With less than two month to go before We Run KL 21K takes place on 1 February 2015, Nike Malaysia has recently set up a pre-race expo at Taman Botanical Perdana (previously known as Taman Tasik Perdana) in Kuala Lumpur. What made it slightly different than previous pre-race event that Nike or even many organizers out there have organized is that it features quite a number of interesting scientific tools for visitors to utilize especially for We Run KL participants in order to prepare them for the upcoming half-marathon.
Google is reportedly planning to improve Android Auto in the form of a new project called Android M . Though Android Auto, an operating system for cars that allow the user to stream music and view maps was released last year, this early concept is looking to completely eliminate the need for an Android smartphone to enjoy the benefits of Android in a car.
Microsoft is offloading MixRadio to instant messaging service Line. MixRadio is a music streaming app currently running on Windows Phone that allows for automated playlists created from the users preferences and listening habits. What Line intends to do with this kind of service is still unknown.
It looks like Norton isn’t content with just keeping you safe when you’re on the computer and when you’re connected to the internet, the security company wants to keep your pockets safe too. Norton is working with Betabrand, a San Francisco-based company, to make a pair of jeans and blazer that can prevent thieves from stealing your identity right out of your pockets.
Uber’s notorious Surge Pricing kicked in during the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia yesterday. Customers who attempted to hail an Uber ride during the time when a gunman took a cafe hostage found that prices had increased by four times. The outrage was quick as many users turned to social media to express their displeasure, which caused the service to backtrack on the pricing and instead offer free rides out of the central business district.
Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) earlier today has temporarily shut down its official website after the site was defaced by an unknown party with statements in Vietnamese language. It appears that it was done in retaliation to the violent attack on Vietnamese supporters by a group of Malaysian fans that took place at Stadium Shah Alam last night.