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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A Third Of Workers In Southeast Asia Would Look For A New Job If Forced Back To The Office Full Time
Mar09

A Third Of Workers In Southeast Asia Would Look For A New Job If Forced Back To The Office Full Time

 As organizations across Southeast Asia continue to consider, adopt, and refine hybrid work models, new research from Qualtrics reveals a third of employees (34 per cent) would look for a new job if forced back to office full-time. With hybrid now the clear preferred way of working in the region, the most popular arrangement among employees is three days remote / two days in the office. At a time when local employers are...

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43% of Businesses Don’t Protect Their Full Iot Suite
Mar03

43% of Businesses Don’t Protect Their Full Iot Suite

 A recent Kaspersky report, “Pushing the limits: How to address specific cybersecurity demands and protect IoT”, revealed that in two-in-five businesses (43%), some parts of their IoT infrastructure are yet to have any protection. Meanwhile, the main barrier for implementation of many businesses’ IoT projects is the risk of cybersecurity breaches and data compromises. According to IoT Analytics, the global number of connected IoT...

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VIS Global and Uniphore Partner to Augment AI for the CX Industry in APAC including Malaysia
Mar01

VIS Global and Uniphore Partner to Augment AI for the CX Industry in APAC including Malaysia

 VIS Global, a leader in enterprise communication and customer experience (CX) management solutions today announced it has entered into a multi-country strategic partnership with Uniphore, the leader in Conversational Automation. Through this partnership, VIS Global will be better positioned to provide Asia Pacific organizations with a comprehensive communication and CX management portfolio that offers end-to-end, customizable...

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APAC Tech Start-Up Raises US$3 Million In Pre-Series A Funding Round To Make Sustainability Accessible To SMEs
Feb16

APAC Tech Start-Up Raises US$3 Million In Pre-Series A Funding Round To Make Sustainability Accessible To SMEs

 Sustainability platform, RIMM Sustainability, has raised a total of US$3million in its pre-series A round on its quest to make sustainability accessible and actionable to SMEs. RIMM’s automated platform, launched in 2021, was built to address the needs of SMEs for simplified and affordable sustainability guidance and solutions. Since its v1 launch, RIMM has secured key clients and partnerships, as well as being awarded a USD$1...

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Uniphore Announces $400 Million Series E Funding Round to Support Explosive Growth and Global Demand for Automating Conversations across the Enterprise; Valuation Climbs to $2.5 Billion
Feb16

Uniphore Announces $400 Million Series E Funding Round to Support Explosive Growth and Global Demand for Automating Conversations across the Enterprise; Valuation Climbs to $2.5 Billion

 Uniphore, the leader in conversational automation today announced its Series E funding round of $400 million. The round, which brings Uniphore’s total funding to more than half a billion ($610 million) is led by NEA and raises the company’s valuation to $2.5 billion. March Capital and other existing Uniphore investors along with new entities are also participating in this funding round. The new round of funding is Uniphore’s...

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