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The HTC Exodus 1s Is A Watered Down Version Of Brand’s Original Blockchain Smartphone
Earlier this weekend, HTC broke its silence and officially unveiled the Exodus 1s.
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Everything You Need To Know Before Watching Terminator: Dark Fate
It’s been 4 years since the last entry in the Terminator franchise and nearly 30 years since the last good film within the canon, Terminator 2: Judgment Day (T2) came out.
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Motorola RAZR with foldable screen expected to launch next month after years of anticipation
The iconic Motorola RAZR flip-phone could finally make a comeback after years of anticipation.
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Cost effective market tips for your branding
Marketing is probably the most important part of a business therefore in order to make sure it flourishes you must reach out to people and show them what you are capable of and why they should seek yo...
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What gives webinar an edge over live seminars for busy people?
A week ago, I stumbled upon an event listing online called “5 common traits of successful young adult novels” by Reedsy, as someone who loves part-time fiction writing, this was the perfect opport...
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CGI can be more effective than conventional photoshoots for your business
If you have been a part of startup retail business, organising product marketing campaigns, you know very well how difficult it is to engage customers across digital media.
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Samsung Addresses Galaxy S10 Series’ Fingerprint Recognition Flaw
In light of the recent fingerprint recognition flaw that has been plaguing the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, the brand recently released an official statement addressing the matter.
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You probably won’t want HTC’s new phone
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Quiet, is one way to describe HTC‘s track record with smartphones this year.
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Digital what? Instant photos are making a comeback
Capture a memory with the snap of a camera, and immediately hold the image in your hand: Instant photography makes this possible. But how exactly does it...
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No ads and lots of options: Podcast app Antennapod for Android phones
One ad-free Android app to help you find your way in the podcast jungle is Antennapod, which lets you access tons of free podcasts, and even some paid content.
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The Indonesia-based online catering solution boasts 10,000 meals produced and distributed per day with over 3,000 menus to select from
Yummy Corp, Indonesian online catering and cloud kitchen startup has received a total of US$7.75 million in Series A funding led by SMDV (Sinarmas Digital Ventures) and Intudo Ventures.
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Google completes first drone delivery in the US
NEW YORK, Oct 20 — Alphabet (Google) subsidiary Wing has become the first company in the United States to deliver packages by drone.
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Mobile phone fact check: How dangerous is smartphone radiation?
We keep few things as close to our bodies as our smartphones. But can their radio waves lead to brain tumours or infertility?
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Your parents are everywhere: Xbox gets cross-device time limits
Microsoft is giving parents the option to keep a closer eye on what their children are playing and for how long.
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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Pricing In Malaysia Starts From RM 1299
Even though the company has launched a new wearable in the form of Apple Watch Series 5, Apple has decided to continue selling the Apple Watch Series 3.
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Illegear Opens Up First Concept Showroom At Oval Damansara
Illegear’s a brand that has made a name for itself over the years by producing its own range of gaming notebooks and, as of late, its own desktop PCs. Earlier today, the brand officially opened the ...
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Close-up on Microsoft’s Duo and Neo: Hybrid devices for the multitasker on the go
PARIS, Oct 19 — At a Surface event in Paris, Relaxnews had the opportunity to see Microsoft’s dual-screen Duo and Neo hybrid devices in action, demonstrated by the brand’s chief product officer ...
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Deal: Honor 20 & Honor 20 Pro are RM300 off!
The Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro are already pretty great value-for-money smartphones that offer great specs for very affordable prices.
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UMSU urges students to report social media accounts of hacker claiming to have compromised UM’s portals
The University of Malaya Student Union is seeking students’ help to shutdown social media accounts belonging to a hacker claiming to have compromised the...
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A deep dive into what facebook means for the society
The moment Sean Parker suggested Mark Zuckerberg drop “The” in “The Facebook” was the moment that changed the world as we know it.
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What’s the best plan for the iPhone 11?
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The drive to promote privacy has been long overdue
Privacy has become a big thing recently thanks to the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR). It’s arguably among the biggest development in tech this year and has put privacy in...
