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1337 VENTURES LAUNCHES MALAYSIA’S FIRST ONLINE ACCELERATOR WITH MDEC

1337 VENTURES LAUNCHES MALAYSIA’S FIRST ONLINE ACCELERATOR WITH MDEC

By Kiran Kaur Sidhu April 1, 2020Digital News Asia Help Malaysians with new startups or interested in venturing into entrepreneurship...

M’sian SMEs, This Is What The Govt Is Doing For You In The Economic Stimulus Package

M’sian SMEs, This Is What The Govt Is Doing For You In The Economic Stimulus Package

Sade DayangkuVulcan Post In the economic stimulus package announced on March 27, 2020, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced that steps...

MAGIC SURVEY: STARTUPS, SOCIAL ENTERPRISES NEED SUPPORT TO RIDE OUT COVID-19 IMPACT

MAGIC SURVEY: STARTUPS, SOCIAL ENTERPRISES NEED SUPPORT TO RIDE OUT COVID-19 IMPACT

By Digital News Asia March 27, 2020 Less than 3% expect to survive beyond 12 months if current situation persists...

AXIATA, CELCOM, BOOST LAUNCH US$34.2MIL FUND TO ASSIST MICRO SMES HIT BY COVID-19

AXIATA, CELCOM, BOOST LAUNCH US$34.2MIL FUND TO ASSIST MICRO SMES HIT BY COVID-19

By Digital News Asia March 25, 2020 150k micro SMEs to benefit from shariah compliant micro-financing through Aspirasi 3-min online...

MDEC PARTNERS 80 TECH FIRMS, LAUNCHES #DIGITALVSCOVID CAMPAIGN TO MITIGATE COVID-19 IMPACT ON ECONOMY

MDEC PARTNERS 80 TECH FIRMS, LAUNCHES #DIGITALVSCOVID CAMPAIGN TO MITIGATE COVID-19 IMPACT ON ECONOMY

By Digital News Asia March 25, 2020 Offering services on pro-bono basis or discounted rates to SMEs SMEs see 3...

MDEC’S BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN KICKS IN TO DEAL WITH COVID-19 THREAT

MDEC’S BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN KICKS IN TO DEAL WITH COVID-19 THREAT

By Digital News Asia March 17, 2020 Work-From-Home & Alternative Work Arrangement guidelines introduced Various digital tools, remote working platforms...

Covid-19: Jack Ma, Alibaba foundations donate medical kits to Malaysia, three other Asean countries

Covid-19: Jack Ma, Alibaba foundations donate medical kits to Malaysia, three other Asean countries

Thursday, 19 Mar 2020 10:11 PM MYTBY ZURAIRI ARMalay Mail KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Jack Ma Foundation and...

Covid-19: Hotels and e-commerce now included in expanded list of essential services

Covid-19: Hotels and e-commerce now included in expanded list of essential services

Wednesday, 18 Mar 202011:27 AM MYTBy ZAKIAH KOYAThe Star Online PETALING JAYA: The government has gazetted that hotels and accommodations,...

Artificial Intelligence
Chinese police now have AI helmets for temperature screening

Chinese police now have AI helmets for temperature screening

This Robocop-style headgear can screen out potential coronavirus carriers South China Morning Post Police and epidemic control units in China...

Here’s how AI takes mobile marketing to the next level

Here’s how AI takes mobile marketing to the next level

Stefanie Yeo Tech in Asia Three hours and 15 minutes. That’s the average amount of time people spend on their...

How artificial intelligence is taking over our world

How artificial intelligence is taking over our world

By Blair Shiff Published September 26, 2019 Artificial intelligence FOXBusiness It sounds like a plot of a science-fiction novel: A...

Malaysian businesses should upskill employees to use AI, technology — experts

Malaysian businesses should upskill employees to use AI, technology — experts

Bernama / BernamaAugust 14, 2019 01:54 am +08 The Edge Markets KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Malaysian businesses should upskill existing...

Blockchain / Fintech
Axiata Expects to Be Operating a Digital Bank by 2021

Axiata Expects to Be Operating a Digital Bank by 2021

by Vincent Fong February 24, 2020FintechNews Malaysia Axiata revealed at its group financial briefing results that it is currently in...

HWGPAY BLOCKCHAIN ECOSYSTEM OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES IN MALAYSIA

HWGPAY BLOCKCHAIN ECOSYSTEM OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES IN MALAYSIA

By Digital News Asia August 30, 2019 HWG Cash is Asia’s first regulated cash token, pegged against the US dollar...

Valyou to Enable In-App Remittance to Western Union Agent Locations

Valyou to Enable In-App Remittance to Western Union Agent Locations

by Fintech News Malaysia July 23, 2019 Valyou, fintech subsidiary of Telenor group announced today that its e-wallet has integrated...

