Author: Goh Thean Eu

Still space for another e-shopping player, says GemFive
GuoLine eMarketing is officially launching its GemFive online shopping portal on May 18, and despite the glut of rivals, believes the market is relatively untapped and that there is space to grow.
MDeC bullish on attracting investments in 2015
Malaysia’s national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is bullish on the technology sector’s investment climate for this year, saying that foreign and domestic companies continue to show interest in setting up or expanding their presence in the country.
Oracle gets aggressive about its cloud business
Software giant Oracle Corp has aggressive plans to grow its cloud business in Asia Pacific, including South-East Asia, reports Goh Thean Eu.
How affordable are Malaysia’s ‘affordable’ broadband packages?
DNA editor Goh Thean Eu gives a simple overview of how Malaysian telcos’ broadband packages stack up against each other, as well as against other players in the region.
Businesses still figuring out their cloud strategy: NetApp CTO
The cloud makes a lot of sense for midsized companies, but may not be compelling enough for big enterprises with fairly well-run IT operations, according to NetApp CTO Jay Kidd.
Monetisation currently takes a backseat for Tripda
The existence of many ride-sharing and carpooling companies did not prevent new kid on the block Tripda from setting up a presence in Malaysia as well as other markets around the world.
Entrepreneur coaching not just for young startups: Proficeo
Proficeo, the programme manager for Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd’s Coach and Grow Programme (CGP), hopes that the next intake will include greater participation from companies in the ‘growth and global’ stages.
Ensogo raises another US$30mil by issuing 183mil new shares
ASX-listed e-commerce company Ensogo Ltd has managed to raise another A$38 million (US$29.7 million) from institutional investors, by issuing 183 million new shares.
TM unfazed by increasing VOD competition
Despite the increasing competition in the video-on-demand (VOD) space, fixed-line operator Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) believes that it has what it takes to stay competitive with its HyppTV Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service.
Astro takes on Spotify and Deezer with its Raku app
Malaysia’s largest pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd has launched its own music and radio streaming app called Raku, hoping that it would be able to make a difference – to Malaysian listeners and artistes, at least.
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