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Luna Display 4.0 Lets You Expand Your Mac Display To Another Mac
Apple’s macOS Catalina allows you to use an iPad as a second display for your Mac.
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Motorola officially teases the return of the iconic Razr (VIDEO)
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 19 — Since early this year, rumours have been circulating about the possibility of Motorola resurrecting the classic Rarz as a smartphone with a folding display.
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Are these end times for binge culture?
As the number of original series grows and new streaming platforms prepare to enter the market, the scramble to stand out has led key players to lean away from releasing...
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Bone conduction headphones let you jam without blocking out the world
Instead of going in your ears, Aftershokz's headphones use bone conduction technology so that you can listen to music while still hearing everything from the outside...
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Nintendo Switch passes 15 million units sold
After announcing 10 million Switch consoles sold in Europe last week, Nintendo's North American figures now add 15 million to the global tally.
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You'll soon be able to cut your own vinyl records
Austrian start-up Phonocut has an ambitious project on Kickstarter to fund its vinyl recorder. The idea is for anyone to create their own stereo-quality vinyl records...
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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC trailer could show next generation potential
Here's a glimpse of what Red Dead Redemption II could look like on a suitably powerful PC, and how it could appear should Rockstar Games decide to bring it to the...
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Here Is The Full Pricing of Apple Watch Series 5 In Malaysia: Available on 1 Nov For Up To RM 4,849
Almost all the devices that Apple has launched at its 10 September event including iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and the 7th generation iPad have made their way to Malaysia.
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As per a news report, honestbee owes 217 employees a total of almost US$1 million in unpaid salary
Struggling grocery delivery startup honestbee today announced the appointment of Varian Lim as Chief Operating Officer among other new changes in its management team.
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In addition to the latest update from Netflix in India, we also have news from WeWork, NASA, and Mark Zuckerberg
India considers censoring Netflix, Amazon Prime Video – Reuters A senior government official in India said that the government is considering to censor contents on streaming platforms such as Netfl...
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Honestbee shuffles management team, names new COO
Singapore’s Honestbee announced it has made various changes to its management team, including the appointment of Varian Lim as its chief operating officer.
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Indian startups quicken their pace to become unicorns
A maiden report by China-based Hurun Research Institute that has listed unicorn companies from around the world, has put India on the third spot after China and the US, for producing 21 startups value...
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Singapore medtech startup Curiox bags $15m, plans IPO
Singapore-based medtech firm Curiox Biosystems has raised US$15 million in funding from Korean biotech investors.
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Digi 3Q net profit falls 9.3% to US$85mil
DIGI.Com Bhd’s net profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2019 (3Q19) slid to US$85.1 million (RM356.1 million) from US$93.8 million (RM392.54 million) a year earlier, on the back of lower ...
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Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock Works Even When Your Eyes Are Shut
Google recently announced its Pixel 4 series during its annual Made by Google event.
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PCIe 6.0 Reportedly On Track To Being Finalised By 2021; Could Have Up To 256GB/s Bandwidth
PCIe 4.0 is only just starting to kick off, but the good people at PCI-SIG aren’t wasting time in getting the new generation of PCIe standard up to par.
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Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 May Launch As Early As April 2020
The Samsung Galaxy Fold only recently became available locally, and we already have reports of the sequel launching next year.
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Samsung admits: Any fingerprint can unlock Galaxy S10 (VIDEO)
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — A report surfaced earlier this week that claimed that the fingerprint scanner on the Samsung Galaxy S10 could be easily fooled due to a security flaw.
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Face unlock on the Google Pixel 4 has a serious flaw (VIDEO)
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The Google Pixel 4 was only recently launched, and most users haven’t even got their hands on a set — pre-orders only began on the 15th of October, after all.
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Builders ditch Nest after Google ties devices to digital assistant
Several residential builders have stopped buying and installing Google’s Nest devices after the Internet giant overhauled how Nest technology works with other...
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Apple's Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app
Apple last week removed from its app store an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements.
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Lebanon scraps WhatsApp fee amid violent protests
The government backed down from plans, announced hours earlier, to tax voice calls made through the Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging software.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg criticises 'TikTok' for censoring protesters
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg attacked the rapidly growing Chinese short-video app, saying it censored political protest.
