Digital Malaysia

Digital Malaysia: MDeC launches SME e-commerce reward programme
MDeC has announced an e-commerce reward programme to spur the growth of SMEs doing business online, as part of the Digital Malaysia initiative.
Incoming MDeC CEO will have many challenges
Looking back at outgoing MDeC CEO Badlisham Ghazali’s track record, his successor will have to fill very big shoes, writes A. Asohan.
MDeC CEO Badlisham quits to take over beleaguered MAHB
MDeC chief executive officer Badlisham Ghazali has resigned and will be taking over as managing director of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), which has been facing public scrutiny over the escalating costs and delayed opening of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2).
Online donation startup SimplyGiving seeks 2nd round funding
KL-headquartered SimplyGiving.com, an online platform which allows users to donate and contribute to causes they care about, is seeking a second round of funding to fuel its regional expansion.
Malaysia to craft national IoT blueprint
National R&D centre Mimos Bhd has launched Malaysia’s first national Internet of Things (IoT) Technical Working Group workshop to kickstart the development of the ‘National IoT Blueprint,’ which would be presented to the Government by October.
'Mobilising' the Malaysian rental market with myRent
A new app called myRent developed by mobile development studio BinarizeMe wants to make navigating the rental market in Malaysia an easier, less painful and more mobile experience.
Malaysia and China in digital economy pact
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Digital Guangdong (IDG) to spur government-to-government cooperation in the ICT sector.
Taking merchandising from brick-and-mortar to the digital age
Threes & Tees is a digital merchandising platform that takes care of all a brand’s merchandising needs, from e-commerce, payment and procurement to fulfilment and even design. A. Asohan speaks to its founder Ija Mohan.  
Digital Malaysia announces two new initiatives
The Ninth Digital Malaysia Steering Committee has tabled two new initiatives at its most recent meeting, one to accelerate e-commerce via a nationwide ‘cybersale’ and the other to improve the quality of life for traditional religious institutions (Sekolah Pondok) through crowdfunding.
Creative multimedia: Private sector urged to step up
The private sector needs to play a bigger role in growing the country’s creative multimedia industry, urged Malaysia’s national ICT custodian, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).
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