Samsung Acquires Battery Pack Firm, Looks To Electric Cars

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 7 Comments · 516 views


Samsung SDI has acquired Austria-based battery pack firm Magna Steyr. The move sees the South Korean company expand its portfolio of electric vehicle components, and raises questions of whether the company is eyeing an expansion into building its own electric cars.

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Prepare Your Feels and Laughter: Adverts and Short Films From Malaysian Companies For Chinese New Year 2015

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 2.7k views

Chinese New Year 2015 by Tenaga Nasional

Being a multiracial country, Malaysia is blessed with plenty of festive seasons throughout the year.  In conjunction with these celebrations, many companies took the opportunity to produce advertorials or short films to go together with the respective occasion. Of course, things are no different for this year’s Chinese New Year as well.

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Microsoft Planning To Move Beyond Password Security In Windows 10

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 995 views


Microsoft has announced that it will be transitioning away from passwords in Windows 10 in an effort to increase security. The technology giant is a member of the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance, which also includes many other industry leaders like ARM, Google, and the Alibaba Group. What this means for the new operating system is still unclear, although the company has said that the feature is appearing in the technical preview.

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DiGi’s CEO Position Changes Hands Again: Now Goes To Albern Murty

by Chief Chapree · 2 weeks ago · 7 Comments · 1.9k views

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It was only nine months ago that Lars-Ake Norling was introduced as DiGi’s new Chief Executive Officer but starting from 1 April 2015, the position will change hands once again. For the first time ever though, the position will be held by a Malaysian – Albern Murty, who is the company’s current Chief Operating Officer prior to today’s announcement.

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Rapidshare Shutting Down Next Month

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views

Rapidshare Closing

Rapidshare, one of the oldest files hosting services on the internet, will be shutting down next month. All files and user accounts will be deleted after 31 March, bringing years of attempted rebranding to an end.

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Xiaomi Acquires RIGO Design Firm, Expect New Product Designs

by Terry Bass · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.4k views


It seems that RIGO Design will now be a part of the Xiaomi family as the Chinese company has been acquired the design firm to be in charge of its future product’s design. The firm will now be focusing strictly on Xiaomi and will not be accepting any external projects.

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11street Online Marketplace Opens Registration For Malaysian Vendors

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.5k views

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South Korean online marketplace, 11street, has opened registration for a Malaysian version of its site. The e-commerce site plans to officially launch for consumers in April 2015, and is now looking for sellers to fill out the marketplace. It is also offering extra commercial benefits and perks for those who register to sell products on 11street.

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Samsung Q4 Profits Dip Amid Slow Smartphone Sales

by Farhan · 1 month ago · 3 Comments · 705 views


Samsung Electronics has posted its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2014, and the news looks less than convincing. The company made some 5.29 trillion Won (about RM158.87 quadrillion) in profit, although that was down from the 8.31 trillion Won (about RM249.56 quadrillion) earned last year. This stands in stark contrast with its nearest rival Apple who yet again broke profit records on sales of its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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Sony To Cut Smartphone Division By 1,000 Jobs

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 819 views

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Sony is reducing the size of its smartphone division yet again. Some 1,000 jobs are set to be cut, most of which will be from Europe and China. There is no explanation on why this is happening, although it probably has something to do with the lackluster mobile sales.

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Maybank Unveils mPOS Portable Payment Device, With The Help of Maxis and Soft Space

by Chief Chapree · 1 month ago · 10 Comments · 3k views

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A traditional credit card reader is usually a wired device that is connected to a telephone cable which leave it restricted to cashier’s counter. That is certainly not the case with the new Maybank mPOS portable payment system that is designed to be used with smartphones and tablets.

The system is mainly aimed at SMEs and small retailers due to its low-cost entry point but it is generally meant for any merchants out there that require a mobile card payment solution. Launched earlier today, the bank has partnered with Maxis who has now include Maybank mPOS as part of its business solution.

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Microsoft Reveals Giant 4K All-in-One Computer, the Surface Hub

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 654 views


What happens when you scale a regular Microsoft Surface Pro all the way up to 84-inches? You get the new Microsoft Surface Hub, a massive All-in-One PC that appears to be designed for groups to work together on the same screen.

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HP Unveils Three New Tablets for the Workplace

by Terry Bass · 1 month ago · 1 Comment · 1.8k views


HP has unveiled three new products under its Pro Slate and Elite family. The Pro Slate tablets come in a 7.9-inch and a 12.3-inch variant, both of which are aimed at enterprise and business professionals. The Elite convertible laptop features an 11.6-inch screen size and runs Windows 8.

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