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Universiti Malaya: No data compromised in E-Pay portal hack
Universiti Malaya (UM) confirms that its E-Pay portal was hacked late last night.
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Malaysian pricing for Apple Watch with LTE support revealed
Digi has revealed that the latest Apple Watch Series 5 with LTE support is coming to Malaysia on the 1st November 2019.
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The 46mm Huawei Watch GT 2 is now available in Malaysia for RM799
The Huawei Watch GT 2 was recently launched alongside the Mate 30 Pro awhile back, with up to 2 weeks of battery life promised by Huawei.
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Rohan Monga was gojek’s COO, and now has joined the online course platform to lead after the funding
Indonesia-based edtech platform Zenius reportedly has raised US$20 million (IDR283 billion) from Northstar Group, DailySocial has learned.
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Curiox Biosystems is backed by Singapore-based Zig Ventures and in its Series B round raises the investment from Korean biotech investors
Curiox Biosystems, a bio-instrumentation startup based in Singapore, announced that it has received US$15 million in its Series B funding round from Korean biotech investors, DealStreetAsia reported.
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Can GoPlay be a game-changer for Gojek?
Earlier this month, Gojek officially expanded into the content business with the launch of its streaming service, GoPlay. It enters a space that’s inhabited by video-on-demand platforms like Netflix...
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Grab, Gojek, state-owned electricity provider PLN to develop EV in Indonesia
Southeast Asian ride-hailing firms Grab and Gojek signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday with Indonesia’s state-owned electricity provider, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), to develop the...
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Australia’s Canva raises $85m at $3.2b valuation
Australia-based online design platform Canva said it has secured an additional US$85 million in funding, which boosted its valuation to US$3.2 billion.
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Video: Testing out the True Digital Park
How well does Thailand’s latest startup campus fit the needs of a modern day startup?
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Sales conversions startup SalesCandy gets pre-series A funding
SalesCandy, which helps businesses speed up their sales conversions, has secured its first round of venture capital funding.
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Singapore fintech firm Global Digital Payments raises $1m in seed funding
Global Digital Payments (GDP), a fintech startup based out of Singapore looking to serve small to mid-size enterprises, has raised US$1 million in seed funding from angel investors.
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Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm Now Available In Malaysia; Retails At RM799
Huawei announced the existence of its Watch GT 2 last month, alongside the launch of the Mate 30 series in Munich, Germany.
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New NVIDIA Shield TV Leaks Online; Sports A Tube-Shaped Form Factor
Newegg might have crossed the line with its latest hiccup.
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Big Tech data dominance threatens competition, FTC says
US technology giants pose a threat to competition and innovation around the world through collection and control over massive amounts of consumer data.
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World leaders' accounts not entirely above policies, says Twitter
Twitter says world leaders aren't entirely above its ban on users threatening violence or promoting terrorism on the site.
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Opinion: Facebook doesn't understand how dangerous its megaphone is
Facebook again and again has failed to recognise the harmful effects of its amplification of dangerous or divisive views until it was far too late.
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook's hands-off policy for politicians
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg defended the huge social network's policy of refraining from fact-checking politicians.
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Protests in Lebanon after move to tax calls on messaging apps
People took to the streets across Lebanon to protest dire economic conditions after a government decision to tax calls made on messaging applications sparked...
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ICYMI #193: Vivo NEX 3 5G Malaysia, iPhone 7 128GB deal, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Malaysia & more!
Malaysia’s very first 5G smartphone is now officially available in Malaysia and it is none other than the Vivo Nex 3 5G. And if you are planning to purchase an iPhone at an affordable price, here a...
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Maybank offers RM5 cashback for 24 hours to celebrate 1 million MAE users
Maybank’s MAE eWallet has reached a million users.
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RedOne Data28 offers 22GB worth of social and video data for RM28/month
For casual users that want more data for video and social media, RedOne has introduced its Data28 postpaid plan that offers 22GB worth of data for RM28/month. Also included is unlimited free calls amo...
