the year. The Ministry of Education decided the move after considering data analysis of COVID-19 cases involving students, teachers, and their close contacts. The new school year would begin on Jan 20, 2021 . In addition, the Ministry has urged the school...

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The Future of Conversations in 2021
Nov24

The Future of Conversations in 2021

 The year 2020 has shown us that businesses need to embrace digital tools early to be agile and resilient when the next disruption strikes. We saw a definitive adoption of Conversational Service Automation (CSA) this year. CSA enables businesses to listen to, analyse every customer interaction, use artificial intelligence (AI) to automate, and augment the conversational experience from self-service to agent-assisted service. Come...

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Raffles Hotel Singapore Takes its Legendary Guest Experience to the Next Level with Adyen
Nov24

Raffles Hotel Singapore Takes its Legendary Guest Experience to the Next Level with Adyen

24 November 2020 (SG) – Raffles Hotel Singapore has appointed Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, as its preferred payments partner to deliver a holistic and frictionless hospitality experience within and beyond its iconic property walls. Always committed to being relevant and ever evolving to adapt to the changing needs of today’s traveller, the iconic Raffles...

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Mambu To Power Digibankasia’s New Digital Bank Uno, Bringing Greater Financial Inclusion To The Philippines
Nov24

Mambu To Power Digibankasia’s New Digital Bank Uno, Bringing Greater Financial Inclusion To The Philippines

 24 November 2020 – Leading cloud banking platform Mambu has been selected by DigiBankASIA as the technology foundation of its new South East Asia focused full service digital bank UNO. DigiBankASIA has selected the Philippines for its initial rollout, and is currently working with the regulators to obtain the necessary license. Currently, approximately 70% of the population of the Philippines is considered ‘unbanked’....

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J&T Express Engages Array Networks to Address Surge in Courier Demand
Nov23

J&T Express Engages Array Networks to Address Surge in Courier Demand

23 November 2020 – Array Networks Inc. (Array), a network functions platform company shares that Malaysian courier J&T Express Malaysia has deployed Array’s APV Series ADC (Application Delivery Controllers) solution to address the surge in demand for their courier operations. Johnny Huang, IT Project Manager of J&T Express Malaysia shares, “Back in March, when the Movement Control Order (MCO) first came into place,...

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Southeast Asia will Home 310 Million Digital Users by End of 2020 Despite Pandemic
Nov23

Southeast Asia will Home 310 Million Digital Users by End of 2020 Despite Pandemic

 23 November 2020 – The latest annual Facebook Inc. and Bain & Co. reveals that there will be 310 million digital consumers in Southeast Asia by the end of this year. The study also found that Southeast Asian consumers are moving into online purchase due to the physical distancing measures imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic in the region and close to half of the respondents saying they now shop for packaged  groceries...

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Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will Deepen Pacific Economic Integration
Nov22

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will Deepen Pacific Economic Integration

 22 November 2020 – 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). This trade and investment agreement will cover around 30% of the world by both GDP and population. Over time, it should lead to deeper integration of regional supply chains and economies in East and South East Asia, boosting trade and productivity. RCEP extends and links a number of existing trade agreements into a multi-lateral...

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Poly Introduces Speakerphones That Bring Professional-Quality Audio to Your Home (and Your Office)
Nov22

Poly Introduces Speakerphones That Bring Professional-Quality Audio to Your Home (and Your Office)

 22 November 2020 – Poly has unveiled the Poly Sync Family, a new line of smart, USB and Bluetooth speakerphones in Malaysia. These Poly devices use proprietary microphone technology to track the talker, not the noise. The Poly Sync 20, Poly Sync 40 and Poly Sync 60 speakerphones are designed to enable today’s need to work from anywhere – whether that’s a remote work location at home or a conference room in the office. Poly...

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More Than Half Of Smbs In SEA Admit Lack Of Visibility, Talent Against Complex Threats
Nov22

More Than Half Of Smbs In SEA Admit Lack Of Visibility, Talent Against Complex Threats

 22 November 2020 – Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are among the many casualties of the pandemic. Aside from keeping their cash flow moving despite the multiple and recurring lockdown measures, this segment has also been a target of malicious criminals online. Based on Kaspersky’s IT Security Economics 2020 survey, more than one-third (37%) of SMBs in Southeast Asia (SEA) admitted facing targeted attacks. This is four...

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