GE13

Spurned by Medium, MCMC strikes back, users suffer
Blog-publishing Medium has been blocked in Malaysia, a sign that the country is not quite ready for the bigger world out there, writes A. Asohan.
The Malaysian Government doesn’t buy spyware? Yeah, right
The Malaysian Government has denied buying spyware from the Hacking Team, but Keith Rozario has evidence otherwise.
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.
What Malaysia bought from spyware maker Hacking Team
The Hacking Team leaked emails should concern every Malaysian citizen: They show not only possibly illegal actions by certain of our government agencies, but also a scary degree of incompetence, writes Keith Rozario.
Malaysian business confidence back to post-election highs: ACCA
Malaysia has been one of the few major markets to have genuinely recovered in the second quarter of 2014, according to the largest economic survey of finance professionals around the world organised by the ACCA and IMA.
(2013 Top 10 Story) Google launches dedicated site for Malaysia’s general election
Google Inc has launched a dedicated page for Malaysia’s looming general election, the first such full-fledged election page for a South-East Asian country.
(2013 Top 10 Story) Online has most balanced GE13 coverage: Media watchdog
Actual data from a media monitoring initiative has proven what many Malaysians have suspected all along: That the online media provides more balanced political coverage than the mainstream media.
(2013 Top 10 Story) GE13: Is Najib winning the ‘social media election’?
GE13 may not be ‘Malaysia’s first social media election,’ but Meltwater’s monitoring of online buzz illustrates social media’s importance as a medium for campaign communications and political discourse.
Google top searches: Lahad Datu, smartphone rebate and GE13
The Lahad Datu standoff which began in February between armed militants and security forces in eastern Sabah had Malaysians gripped and searching for news and updates on Google.com.my during the four-month saga, the company said after unveiling its annual Year End Zeitgeist report.
Malaysian businesses believe conditions are ‘deteriorating’
The post-election boost to business confidence has vanished in Malaysia as only 13% of businesses report confidence gains in the third quarter of the year, according to new findings from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in their Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS).
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