Digital Malaysia

DNA on BFM: 4G bragging rights and Maslow
DNA founder Karamjit Singh had extra fun on today’s Tech Talk segment on BFM as he disrupted Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs theory. Catch the podcast to hear his rationale for doing so.
Budget 2016: Industry largely rah-rah, some concerns remain
While many industry players were largely enthusiastic about the national Budget 2016 that Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak tabled in Parliament on Oct 23, some concerns remained.
More than 400 e-tailers on board for #MyCyberSale 2015
Malaysia’s national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has announced that the country’s biggest online sales event #MyCyberSale will take place from Sept 28 to Oct 2 this year, involving more than 400 e-commerce retailers and promising discounts of up to 90%.
Week in Review: The Internet, messaging apps and elections
Singaporeans go to the polls today better informed than ever, thanks to the Internet and messaging apps, says Karamjit Singh, who also is excited to welcome AM-Met-Life Insurance CEO Ramzi Toubassy the What’s Next conference.
MDeC joins What’s Next as ‘Supporting Presenter’
National ICT custodian of Malaysia, Multimedia Development Corporation has joined DNA’s What’s Next conference as ‘Supporting Presenter’ announces Karamjit Singh.
eRezeki programme for low-income groups officially launched
MDeC has rolled out the national ‘eRezeki’ programme, aimed at providing additional earnings to Malaysians with a monthly household income of below RM4,000 (US$1,070), also referred to as the Bottom-40 (B40) group.
Make-or-break time for MyTV and DTTV
MyTV has unveiled its business plan for its digital terrestrial TV play. By charging RM12 million a year per channel to broadcasters, will it be easy for MyTV to recoup its multibillion-ringgit investment? Goh Thean Eu finds out from MyTV chief commercial officer Haniza Ros Nasaruddin.  
Malaysia’s budget cuts: IT sector to feel the pain
The Malaysian Government’s move to cut its growth forecast and revise its national budget for 2015 to take into account tumbling global crude oil prices is expected to have an impact on several areas in the ICT sector, according to industry observers.
Week in Review: Smart nation, digital nation
DNA’s Singapore editor Gabey Goh stacks up Malaysia and Singapore against each other, finds there are not many differences … except for a key one.
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.
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