Facebook Registers New Fintech Firm in Switzerland

Facebook Registers New Fintech Firm in Switzerland

By Max BoddyMAY 17, 2019Cointelegraph Social media giant Facebook has apparently formed a new financial tech firm, Libra Networks LLC,...

Cyber Security
Cyber Security Today – The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked

Cyber Security Today – The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked

Howard Solomon @howarditwcPublished: March 25th, 2020IT World Canada Canada and the U.S. are working with security companies and Internet providers...

National cyber-security agency unrolls new malware detection system

National cyber-security agency unrolls new malware detection system

Joel Shasitiran -September 23, 2019 3:57 PM Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR: The national cyber-security agency today announced a new...

Cybersecurity, MCMC capable of thwarting espionage threats: Gobind

Cybersecurity, MCMC capable of thwarting espionage threats: Gobind

18 JUL 2019 / 17:23 H. The Sun Daily KUALA LUMPUR: Cybersecurity Malaysia and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission...

Six alarming trends in cyber security

Six alarming trends in cyber security

PUBLISHED JUN 18, 2019, 5:00 AM SGTHariz BaharudinThe Straits Times DATA BREACHES With data becoming the most valued currency or...

Big Data
HOW TO DERIVE MORE BUSINESS VALUE FROM BIG DATA?

HOW TO DERIVE MORE BUSINESS VALUE FROM BIG DATA?

ANALYTICS BIG DATA LATEST NEWSby Vivek Kumar February 24, 2020Analytics Insight In today’s hyper-competitive business environment, almost every organization is...

How risk management can help secure industrial IoT and big data

How risk management can help secure industrial IoT and big data

By Mary Shacklett in Security on July 23, 2019, 7:24 AM PST TechRepublic Read about approaches your company can take...

The Best Big Data Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2019 Based On Glassdoor

The Best Big Data Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2019 Based On Glassdoor

Louis Columbus ContributorEnterprise & CloudForbes In 2019, employees are the most likely to recommend Arcadia Data, FiveTran, InfluxData, Dataiku, Confluent,...

Data Scientist – Best Job of the Year in USA

Data Scientist – Best Job of the Year in USA

By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets. Recent CareerCast report ranked Data Scientist as the top job in USA, with very good work...

Machine Learning
Stop Experimenting With Machine Learning And Start Actually Using It

Stop Experimenting With Machine Learning And Start Actually Using It

Enrique Dans Contributor Leadership Strategy Forbes It turns out there’s a fatal flaw in most companies’ approach to machine learning,...

How Machine Learning is Impacting the Supply Chain Management?

How Machine Learning is Impacting the Supply Chain Management?

by Siva Prasanna4 days ago TechiExpert The major concern for any enterprise is improved performance. For this purpose, business intelligence...

AI and machine learning: Top 6 business use cases

AI and machine learning: Top 6 business use cases

By Macy Bayern in Artificial Intelligence on May 16, 2019, 8:13 AM PSTTechRepublic Artificial intelligence and machine learning aren’t considered...

How to prepare for a career in machine learning and artificial intelligence

How to prepare for a career in machine learning and artificial intelligence

Thinking about pursuing a career in ML and AI? Here’s what you need to know. By Scott Matteson | April...

E-Commerce Trending
Shopee breaks records with 80 million items sold during 12.12 Birthday Sale

Shopee breaks records with 80 million items sold during 12.12 Birthday Sale

CK Wong Saturday, 14 December 2019ecInsider News More than 80 million visits to Shopee Malaysia on 12 December 2019; Over...

70M items sold on Shopee 11.11 Big Sale

70M items sold on Shopee 11.11 Big Sale

EC Milo Wednesday, 13 November 2019ecInsider News Top-performing brands recorded an average of 5,659 times increase in visits and 740...

SHOPBACK MALAYSIA SEES 200% SALES GROWTH IN 2019

SHOPBACK MALAYSIA SEES 200% SALES GROWTH IN 2019

By Tan Jee Yee February 22, 2020Digital News Asia Claims 150% increase in users, over 200% rise in sales compared...

EXPANDED #MYCYBERSALE 2019 HITS RECORD US$770MIL SALES

EXPANDED #MYCYBERSALE 2019 HITS RECORD US$770MIL SALES

By Kiran Kaur Sidhu December 21, 2019Digital News Asia Pikom describes US$675mil in online banking sales as signal of inflection...

Focusing on a Single Product May Be the Key to Dropshipping

Focusing on a Single Product May Be the Key to Dropshipping

How the trending e-commerce practice can work for you. Jonathan JefferyGUEST WRITERGrowth at 24Slides Entrepreneur One out of every ten...

e-commerce platform Shopee confident of sustaining strong growth

e-commerce platform Shopee confident of sustaining strong growth

The Star OnlineCORPORATE NEWSFriday, 18 Oct 2019 By ZUNAIRA SAIEED SINGAPORE: Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in South-East Asia and...

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