Author: A. Asohan

Linguistics, technology and protecting your data
In today’s world, where technology is part of our daily lives, the field of linguistics has been thrown wide open, especially with increasing interest in the inter-related fields of natural language processing (NLP), machine learning and languages, and computational linguistics, writes A. Asohan.
Digerati50: Audacity unchained
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
Week in Review: Startups need to broaden their horizons
Too many startups in Malaysia pay very little attention to technological breakthroughs, but that may not necessarily be a bad thing, ponders A. Asohan.
Desirable companies: Google only tech company in Malaysia’s Top 5
Google Malaysia was the only technology company in a recent survey by online recruitment portal JobStreet.com on the top companies Malaysian employees want to work for, and why. DNA speaks to a Google Malaysia senior executive to find out what's so special about its work culture.
Designers and developers, living together … what next?
Pixaworks Creative is kicking off its ‘StartupHouse’ programme, which will bring together 10 designers and developers to live, design and code their apps for three months at a house in the smart city of Cyberjaya, guided by experienced mentors.
The digital/ mobile revolution: Malaysian marketers are laggards
Despite the fact that consumers are spending more time online and on mobile, Malaysian marketers are lagging substantially behind their Asia Pacific and global counterparts in terms of digital and mobile media spend, according to a joint study on user behaviour by Yahoo and Mindshare.
SecQ.me founder James Khoo quits the startup life
James Khoo of personal safety app startup SecQ.me, who is leaving the company he founded more than three years ago and will be looking for a full-time job to support his family, talks to A. Asohan.
A firewall around YouTube, a fence around Digital Malaysia
Home Minister Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that his ministry was working with the MCMC to set up a ‘firewall’ on websites, mentioning YouTube in particular. A. Asohan does not know whether to be appalled or amused.
MOL Global postpones Q3 reporting, CFO quits, shares plunge
Nasdaq-listed MOL Global Inc, which had a dismal debut on the stock exchange, announced it would delay reporting its third quarter 2014 financial results and that its CFO had resigned, which saw its shares plunge and US law firms announcing they were investigating the company.
Made-in-Malaysia platform out to solve the SME tech dilemma
Mercado has launched its homegrown cloud-based platform which offers a suite of business applications built on top of Microsoft Corp’s Office 365, saying it wants to be the catalyst to move Malaysian SMEs to the online world.
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