Author: Lum Ka Kay

New MaGIC CEO rolls up his sleeves, ready to launch new stuff
Newly-minted MaGIC CEO Ashran Ghazi shares his thoughts on the ecosystem and the latest project he’s working on: Creativity and Innovation Labs which will be launched by end-2016.
Unicorns: Not quite mythical, but a rarity in South-East Asia
Unicorns are rare in South-East Asia because of the region’s various levels of complexity, according to panellists at the Wild Digital Conference in KL.
Digital: Jobs cuts yes, but new jobs will be created says Ericsson group CTO
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will move the global economy towards a services focus where connectivity is key, says Ericsson group CTO Ulf Ewaldsson.
Malaysian consumers not happy with their telcos and banks: Frost study
Telcos, banks and insurance providers need to design their customer experience approach by looking at different stages of customer purchase and touch points, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Wedding and motherhood startup Nuren goes live on Crowdo ECF platform
Malaysian wedding and motherhood e-commerce startup Nuren is aiming to raise about US$48K on Crowdo’s equity crowdfunding platform. 
Strong ICT growth despite global economic slump: Ericsson group CTO
ICT – especially mobility, cloud and broadband – will buck the trend because it plays a crucial role in connecting the world, according to Ericsson senior VP and group CTO Ulf Ewaldsson.
Digital transformation: Expect massive job cuts, says Gartner senior VP
Gartner senior vice president Dale Kutnick predicts that physical sensors will grow rapidly in the next 5-10 years, but also warns that digital transformation will lead to massive job cuts in the near future.
Despite challenges, small businesses gung-ho about growth: ServisHero survey
More than half of Malaysian and Singaporean small businesses are optimistic about growth despite the signs of a challenging business environment, according to the inaugural Small Business Sentiment and Friendliness Survey conducted by on-demand services startup ServisHero.
SMEs do not have a level playing in Malaysia: Panel
Does Malaysia have a level playing field for private businesses? What business model should universities adopt when it comes to commercialising their research? This, and more …
U Mobile the first Malaysian operator to launch WiFi calling
Malaysia’s No 4 mobile operator U Mobile is No 1 in one area: It has taken the lead to launch WiFi calling, reports Lum Ka Kay.
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