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These spaces pan rovide you with a range of different benefits that can make a huge difference in your success
If you’re looking to start a business you want to make sure that you’re doing it the best way possible.
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How is Southeast Asia's landscape changing to give way to more entertainment innovations
Southeast Asia has become a popular destination for startups, especially for those looking to innovate in areas like mobile payments, gaming, and blockchain.
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This M’sian Ticketing Startup Brings In Over A Million In Monthly Revenue With Only 15 Staff
Event ticketing has come a long way since the olden days where everything is physical and if you were to lose your ticket, you’d lose your chance to get into the venue.
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Why Singapore is a hotbed for HR tech startups
From the traditional record management system to the AI screening chatbot, human resources tech has progressed by leaps and bounds, growing to become a US$400 billion industry worldwide.
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One Championship, JustCo, and Axinan on the growth conundrum
Growth above all else. It’s the mantra that many, if not most, early-stage tech startups live by: If you’re adding customers at a fast enough rate, the logic goes, then revenues – and eventually...
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Alleged AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Spotted; Features 24-Cores, 48-Threads Count
Someone has leaked the core count for one of AMD’s yet unreleased 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper HEDT CPUs. Specifically, the core count of what is allegedly the Threadripper 3960X. Evidence of t...
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Motorola Razr To Launch On 13 November
Previous reports pegged the upcoming Motorola Razr to be released between this coming December and January 2020.
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook's approach to free speech, draws line on China
WASHINGTON, Oct 18 — Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg yesterday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while c...
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Universiti Malaya E-Pay portal is down after being defaced
Universiti Malaya E-Pay Cashless Payment and Records portal is currently inaccessible after it was hacked with what appears to be a protest message last night.
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Master and Dynamic ramps up wireless earphone performance with MW07 Go AirPods competitor
Master and Dynamic revealed a new derivative of the MW07 True Wireless Earphones designed to withstand everyday life and an intense workout.
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Is Mira the Google of the beauty world?
Beauty buffs who frequently find themselves opening multiple tabs in the name of online research may have found the answer to their prayers, in a newly-launched...
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This week's new game picks: Ring Fit Adventure, Disco Elysium, Little Town Hero
Nintendo looks to create another mainstream hit through social fitness game Ring Fit Adventure.
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With 25.84 million active internet users and recent government’s highly-publicised backing, local e-commerce startups stand a chance to lead the industry
It’s not common for a country in developing regions like Southeast Asia to have full government support for its tech ecosystem, and Malaysia is one of them.
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A hospitality franchise is not its room count but is the quality of its inventory (guest ratings) and its economics, he argues
Nathan Boublil, Co-founder and CEO of ZEN Rooms ZEN Rooms, a franchise of economy and mid-range hotels in Southeast Asia, just received a shot in the arm in the form of an investment from Korea’s b...
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Malaysia announces two key initiatives to boost Digital Economy
After a 16 year break, and chairing a meeting that would have brought back strong memories of his days championing Malaysia’s drive to be a technology savvy powered nation, Mahathir Mohamad, Prime M...
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Samsung to deploy software patch after Galaxy S10 fingerprint flaw found
SEOUL, Oct 18 — A flaw with Samsung's top-end Galaxy S10 fingerprint system that allows the smartphone to be opened by a third party will soon be fixed, the tech giant said yesterday.
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Google's new Pixel Buds will provide you with your own bubble to listen to music and take calls
The Mountain View titan took to its Made by Google 2019 conference to unveil the new generation of its wireless Pixel Buds with noise-cancellation technology.
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The Vatican launches a smart, connected e-rosary to help people pray
To help young people whose daily lives are saturated with technological interactions learn how to pray, the Vatican has launched a smart and smartphone-connected eRosary.
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Oppo Reno 2: Free ANC wireless headphones and VOOC Powerbank at 1st sale roadshow
The Oppo Reno 2 is officially going on sale on the 26th October 2019.
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Review: Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro gives a flagship spin to a mid-range champion
THE Xiaomi Mi 9T smartphone is a great device.
