Author: A. Asohan

50 hues of Big Blue: IBM’s transformation, according to Paul Moung
There was a time when IBM was such a dominant force in the computing world that there was a saying, “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” IBM Malaysia managing director Paul Moung, a 30-year company man, talks to DNA about the trafsormation the company has undergone since.
Disrupting the retail industry: Here’s how you do it
Tech startups hoping to penetrate the retail industry should think about offering cloud-based or SaaS type solutions, but will still have to face cultural challenges, according to the experts at this month's DNA-TeAM Disrupt discussion.
Online fashion media makes it to The List
The List, Malaysia’s first digital-only fashion magazine, launched in mid-June, hoping to bring the Asian and Western fashion worlds to a tech-savvy audience.  A. Asohan has the story.
Our rights, online and offline
When we discuss 'Internet rights and freedoms,' we're not talking about any 'special rights' but merely those already accorded us by the Federal Constitution, writes A. Asohan.
Block Facebook? Why not go the whole nine yards?
The Malaysian Government is looking into the possibility of blocking Facebook. Why not block the entire Internet and remove ourselves from the international community, asks A. Asohan.
Internet censorship: You’ve already won, Dr Mahathir
Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has once again gone on record to call for the Internet to be censored in Malaysia. He's already got his way, actually, and Malaysians are paying the heavy price, argues DNA executive editor A. Asohan.
Digerati50: The 'old media' geek
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] 
Malaysia’s WaryBee in crowdfunding drive on StarHub platform
Malaysian startup WaryBee has launched a crowdfunding drive as one of the inaugural campaigns on StarHub’s Crowdtivate platform that also went live officially this morning (July 22).
Malaysia's first fashion and technology mashup event
It would have been inconceivable just a few years ago, but there is now a mashup of the disparate worlds of fashion and technology, and nowhere was it more apparent than in the inaugural Runway 2.0 show held in Petaling Jaya recently.
Small software firm finds global success, hit by double-whammy
Radica Software, a small Malaysian firm specialising in CAD software for electrical engineers, has a veritable ‘who’s who’ list of global clients, but its growth is being stymied by multinational licensing regimes and what can only be described as online payment prejudice, writes A. Asohan.
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