As mentioned last week, today marked the official launch day of eSports Malaysia (eSM) which is a national-level sporting body that is created to cater competitive gaming or electronic sports in our country. Established back in December 2014 with the approval of Malaysia Sports Commissioner Office, eSM has shared plenty of details regarding its role and organization strategy during its launch event earlier today.
With almost everything slowly becoming mobile-first, it was only a matter of time before you could book a holiday with just an app. AirAsiaGo, one of the region’s biggest one-stop travel portals, has released the new AirAsiaGo Mobile App, which lets you book both flights and accommodation in a single app.
Razer has unveiled the Arena, a software that helps gamers create matches and track game statistics. It features Razer Comms support, match reminder notifications, and also cheat detection. There is also the Tournament Administration feature which lets gamers create their own competitions.
Youtube has taken the initiative to move over to the HTML5 platform for its video library and it has finally announced that it’s ready for public release. Users who use Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8 and Beta Firefox will now be served with a HTML5 version of Youtube by default.
The Xiaomi Mi Note has went up for sale in China through the company’s infamous flash sale. In just three minutes, all units of the phablet were sold out, with reservations exceeding 22 million. Even though the Mi Note marks a different pricing strategy from the Chinese company, consumers don’t seem to mind.
The advanced Regin malware that was detected infecting computer networks across the globe (including Malaysia) has been exposed as belonging to the American National Security Agency. This came as a result of more documents released by German newspaper der Spiegel, who received it from whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Earlier today, Apple announced its financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter that ended in 27 December 2014. The company reports US$74.6 billion in revenue earning and US$18 billion in profit in the past 3 months. If you’re not familiar with the numbers, it’s very, very impressive, and it’s mainly thanks to iPhone sales, as well as its performance in China.