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500 Startups invests in MyCash Online, gives ECF investors 44.2% returns
A GROUP of MyCash Online investors have recently accepted a buyout offer for their shares from VC company 500 Startups.
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Carousell tackles unauthorised goods with CROP
CAROUSELL on Oct 17 announced the launch of the Carousell Rights Owners Programme (CROP), a platform that tackles listings of unauthorised goods in collaboration with brand partners.
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Celcom Axiata launches solutions to grow and digitise retail businesses
CELCOM Axiata Bhd on Oct 17 launched ‘Celcom Business Suite’ for Retail, a one-stop digital communication and operational solutions specially designed to grow and digitise retail businesses.
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Tencent Utilises AI To Embed Video Advertisement Directly Inside Movies
These days, videos on the internet have a tendency of being interrupted by a video advertisement just as things are about to get interesting.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Now Available In Malaysia; Includes Under Armor Edition
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2, which was first announced back in August this year, is now officially available in Malaysia.
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Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons
SAN JOSE, Oct 17 — Sentons, a startup led by chip industry veterans, on Thursday began marketing technology that aims to do away with gadget buttons and said it is working with two smartphone makers...
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This app turns Samsung smartphones into payment terminals
Samsung has slowly been expanding beyond its already considerable reach, with apps like Samsung Pay already proving a big hit among Galaxy smartphone users.
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Xiaomi Mi A3 review: What a missed opportunity
I’ve always liked smartphones that run on stock Android.
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Vivo Nex 3 5G Malaysia: Everything you need to know
Vivo Malaysia has officially announced the Nex 3 5G. This is their latest flagship smartphone and it is also the first device to support 5G in Malaysia ahead of spectrum availability.
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The initiative focusses on the decentralised manufacturing program at home to empower and create female microentrepreneurs
Zilingo, the online fashion retail startup headquartered in Singapore, launches a women-empowering initiative called SheWorkz, seeking to give women at home a chance to monetise their free time and sp...
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Ento, a Malaysia-based startup, said that its main mission is to “build one of the world’s largest and smartest insect production facility including implementing key data sensors, cloud data framework, and automation
Malaysian cricket-based sustainable food technology startup Ento announced that it has closed a seed funding round led by Singaporean based Venture Capital firm, Rapzo Capital.
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Ecommerce, ride-hailing fastest-growing sectors in SEA, Indonesia
Earlier this month, Google, Temasek, and consulting firm Bain & Company released the fourth edition of the e-Conomy SEA 2019 report.
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Drone startup Aerodyne raises $30m in round led by Intervest, Kejora
Aerodyne Group, a drone-based enterprise solutions provider in Malaysia, has raised US$30 million in its series B investment round led by Intervest and Kejora Ventures.
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Vivo Nex 3 5G Hands-On: Easy On The Eyes, Less So In Hand
Vivo just launched the Nex 3 5G in Malaysia a few moments ago.
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Vivo Nex 3 5G Now Official In Malaysia; Priced At RM3899
The Vivo Nex 3 5G was just unveiled globally last month.
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New Sony PlayStation Controller Patent Hints At Cloud-Based Gaming
Earlier last week, Sony made a grand announcement, saying that its next-generation PlayStation 5 (PS5) console will be available next year.
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Is the Pixelbook Go just another Chromebook from Google? (VIDEO)
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — So this isn’t the first time that Google has unveiled a Pixelbook, with the Chromebook earlier launched in 2017.
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iPhone 7 128GB now going for RM1,849, iPhone XS from RM4,099
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — The iPhone 7 and iPhone XS have been discontinued by Apple but you can now enjoy pretty good deals through a couple of authorised retailers in Malaysia.
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China propaganda app fraught with security concerns, says report
BEIJING, Oct 17 — A widely downloaded Chinese propaganda app that quizzes users on Communist Party heroes and military achievements may be “studying them right back” through data collection and ...
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Intel to share gender, racial pay data most companies conceal
Intel Corp says it will publicly release employee pay data, broken down by race and gender later this year.
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Universal Studios park in China to have facial recognition tech
The Universal Studios amusement park under construction in Beijing will admit visitors using facial recognition technology.
