Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Nusajaya Tech Park Sendirian Berhad (NTPSB) have collaborated on developing a technology park in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor. The three-part agreement covers a range of services including connectivity, data centres as well as cloud services. Not only that, smart services will also be readily available to all business owners in the park, covering both safety and security aspects.
Google is investigating allegations of tampering with an Adwords account, and circumventing a digital advertising agency by dealing directly with the client; a Singaporean government linked company (GLC). A Singapore-based Google executive directly approached the client, while the unidentified advertising agency’s Google Adwords account was mysteriously suspended.
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) has shared its view of the ICT sector in Malaysia once the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is implemented on the 1st of April 2015. According to the association, we can expect to see up to 30% drop in sales once GST hits.
HTC has had a reshuffle of personnel at the top level with current CEO Peter Chou transitioning to a new role within the company. HTC chairperson Cher Wang will be taking his place as CEO. The handover of position has been on the cards for some time now, with Chou already sharing some of his responsibilities with Wang prior to the announcement. The only unusual matter of note is the timing of the change.
Adobe is upgrading its productivity tools with the launch of the Adobe Document Cloud. Based on a monthly subscription, the productivity suite will include a range of apps that extend its capabilities, letting users sign electronically, storing documents on the cloud and password-protecting files.
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.
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.
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.