Aspiring professional gamers can test out their skills at the Selangor Cyber Games that is happening on the 13th and 14th December at Encorp Strand Mall in Kota Damansara. This event is jointly organised by the government of Selangor with a total prize pool of RM30,000. eSports isn’t exactly a big thing yet in Malaysia, so it’s always good to see an eSport event taking place locally – especially with some form of backing from the authorities.
It’s been only about 10 days since Jolla announced its first tablet, the Jolla Tablet, and opened an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign for it, but the company has already received more than triple of its original goal funding. In celebration of this success, Jolla has introduced new stretch goals so you have the opportunity to have an even better tablet with additional software and hardware enhancements.
All IT Hypermart has listed the Razer Nabu on pre-order from 24 November until the end of the month; this coincides with Razer itself announcing the registration of interest for the consumer version of the Nabu. The catch here is that the registration of interest is only applicable to residents of the US.
Microsoft is apparently planning to reveal the consumer features for Windows 10 in January 2015. However, it is not planning to do this at the Consumer Electronics Show held during the same month; instead, there will be separate event at the end of January. The release window for Windows 10 was originally stated to be in early 2015, and it looks like Microsoft is still on track.
While its origin can be traced back to US, Black Friday has now become a common occasion throughout the world for past few years even here in Malaysia. One of the example this year is the renowned game retailer Gamer’s Hideout who is having its own Black Friday sale at its outlet in One Utama.
It looks like HTC is working on a mid range device called the HTC Desire 620, and someone has gotten hold of it even before it’s been unveiled by the Taiwanese company. A Bulgarian website, Nixanbal.com, recently posted their hands on with the device and although it’s been removed, nothing on the internet gets deleted permanently.
A number of global websites including two belonging to UK newspapers have been hit by a cyber attack coming from the Syrian Electronic Army. The hackers hijacked the DNS entry of the Gigya comment system that either redirected users to their own sites or caused the affected domain to display their messages.
The European Parliament has handed Google a massive setback as it voted 384 in favour and 174 against a motion to divorce search engine features from other services. While this vote is not binding, and does not explicitly target Google, it has brought up concerns about what might happen to the internet giant after the matter appears before the European Commission.