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Nursing mothers stage climate protest against Google in London
About 150 mothers with babies and young children defied a police ban on climate protests to stage a 'nurse-in' outside the London offices of Google.
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ICYMI #192: Asus ROG Phone II Malaysia, Google Pixel 4, Pixel Buds, & B40 petrol subsidies
Today’s episode of ICYMI covers a two exciting new launches: the Asus ROG Phone II in Malaysia, and the global unveiling of the Google Pixel 4.
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Deal: Fast charge your iPhone 8, XS, XR and 11 for less than RM60
The iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X and the iPhone 8 are capable of supporting fast charging but unfortunately, the devices are shipped with the same old slow 5W charger.
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Running a business is hard as it is, which is why digital transformation has to be the next big step you should take for your business
With today’s growing consumer demands, digital transformation operates at the center of every business solution geared towards solving problems from different areas: whether we’re talking about a ...
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If you are just thinking about starting a business or already running a company, you can benefit from more than 30 different grant programmes
In Singapore, 99 per cent of the companies are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). They make up 47 per cent of the GDP.
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Meet the 20 top-funded fintech companies in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is about to see an overhaul of its financial system. Which company in the region is most likely to challenge the status quo?
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Why reading a book in this smart Shanghai toilet may be a bad idea
Shanghai has built around 150 smart public toilets, but you’d better not spend longer than 15 minutes inside or an alert will be sent to municipal workers to check on you.
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Indian security startup MyGate bags $56m from Tencent, Tiger Global, others
India-based startup MyGate has raised US$56 million in a series B round from Tencent Holdings, JS Capital, and Tiger Global Management.
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Blizzard Dishes Out Six Month Ban To Hearthstone Collegiate Team For Holding “Free Hong Kong” Sign
Blizzard dropped its banhammer on a Hearthstone collegiate team from American University for voicing out pro-Hong Kong statement.
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Apple criticised for sending some browsing data to Tencent
Apple Inc recently came under fire for sending web browsing data, including IP addresses, to China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd, the latest criticism of how the company operates in the world’s most popu...
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Internet game 'Fortnite' back with a new chapter
Fans of Internet gaming sensation Fortnite rejoiced as a new chapter began.
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Ministry suspends Petrol Subsidy Programme microsite which exposed users’ bank account details (updated)
The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has suspended the newly-launched Petrol Subsidy Programme microsite after a tech portal...
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Italy to introduce web tax on digital giants from 2020
Italy approved a new tax on digital companies, including US tech giants, as part of its 2020 draft budget.
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US, France and OECD 'getting closer' to tech tax agreement
Washington is inching toward an agreement with Paris and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on taxing global tech giants
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Stand a chance to win a Proton X70 when you subscribe to Celcom Home Broadband
Celcom is kicking off its 90 Days of Awesomeness campaign where they are giving away RM500,000 worth of prizes to those that sign up for their Celcom Home Broadband Plans.
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Alex Kong of TNG Fintech confirmed that the Hong Kong-based fintech startup had never realised its US$115M in Series A funding to Tranglo
The minority shareholders of a Malaysian fintech company, Tranglo Sdn Bhd (Tranglo) have filed an oppression suit against TNG Fintech Group Inc (TNG Fintech), which acquired its 60 per cent equity in ...
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Insignia Ventures’ first fund was at US$120 million last year, claimed to be the largest maiden vehicle by a Southeast Asian venture capital firm
Insignia Ventures Partners, Singapore-based venture capital group announces that it has closed an oversubscribed second fund at US$200 million, The Business Times reported.
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Here are 5 growth hacking tips that can be essential for your business
Growth hacking is the revolutionary element in the world of startups, entrepreneurship and marketing which has changed the fate of millions of startups and business ventures providing a sudden, long-l...
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7 Details About The Google Pixel 4 You Should Know Before Buying It
Every year, Google Pixel launches are roughly the same, and the Pixel 4 is no different.
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I Played 4 Games For 3 Straight Hours On This Phone, But My Fingers Shut Down Before It Did
Over the years, gaming while on-the-go, or rather mobile gaming as an industry itself has grown massively.
