Google CEO Sundar Pichai Addresses Biased Responses in Gemini AI Tool
Feb29

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Addresses Biased Responses in Gemini AI Tool

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledges biases in Gemini AI tool, vows comprehensive fixes and relaunch. 29 February 2024 – Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai recently addressed employees regarding the company’s efforts to rectify biases detected in its Gemini AI tool, acknowledging certain text and image responses as “biased” and “unacceptable.” The decision follows Google’s temporary...

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Soft Space’s FasstapTM Becomes World’s First MPoC-Certified SoftPOS Solution
Feb29

Soft Space’s FasstapTM Becomes World’s First MPoC-Certified SoftPOS Solution

Soft Space’s FasstapTM achieves historic MPoC Solution Provider certification, positioning the company as a global leader in the SoftPOS market and setting a new industry standard for secure and reliable payment solutions. 29 February 2024 – Soft Space Sdn. Bhd. (Soft Space), a global leader in fintech-as-a-service (FaaS), proudly announces that its innovative SoftPOS solution, FasstapTM, has achieved a groundbreaking...

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Bitcoin Surges Past $60,000 as Market Optimism Soars: Insights and Implications
Feb29

Bitcoin Surges Past $60,000 as Market Optimism Soars: Insights and Implications

Bitcoin surpasses $60,000 fueled by institutional interest and market optimism, with Ethereum also hitting new highs, prompting anticipation of ETF approvals by U.S. regulators. 29 February 2024 – On Wednesday, Bitcoin soared above the $60,000 threshold for the first time in over two years, propelled by a surge of investment into new U.S. spot bitcoin exchange traded products. The cryptocurrency witnessed a remarkable 42% price...

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Synopsys Report Reveals Surge in High-Risk Open Source Vulnerabilities in Commercial Codebases
Feb28

Synopsys Report Reveals Surge in High-Risk Open Source Vulnerabilities in Commercial Codebases

Synopsys’ latest OSSRA report unveils a concerning surge in high-risk open source vulnerabilities within commercial codebases, prompting calls for strengthened cybersecurity measures across industries to safeguard against exploitation. 28 February 2024 – Synopsys has unveiled its ninth annual “Open Source Security and Risk Analysis” (OSSRA) report, shedding light on a concerning trend: nearly three-quarters of...

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Kaspersky Report Reveals Alarming Trends in Malaysian Cyber Threat Landscape
Feb28

Kaspersky Report Reveals Alarming Trends in Malaysian Cyber Threat Landscape

Kaspersky’s report highlights a decrease in web threats detected in Malaysia, yet underscores the ongoing need for heightened cybersecurity vigilance in the face of persistent cybercriminal activities targeting individuals and businesses. 28 February 2024 – In a bid to shine a light on the evolving cyber threat landscape in Malaysia, leading global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has released an insightful analysis of web...

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Malaysia and Cambodia Strengthen Financial Cooperation with Cross-Border Payments Agreement
Feb28

Malaysia and Cambodia Strengthen Financial Cooperation with Cross-Border Payments Agreement

Malaysia and Cambodia strengthen financial ties with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), aiming to enhance cross-border payments and financial innovation, benefitting businesses and individuals in both countries. 28 February 2024 – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) have formalized their commitment to enhance financial...

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Honor Unveils Magic 6 Pro Smartphone with Eye-Tracking AI and AI-Enabled Laptop Ahead of Global Launch
Feb27

Honor Unveils Magic 6 Pro Smartphone with Eye-Tracking AI and AI-Enabled Laptop Ahead of Global Launch

Chinese tech company Honor launches its Magic 6 Pro smartphone globally, showcasing an experimental eye-tracking AI feature for remote car control, while also introducing its MagicBook Pro 16 laptop with AI-driven application transfer capabilities. The move comes ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, reflecting a broader industry trend toward leveraging generative AI to revitalize smartphone sales, despite potential legal...

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Surge in Fake Ad Complaints Sparks Calls for Stronger Protections
Feb27

Surge in Fake Ad Complaints Sparks Calls for Stronger Protections

Complaints regarding fake advertisements in e-commerce have spiked, accounting for up to 32% of consumer grievances, prompting calls for robust measures to combat fraudulent practices and safeguard consumer trust. 27 February 2024 – Consumer complaints regarding fake advertisements in e-commerce have surged, with up to 32% of grievances linked to deceptive marketing tactics, according to Saral James Maniam, a senior manager at...

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Visa and GSMA Foundation Unveil DFA Initiative to Advance Digital Financial Inclusion Worldwide
Feb27

Visa and GSMA Foundation Unveil DFA Initiative to Advance Digital Financial Inclusion Worldwide

Visa and the GSMA Foundation have launched the DFA Initiative, targeting enhanced digital financial inclusion for 20 million individuals in low- and middle-income countries, focusing on women, small holder farmers, small enterprises, and refugees. 27 February 2024 – Visa and the GSMA Mobile for Development Foundation have joined forces to launch the Digital Finance for All (DFA) Initiative, aiming to enhance digital financial...

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Lapasar Secures RM31 Million Investment, Targets RM1 Billion Revenue by 2026
Feb24

Lapasar Secures RM31 Million Investment, Targets RM1 Billion Revenue by 2026

Lapasar secures RM31 million investment from prominent investors, signaling aggressive growth plans in the FMCG sector with the aim to reach RM1 billion revenue by 2026. The tech-enabled distributor plans to enhance its product range and operational capabilities to solidify its position in Malaysia’s FMCG industry. 24 February 2024 – Lapasar Sdn Bhd, a local startup, has successfully raised RM31 million in investments from...

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