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Abeja is an artificial intelligence consulting company that’s making waves in the Japanese tech industry.
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COLOGNE, Aug 24 — Clunky games consoles with blobby pixels might not be the latest thing—but they’re still cool even if you’re no longer at school.
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COLOGNE, Aug 24 — Among countless stands of car manufacturers, software developers and engineering universities at Cologne’s video games convention, the sight of fatigue-clad soldiers manning the ...
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An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers battered by...
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This is it. It’s finally here, the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro has finally been launched globally, and it will probably make its way into the Malaysian market pretty soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 ― A new Huawei device is coming to Malaysia next week and it’s a global premiere of the Nova 5T. Huawei Malaysia has sent out media invites for the launch event that’s happ...
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 24 ― Google yesterday told employees to focus on work instead of heated debates about politics with colleagues at the internet company, which has long been known for encouraging p...
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You don't even have to click on the Facebook 'Like' button for it to start tracking you – just opening a page with one will send your IP address, browser ID, and the date and...
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People were visibly upset when the found out that the 3D scanner app on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ was not available on the smartphone at launch.
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Google and Apple have developed tools to help their users reduce their screen time.
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Pinterest and Instagram seem fairly similar, these platforms are actually quite different.
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Inspired by the world’s best racing cars, noblechairs Epic gaming chair series made its debut in Malaysia in 2016.
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SEATTLE, Aug 23 — The latest from mobile puzzle developer Spry Fox is Steambirds Alliance, a free computer game about spacefaring birds blasting cruel cat bosses and avoiding moving bullets — and,...
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If you watched my unboxing video of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+, you may have noticed that there were two adapters included.
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An understated feature that has been around with Samsung’s flagship smartphones is the Samsung DeX feature.
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Touch ‘n Go has kicked off a Jom Makan campaign where you can enjoy special offers for Malaysians’ all-time favourites with their eWallet. From 18th August to 7th September 2019, you can enjoy a p...
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Alibaba’s rumored acquisition of Kaola, NetEase’s cross-border ecommerce business, has reportedly fallen through after the two companies failed to agree on details, according to a Chinese media re...
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Pinduoduo, China’s third largest ecommerce company, plans to establish its own logistics data network to speed up deliveries as it competes with market leaders Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com. Sup...
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Singapore-based blockchain startup Terra has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Hong Kong blockchain investor HashKey Capital, an affiliate of fintech company HashKey Group.
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Valve has recently courted controversy among those in the white-hat hacker circle.
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The FBI announced an indictment charging 80 people with stealing at least US$46mil (RM192mil) through various schemes.
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French president Emmanuel Macron, who will defend a global tax on tech giants at this weekend's G7 meeting, criticised a "crazy" system that gives firms a "permanent tax haven status".
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Online celebrity stages collision with his mother to try to attract more followers on social media.
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Users can now find photos in Google Photos based on text in the image or even convert that text into editable digital text, using Google Lens's OCR.
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Many high-profile figures seeking to denounce the fires in the Amazon have unwittingly ended up misleading millions on social media.
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Rights group and journalists slammed the Indonesian government's move to block Internet access in its easternmost region of Papua, saying it made reporting...
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Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc quietly dominate the world of Cloud computing, but there’s a threat looming on the horizon.
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When athletes and organisers descend on Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games, they’ll be ferried around in autonomous cars.
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Spotify Premium's free subscription now extended from one month to three months.
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A new Facebook feature that lets users clear their browser history just got sidetracked by concerns that it would also allow sex traffickers to cover their tracks.
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Google and other tech giants have said they will block an Internet security certificate issued by Kazakhstan's authoritarian government over concerns it can intercept...
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Police say man from Fujian province was detained while trying to burn body on remote farm after strangling girlfriend.
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Google outlined a plan to try and make surfing the web more private while still allowing enough targeted advertising to keep publishers – and itself – in business.
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French president Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move US president Donald Trump described as 'foolishness'.
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Pinduoduo Inc had little clue about the whereabouts of millions of parcels delivered every day to its shoppers. Now it’s finally getting ready to take back control of that...
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Google on Aug 22 said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in...
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When it comes to credit card rewards in the US, it's not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving beyond suburban staples to include...
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Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major...
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Earlier today, local ride-hailing company MyCar held a press conference to call for the Malaysian authorities to reconsider the decision to approve motorcycle ride-hailing services such as Go-Jek. Aft...
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The ROG Phone II is expected to come to Malaysia very soon but if you can’t wait, you can consider getting the Chinese version that’s released in partnership with Tencent.
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Barely 5 months after the launch of the Oppo Reno, it seems like the company is about to launch the 2nd generation Reno smartphone really soon.
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If you haven’t already heard, the Cabinet has agreed in principle to Syed Saddiq’s proposal to bring Indonesian motorcycle ride-hailing service Gojek into Malaysia.
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Apple’s recent troubles in China have been blamed on many things, but China’s reliance on mini programs inside WeChat – and not exclusive apps only found on the iOS App Store – is one major fa...
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Singapore-based foodtech startup Ai Palette banked S$1.5 million (roughly US$1.1 million) in a seed round led by cross-border venture funding initiative Decacorn Capital.
