Author: Edwin Yapp

Edwin Yapp: My Fave 5 of 2016
Cloud, telco spectrum, digitisation and artificial intelligence amongst the topics closest to Edwin Yapp’s mind in 2016
Digerati50: News, with a dash of spice
Inspired by Malaysiakini, The Edge, Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah, Lau Chak Onn launched Cilisos to add some oomph to local news in Malaysia.
Amazon Web Services trains its spotlight on artificial intelligence
Cloud vendor Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc has unveiled a slew of new cloud-based services, the most eye-catching of which is a series of new artificial intelligence (AI) services.
Asian smartphone users more willing to spend via app: Google
Smartphone users across Asia have become more accustomed to the idea of purchasing products and services within apps, a trend that might become more prevalent over the next few years, according to a new study commissioned by Google Inc.
Private, public partnership needed in tech ecosystem
If there’s one thing to take away from the recently concluded Oslo Innovation Week it’s that there is an increasing need for the tech industry – both the private and public sector  – to band and come together for the sake of innovation.
Fintech: Collaborate rather than compete, says VC
Fintech has been hailed as the next frontier in the financial services industry and rightfully so as it has the potential to shake up incumbent businesses. But fintech isn’t just about disruption to FSIs, according to a venture capitalist.
Tech community bands together to help refugees
Techfugees looks to expand its reach beyond Europe into South-East Asia in a bid to broaden its mission by utilising technology to create innovative solutions to help displaced refugees.
Big data blues? It's all about the 'so what' question
Big data has been the buzz phrase in the tech world for a few years now. But is it more hype than reality? Edwin Yapp has a candid chat with one expert on the state of big data in the world today.
AIG, Dimension Data team up to offer cyber insurance
AIG Malaysia Bhd partners with Dimension Data to offer a comprehensive set of cyber security assessment services in a bid to complement the former’s insurance offerings.
MDEC developing ‘digital maturity index’ for digitalisation
Malaysia is in the process of trying to develop an index to measure how mature organisations are in their quest to become digitalised, according to the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation.
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