Author: Goh Thean Eu

Organisations are slow on refreshing their OS: Zebra Technologies
Despite the impending cessation of support for Windows CE and Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5, many organisations are taking their time to make a decision on refreshing or changing their operating systems (OS) and such delays are hurting the organisation operation efficiencies
With Series A sealed, Soft Space now eyes stronger presence in Japan and Indonesia
AFTER spending five years building its foundation and keeping its business sustainable, Malaysian fintech company Soft Space Sdn Bhd - which secured its Series A US$5 million investment this week - is all set to scale its business aggressively
TM net profit falls 28% due to lower forex gains
Remained optimistic that it will achieve its 2017 financial targets despite fall in profit.
Rakuten Trade launched, eyes 30% market share
Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd, a joint-venture between Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd and Rakuten Securities Inc, hopes its new full fledge trading platform will capture a 30% share of the retail investor market [in terms of total trades] in three years.
Omesti: Partnership with Foster Moore will transform SEA business landscape
Omesti Bhd, a IT solutions provider formerly known as Formis Resources Bhd, has tied up with New Zealand-based Foster Moore to deploy the latter's proprietary electronic registry solution Catalyst across South East Asia and other markets.
Companies will struggle with public cloud first-or-only strategy, says Michael Dell
While analysts agree that public cloud first-or-only strategy is not the best answer for IT, they remained optimistic and confident on public cloud's future.
TMLS sees good traction on its TOMI chatbot
Some 60% of agency force engaging with the chatbot More than 95% of the users continue to regularly talk to TOMI one month after launch TOKIO Marine Life Insurance Singapore Ltd (TMLS), one of the top retirement insurance provider, is seeing encouraging results from the recent implementation of its TOMI chatbot. 
Dell Technologies unveils venture arm, sets to invest US$100 mil a year on startups
After a few years of operating under stealth mode, Dell Technologies Capital, the venture arm of Dell Technologies, is officially unveiled.
Cyberview zooms in on environmental sustainability in Smart City plan
By 2050, some 64% of Asia will be urbanised – creating sustainability challenges on a huge scale​ Initiatives are continuously underway in Cyberjaya to qualify its buildings for the Green Building Index (GBI) Certification
Celcom expects smoother IT transformation this round, may launch fixed-related services
The company is planning a capital expenditure of up to RM1.4 billion this year, and part of it will go to the IT transformation programme. 
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