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Indonesian ecommerce unicorn Bukalapak has launched a tax payment feature that lets Indonesians pay for expenses like income tax, value-added tax, and luxury sales tax through the Bukalapak platform.
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Earlier in the year, Samsung announced the Galaxy A50 and A30, which came to our shores a few weeks later.
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Despite Sony Mobile officially withdrawing from the Southeast Asian region, it looks like Sony Malaysia is still interested in selling you smartphones because they’ve just launched the Sony Xperia 1...
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KLIA is still facing disruption of its systems which causes delays to scheduled flights.
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Swoop Aero, a provider of on-demand autonomous air transport service for medical supplies, has secured seven-figure funding in a round co-led by venture capital firms Tempus Partners and Right Click C...
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Indonesia-based Kedai Sayur, a startup that digitizes vegetable hawkers in the country, has raised US$4 million in a round led by East Ventures.
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Japanese robotics startup Gitai has raised about US$4.1 million from Spiral Ventures Japan, DBJ Capital, J-Power, and 500 Startups Japan (now Coral Capital), TechCrunch Japan reported.
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Jay Huang and Peter Yoong first met at CtrlShift, a digital advertising company which the latter co-founded.
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Months after its debut at MWC 2019 and just a couple of weeks after its appearance on the SIRIM database, Sony is finally ready to debut the Xperia 1 in Malaysia.
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NEW YORK, Aug 23 — The latest expansion for computer and console game The Sims 4 brings spell casting, potion concoction, and even magical duels in the quiet town of Glimmerbrook, as Halloween appro...
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23 ― Google seems to have run out of sweets to name new versions of its Android operating system after.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23 ― Originally scheduled for September 2, the mobile Gears of War game with a Funko Pop collectible figurine aesthetic is available for iOS and Android nearly two weeks early.
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It was a love affair that started at 15 when Cheong Jin Xi was studying in Australia in 2006.
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Tesla has begun rolling out the latest software update for their Models S and X, a change that actually modifies the models' suspensions.
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MacRumors spotted a new support page published by Apple instructing Apple Card owners on how to care for their new plastic.
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Russia launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station.
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Jaguar Land Rover revealed that they are developing a head-up display that could project safety information in front of drivers and 3D entertainment in front of passengers.
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Following a conclusive testing phase in India and Indonesia, Google Go, the light version of the essential mobile search app, will finally freely available worldwide.
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This is it. The end of an era.
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ABILLIONVEG, a social impact platform powering the plant-based movement, has today announced that it has secured US$2 million (RM8.36 million) in seed funding led by California based venture fund 500 ...
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For such a long time, Google has associated its Android operating system with confectionary names.
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PC gamer the world over are no strangers to the digital right management (DRM) brand, Denuvo.
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It appears that Canon may have had a bit of an accident with two of its cameras.
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For more than a decade, record sales have been about as close to a sure thing as exists in the rarely settled music industry.
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Russian Internet group Mail.ru has teamed up with investment firm Proxima Capital to buy a controlling stake in car-sharing operator YouDrive, which it may fold into its planned food and taxi joint venture with state-run Sberbank.
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Spotify has just announced that they’ve extended the free trial period for Spotify Premium.
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Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) is in discussions with companies including Singapore Telecommunications about seeking one of the city-state’s planned virtual bank licenses, according to people f...
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Fitness wearables maker Fitbit has partnered with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board (HPB) on a population-based public health project in support of the country’s Smart Nation initiative.
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Back with the launch of its Galaxy S10 series, Samsung followed up their release with Marvel-themed protective cases, which in turn was in conjunction with the MCU universe.
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Aimbots are one of the many banes of competitive first person shooters.
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AMD’s RDNA GPU architecture was first announced during Computex 2019, and the release of its Radeon RX 5700 series graphics card followed soon after.
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BANGKOK, Aug 22 — Technological innovations — from unique digital identies for drought-hit farmers to use of data from drones and social media — can better predict increasingly complex disasters...
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Apple Inc is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including "Pro” iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest laptop in years.
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YouTube Messages, which was first introduced in January of 2017, will be turned off by Sept 18, the company announced this week.
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The co-founder of DeepMind, the high-profile artificial intelligence lab owned by Google, has been placed on leave after controversy over some of the projects he led.
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An earlier report suggested that the upcoming iPhone XI, or 11, could be the last time we ever see the Lightning cable, with Apple planning to switch over to USB Type-C ports for its 2020 range of iPh...
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I’ve finally gotten my hands on a proper Samsung Galaxy Note 10+.
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Sometime in mid-2018, Mark Zuckerberg announced at Facebook’s annual developer conference that the tech giants would be introducing a privacy tool soon, one that would let users clear their browsing...
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We’re back! We kinda disappeared for a little while there but the good news is that we’re back with a brand new episode.
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Nexting Ventures CEO Sophia Tey Malaysia has got a new startup incubator, with Selangor-based Nexting Venturesannouncing its official launch.
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The Mi 9T has all the bells and whistles of a flagship device—except it’s priced at RM 1,200.
