Support for Malaysia’s Digital Economy Blueprint

This includes the goal to create a hyper-scale data centre with an expected investment of RM15 billion. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) welcomes the launch of the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL) that YAB Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced last week. The agency is excited about this initiative and…

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Reimagining real estate with AI

Artificial intelligence capabilities to enhance efficiency and simplify selection of property content. Australian founded online real estate website, buymyplace has launched an automated version of its platform that empowers Australian property owners to sell their property privately, putting them in charge of the sale of their home from go-to-whoa and…

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Australia commits A$13M to stop online disinformation with Malaysia

The leaders agreed to elevate relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. The leaders of Malaysia and Australia recently held a bilateral meeting to discuss issues that will help expand their cooperation and address pressing challenges. Australian PM Scott Morrison and Malaysia PM Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin both agreed the CSP will…

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Malaysia updates on its National Technology and Innovation Sandbox

Khairy Jamaluddin, Malaysia Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation talks about initiative launched in 2020 On 19 August, 2020 the Prime Minister launched the National Technology and Innovation Sandbox (NTIS). NTIS is a facility that is run by MOSTI that allows researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs to test their products and…

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Malaysia gest smart technology into classrooms

Aims to address the imbalance of science and mathematics education in rural schools due to the undersupply of teachers. Malaysia’s Sarawak Education, Science and Technological Research Ministry has chosen NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited for its first phase statewide project to adopt NetDragon’s Education Technology Smart Classroom Solution by Minister Datuk…

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Malaysia sees uptick of spending on communication and collaboration software

Other ICT spending declined in 2020. While the enterprise spending on most ICT solutions in Malaysia declined in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, the communications and collaboration software market in the country bucked the trend and registered a year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth of 19.1 per cent, finds GlobalData, a leading…

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Intel has announced a new security capability

The Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology. Intel control-flow enforcement technology (CET) was built with CPU-level security capabilities to help protect against common malware attack methods that have been a challenge to mitigate with software alone. Intel CET is designed to protect against the misuse of legitimate code through control-flow hijacking attacks…

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Malaysia Govt. mandates digital economy to lead recovery

MDEC has been tasked to focus on growth through public-private partnerships. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has welcomed overseas digital investment into the local market, following the gradual reopening of its economic sector. It has been mandated to lead the country’s digital economy, is now focusing on accelerating its growth…

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Malaysia revokes 5G spectrum to a number telcos

Speculations it has been awarded to a small telco with billionaire ties. Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia has announced it has revoked18 instruments including Instructions and Determinants are applicable use of frequency bands of 700MHz, 900MHz, and 2600MHz frequency bands. In a statement Dato’ Saifuddin bin Abdullah Minister of…

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