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The basics of tracking metrics for your startup
This article is from an episode of Matrix Moments by Matrix Partners India, a podcast featuring candid conversations on what it really takes to survive the startup world.
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Singapore’s Insignia Ventures Partners closes second fund with $200m
Singapore-based Insignia Ventures Partners has closed its second fund, drawing in US$200 million from premier institutional investors such as sovereign wealth funds, university endowments, foundations...
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SoftBank may invest $5b to rescue WeWork, source says
SoftBank is in talks to provide WeWork with about US$5 billion of rescue financing weeks after the co-working firm’s parent, the We Company, filed to withdraw its initial public offering.
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Program Subsidi Petrol Microsite Found Disclosing Recipient’s Bank Account Details
We have received an update from the Ministry regarding this issue.
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Google says no India launch for radar-enabled Pixel 4 smartphone
NEW YORK, Oct 17 — Google will not launch its newest Pixel 4 smartphone in India, the company has said, disappointing consumers with a decision reportedly based on its refusal to disable a feature t...
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Google Stadia to debut next month with Red Dead Redemption 2 among launch titles
Google's video game streaming service, Stadia, will launch for early access customers from Nov 19, with Red Dead Redemption 2 and Mortal Kombat 11 among day-one titles.
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Google has launched its new generation of smart speakers
Google took advantage of its Oct 15 event in New York to unveil the new generation of the brand's WiFi routers and smart speakers.
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With the new funding, Alodokter plans to develop a new insurtech product that protects as well as educates consumers
Indonesian healthtech startup Alodokter has closed a US$33 million Series C funding round led by Sequis Life which included the participation of Philips, Heritas Capital, Hera Capital, and Dayli Partn...
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AMC Theatres launches On-Demand movie streaming service
In an effort to compete with movie streaming services like Prime Video and iTunes, AMC Theatres has launched its own On-Demand film renting and buying service.
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Microsoft rolls out four levels of filtration for Xbox Live text-based communication
Microsoft is giving gamers more control over the type of text content they receive from fellow Xbox Live players.
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There are no two ways about it, anyone who wants to run a successful retail business these days is going to need to have a good handle on marketing
Thanks to the internet, everyone is expected to be able to keep a step ahead of the curve and make use of the latest marketing techniques.
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MyCash partners Bangladeshi bank to bring financial inclusion to migrants
SINGAPORE-based MyCash Online (SG) Pte Ltd and The Premier Bank Ltd , a private bank in Bangladesh, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for fintech collaboration to strengthen financial inclusi...
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Zalora partners FarEye to enhance shopping experience
ZALORA, an Asian online fashion destination partnered with FarEye - a SaaS platform for visibility, to improve its logistics operations and help Zalora achieve cost-effective deliveries.
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Digi launches centralised platform to manage subscriptions
DIGI Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced the availability of MyDigi Subscriptions by EasyAdd, offering customers the convenience of subscribing and managing multiple subscription services from a sing...
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Logitech Launches Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Designed For Chrome OS
In conjunction with Google’s launch of the Pixel 4 and Pixelbook Go, Logitech announced its first set of “Made for Google” wireless keyboard and mouse.
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Singapore’s Ryde to launch carpooling service here on Nov 1
Its founder and chief executive officer Terence Zou says unlike e-hailing service or taxis, the RydePool service aims to encourage carpooling as a communal and eco-friendly...
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Urban humans: Cities go up, down and high-tech to combat rising threats
Driverless transport, underground shops, heated bike paths, armed street patrols – this is not the setting for a dystopian novel but it could soon be the city where you...
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Your next vacation may be virtual
As populations age, tourism hotspots get more crowded, and overseas travel becomes less sustainable, ANA and its competitors are betting that they can make money by...
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'League Of Legends' creator unveils new titles – 'Wild Rift' and 'Legends Of Runeterra'
The creator of League Of Legends said it’s working on six new games. They include Wild Rift, a version of its flagship title for mobile and console devices that will debut next...
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Almost 90% of Chinese workers trust a robot more than their human managers, survey finds
Two thirds of survey respondents said they are optimistic and grateful about having a robot co-worker.
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