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Maxis CEO: Google and FB should be sending us flowers!
Maxis CEO Morten Lundal spends 90mins with Karamjit Singh to talk about digital, Google, Facebook and making lots of money from digital services.
IAB SG releases guide to digital ad campaign
The IAB Singapore’s Measurement & Standards Committee on Aug 16 released a series of white papers guiding digital marketers on how to buy and assess the performance of digital advertising campaigns.
Google Science Fair: Singapore makes an impact, Malaysia in there too
Google Inc has announced the 16 global finalists for Google Science Fair 2016, which included a Malaysian and a team of three young Singaporean women.
Final days for Adobe Flash
The next version of Chrome, due out early next month, will automatically block non-visible Flash content, such as tracking and fingerprint cookies. Then, in December, Flash will be deprecated entirely, with exceptions for sites which only support Flash. All Flash functions will be replaced by HTML 5. It is now clear that the future definitely belongs to HTML 5. The days of Adobe Flash are certainly numbered.  
New security threat to Android devices
Four security holes collectively dubbed QuadRooter in Qualcomm chips used widely in Android devices have left as many as 900 million users vulnerable to malicious attacks. Most of the recent Android devices are affected including the BlackBerry Priv, Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, HTC One, HTC M9, HTC 10, LG G4, LG G5, LG V10, OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, OnePlus 3, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
Apple launches bug bounty programme
Apple follows Google and Microsoft by launching its first official public bug bounty programme. The amount of bug bounty varies depending on the type of bug found. It could be as much as US$200,000 if you catch a bug in the Apple secure boot system.  
Controversy-hit Rubber Boy tops YouTube charts in Malaysia
Google has revealed the list of Malaysia's most popular YouTube ads. The top spot goes to the controversy-hit Rubber Boy ad which had been the subject of plagiarism allegations.
More trouble for Google in Europe
Google is facing more investigations in Europe into its business practices. The European Commission has now added comparison shopping search services to its list of original complaints.
You need to trust in the cloud to reap its benefits, EIU-Google study finds
A report recently published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) underscores the importance of fostering trust in the cloud to reap its full business benefits.
Yahoo bets on the wrong CEO, plus entrepreneurship and football
When the ‘business frame’ is broken, tinkering at the edges is not going to work, writes Anwar Jumabhoy – who brings in football to explain his points!
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