Further With Ford 2015 Demonstrates Convergence of Automobile and Tech Industries

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.3k views


“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.

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Taxi Drivers Protest Against Grabcar; Threaten To Blockade KL

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 27 Comments · 5k views

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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.

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Vertu Unveils An RM85,000 Dumb Phone

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 3.9k views

Vertu Signature For Bentley

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.

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Baidu Teams Up With BMW To Introduce Driverless Cars To China By Year End

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 221 views


Chinese internet giant Baidu has announced plans to introduce autonomous vehicles to China by the end of the year. These cars appear to be based on BMW’s technology for semi-autonomous driving, but there are few details beyond the initial news report.

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Google’s Self-Driving Cars Got Into 11 Accidents Since Inception

by Andrew Cheng · 2 months ago · 9 Comments · 4.2k views


Google has published a post mentioning that its self-driving cars have gotten into 11 accidents ever since it was tested on the road six years ago. However, before you assume that self-driving cars are not reliable, all 11 of the accidents were not the cars’ fault.

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German Car-makers Preparing For A Formal Bid To Buy Nokia’s Here Maps

by Farhan · 2 months ago · No Comments · 440 views


Nokia may really be preparing to divest itself of the Here maps service. A collective group of German car-makers, supported by Chinese firm Baidu. Here provides maps for a large portion of the automotive industy, and gaining control of it would be a very strategic move for the German manufacturers.

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Norway, The First Country To Shut Down FM Radio Services In 2017

by Terry Bass · 3 months ago · No Comments · 1.6k views


Norway’s Minister of Culture has announced that the FM radio service in the country will be switched off for good in the industry’s transition into digital radio. The change will go through a few stages and will happen in 2017.

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App Of The Week: MyAID by Allianz – Stand Up Against Irresponsible Drivers

by Terry Bass · 3 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.1k views


A few weeks back, Allianz Malaysia launched the company’s latest movement in an effort to stop irresponsible driving among Malaysians. Along with the campaign, an app called MyAID was also launched to further help Malaysian drivers stop irresponsible drivers.

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Allianz MyAID – Irresponsible Drivers, Watch Out

by Terry Bass · 4 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.2k views


Have you ever been in an unfortunate encounter with a road bully? Did you ever cross paths with rude drivers, who do not have a problem with making offensive gestures on the road? In an effort to cut down on the number of irresponsible drivers on Malaysian roads today, Allianz has recently launched a new app called MyAID. The insurance company is reaching out to all Malaysians via its extensive social media campaign on Facebook and YouTube.

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Designers of Monument Valley Wants to Redesign Car Dash

by Huei Song · 4 months ago · 1 Comment · 1.1k views

Ustwo to Redesign Car Dash

Ustwo, the company who developed the very popular game called Monument Valley, isn’t just a company that make games with beautiful artworks. The company is also an accomplished design studio and it looks like they want to redesign your car’s dashboard to not only make things a whole lot prettier, but also more useful than ever.

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Huawei Unveils CarFi, A 4G LTE WiFi Hotspot For Your Car

by Terry Bass · 4 months ago · 5 Comments · 763 views


Huawei is on a roll with the announcement of its Android Wear watch, Talkbands, and now the CarFi. The CarFi is designed for automobiles and it is able to provide a WiFi hotspot of LTE speeds. The device is also able to host up to 10 devices at the same time.

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Halo’s Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet To Be Available This July

by Chief Chapree · 5 months ago · 4 Comments · 1.8k views

Master Chief Modular Motorcyle Helmet

Are you a big fan of Halo and also a biker? Well, soon you will be able to show your passion for the popular game franchise while riding your motorcycle with the upcoming Master Chief Modular Motorcycle Helmet from a US-based company called National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA).

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