Launched back in November last year, RoKKi Chats in-flight Wi-Fi service has enabled passengers in selected AirAsia flight to use a selected number of online instant messaging service while being up in the air. Developed by a fellow Tune Group company called Tune Box, RoKKi Chats is now able to support yet another popular application: Twitter.
Apple’s sales for iPods may not be doing very well for the past few quarters, but it doesn’t mean that the company will stop the business. Pictures of unannounced iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle was published into the latest version of iTunes that was released just yesterday, and the company is expected to launch these devices as soon as 14 July 2015.
“What in the world are we doing here?”
That was a prevailing thought in the early stages of the Future With Ford, which we attended over the course of this week. But as the keynotes and experiential tours passed, we noticed that the group of global journalists invited were not merely from automotive publications: there were people from economic dailies, radio talk shows, other tech media, and even analysts in global trends. One of the keynote speakers was Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.
Clearly, this was a different sort of global event.
Members of the Malaysian Taxi Drivers’ Transformation Association (PERS1M) picketed in front of the MyTeksi headquarters in Petaling Jaya to protest against the continued operation of app based ride sharing services like MyTeksi-owned GrabCar and Uber. The taxi drivers claim that these services are taking away their livelihood by offering rides cheaper than taxis.
Apple’s much awaited music streaming service, Apple Music, will be launching tomorrow. The service is scheduled to go live on 30 June at 8am PST, which is a late 11pm local time on the same day. The online radio , Beats 1, will begin broadcasting an hour later. It has been a long road for Apple’s music streaming aspirations, although the recent disagreement with Taylor Swift has only brought more attention to the launch.
Things might have been rather rocky for Video Games Live (VGL) Malaysia 2015 for the past few days as they might have to relocate and reschedule the show after the management of Putra Stadium has apparently decided to renovate the stadium starting from August. As it turns out though, things are now back on track for VGL Malaysia 2015 as the renovation will only begin after the concert has taken place.
Vertu is easily the world’s most premium mobile device maker, with prices ranging into thousands of US dollars for a simple phone. Its most recent device, a mobile phone made in conjunction with Bentley, is the ultimate expression of form over function. Which is especially important if you want your electronics to match the aesthetic of your really expensive Bentley.
Ramadan has begun today, and Google is using its massive spread of technology to make it easier for those who are fasting. The technology giant has launched My Ramadan Companion, a service that integrates into Google Now – except that it is specifically tailored to provide information about the fasting month.
Yesterday, we have reported that Video Games Live (VGL) Malaysia 2015 might be facing postponement or cancellation due to sudden closure of its scheduled venue based on a set of tweets by Leslie Jeyam, the Director of 11 to 11 Events which is the organizer of VGL Malaysia 2015. We have then reached out to several parties in order to seek further clarification on this matter including the event company itself, as well Stadium Putra’s owner Stadium Malaysia Corporation, and VGL production team in United States.
This morning, we have received a response from the main man behind VGL, Tommy Tallarico himself…and what a reply, it is.