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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Research Reveals Gen Z’s Priorities As  Enterprise, Environment And Equality
Apr06

Research Reveals Gen Z’s Priorities As Enterprise, Environment And Equality

 TEAM LEWIS Foundation has released further research from its global survey conducted with HeForShe, UN Women’s solidarity movement engaging men and boys in support of gender equality and empowerment of women. The global study revealed that Gen Z prioritises gender equality alongside enterprise and environmental issues more than any other age group. The study revealed that gender equality is seen as the 4th most pressing societal...

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EPSON Partners With WWF To Scale Up Marine Restoration Impact And Achieve A Low Carbon Future
Mar23

EPSON Partners With WWF To Scale Up Marine Restoration Impact And Achieve A Low Carbon Future

 Epson Southeast Asia has announced its partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), as part of Epson’s commitment to co-create sustainable solutions and empower communities. The new partnership seeks to scale marine conservation impact and climate solutions across Southeast Asia by working with youths, citizen scientists, as well as businesses and local communities. “Sustainability has been and will continue to be a core...

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Regional Insurtech Firm Igloo Promotes Raunak Mehta to Co-Founder & CEO to Drive Southeast Asia Expansion
Mar17

Regional Insurtech Firm Igloo Promotes Raunak Mehta to Co-Founder & CEO to Drive Southeast Asia Expansion

 Regional insurtech firm, Igloo, has announced the promotion of Raunak Mehta, previously Chief Commercial Officer as its new Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will work alongside co-founder of Igloo, Wei Zhu, who is on the company’s board of directors. Raunak has extensive experience in the e-commerce and technology space, having held leadership roles at Asia’s biggest e-commerce brands Flipkart and Zalora. Since...

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