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Back-to-school season in China’s universities has become another example of how facial recognition technology is now part of people’s everyday lives, just like social media, mobile payments, and o...
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Pinduoduo, a Chinese ecommerce platform that is seeking to dispel an association with price-sensitive customers, said it gained more customers from the nation’s most developed cities, a feat that wo...
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Play Ventures, an early-stage gaming venture capital fund, announced the final closing of its first fund at US$40 million, exceeding the original targeted fund size by US$10 million.
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Back in June this year, a Chinese semiconductor company by the name of Zhaoxin made the headlines when it announced that it had released its own set of CPUs. Now, a Chinese manufacturer by the name of...
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HYDERABAD: India needs to encourage e-commerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic growth, a senior Amazon.com executive ...
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Employees warned about what they do in and out of work hours as staff details are leaked by pro-government group on Telegram app. Carrier even tells staff not to discuss anti-government protests during preflight briefings.
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Samsung's roadshow - to be held in five malls across Malaysia - for its new Galaxy Note 10 series will feature free gifts, rebates and trade in offers.
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US Energy Secretary Rick Perry – who oversees the country's nuclear arsenal – has fallen for an Instagram hoax.
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Facebook's plan to hire professional journalists instead of relying solely on algorithms to deliver news is a positive step but is unlikely to shake up an embattled media industry, analysts say.
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Facebook Inc said on Aug 22 it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipulate or corrupt public debate".
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Eminem’s music publisher sued Spotify USA Inc for copyright infringement for allegedly streaming hundreds of the American rapper’s songs billions of times without a license.
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Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms by agreeing to meet with representatives of Manchester United they announced on Wednesday.
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Beijing’s propaganda drive is facing increased scrutiny after recent crackdown by social media giants. Accounts show that China’s Internet regulator agreed a contract worth almost US$1mil with People’s Daily while hundreds of state media ads are running on Facebook.
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If you are interested in the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro, it seems like you can now purchase this device Malaysia. And redmi has just revealed a teaser of their upcoming Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro.
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EMUI 10 has just been launched, and a host of new features is coming to Huawei smartphones with the Android Q-based update.
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OnePlus is about to introduce their first TV product very soon and it’s simply called the OnePlus TV.
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Baidu co-founder and chief executive Robin Li Yanhong has called on his employees to make bold moves to “get back on top” as the company prepares to celebrate its 20th birthday.
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Real-time customer management platform RateIt has secured US$5 million in a series A round led by Tin Men Capital, a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on business-to-business tech investmen...
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While China has universal basic healthcare in name, the emphasis is on basic – people often pay from half to 70% of expenses out of pocket for minor ailments, according to a McKinsey study.
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The league listing for the upcoming eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 has revealed that the six-time Malaysia Super League winner, Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT) will be featured in it.
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Following the official unveiling of the first eleven Ice Lake 10th Gen Intel Core mobile processors a few weeks ago, Intel last night has revealed eight more new chips for the family.
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Hot on the heels of the global launch for the Mi 9T Pro, Xiaomi is busy at work once again as its sub-brand, Redmi is about to release yet another new set of devices into the market.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 22 ― As the first generation of professional gamers enters retirement, eSports is forced to confront a vexed question: After years spent killing rivals in a virtual world, what next?
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Badly injured on a cliffside in southern Italy, a French hiker called emergency services this month, but he could not tell them exactly where he was after a fall that broke his legs.
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Harley-Davidson announced that not only is their bike lineup expanding for 2020 but also that they've got new integrated vehicle technology.
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Deutsche Telekom AG is betting that building the Netflix of videogames can stave off competition from the likes of Alphabet Inc’s Google and Microsoft Corp in the burgeoning sector of cloud gaming.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 22 — Over a year since Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will be getting a Clear History tool, the feature finally began rolling out yesterday — but only in three countrie...
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Since poor lighting is a chronic impediment to videocalling, Google Duo is getting a new feature: low light mode.
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Porsche announced today that the company's very first fully electric vehicle will also be their first car to come with complete Apple Music integration.
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Reddit announced that it will be launching a live broadcasting feature for five days to test the waters regarding streaming on its platform.
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If you want to take a break and recharge from mentally challenging work, then it's best not to look at your phone, according to a new study in the United States.
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WHEN participants at the recent graduation ceremony for 50 micro entrepreneurs (pic, above) taking part in MDEC’s Level Up eUsahawan programme were asked, “Do you want more?”, the answer was a r...
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SOUTHEAST Asian venture capital firm East Ventures announced on Aug 21, the close of its sixth fund at US$75 million (RM313.41 million), more than double the firm’s initial US$30 million target (RM1...
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TIME dotCom recently achieved the AWS Service Delivery designation for AWS Direct Connect, which authorises it to provision private connections to AWS through its TIME Cloud Interconnect Direct servic...
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It’s no secret that Facebook likes tracking its users even when they aren’t on Facebook with a tool they call Pixel.
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Thailand's government on Aug 21 announced a plan to set up a centre to combat unverified news on social media platforms, rejecting concerns that it might be used to suppress free speech.
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BigPay, the prepaid Mastercard by AirAsia, has announced a revision to its BIG Points reward system.