Sime Darby Motors partners with Syncron

Malaysian auto distributor to exceed customer expectations. Sime Darby Motors Malaysia has teamed up with Syncron to optimize service parts inventory and to accelerate the digitalization of spare parts processes for its Ford and Hyundai branches. Syncron Inventory™ eliminates the need to manage aftermarket parts inventory using a manual Suggested Order…

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MDEC’s business mission to Jakarta

Malaysian tech companies and other agencies to follow up on opportunities. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), through its recent Business Mission to Indonesia, has garnered over RM100 million in qualified digital opportunities. This is MDEC’s first Business Mission to Indonesia since borders were reopened in March 2022. Held from 16…

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MDEC launches digital content creator’s challenge

Up to RM100,000 worth of prize money available. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, has launched the Digital Content Creators Challenge (DC3) for 2022. Started in 2006, DC3 is one of the platforms that provides seed funding for creative content developers to create portfolio or intellectual…

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Digibank consortium selected to receive Malaysia digital banking licence

Malaysia digital bank will accelerate access to financial services. Grab Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GRAB) and Singtel announced today that GXS Bank Pte. Ltd., their digital bank joint venture, and a consortium of Malaysian investors including Kuok Brothers Sdn. Bhd (the “Malaysia digital bank consortium”) have been selected to receive a…

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Malaysian employees need skilled talent for digital transformation

Most organisations reported undergoing restructuring to adapt to changes in the world of work. 62 per cent of employers in Malaysia said they were confident about hiring the skilled talent their organisation needs in 2022, according to findings from the 2022 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Yet, most organisations reported undergoing restructuring…

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Propped up by the Malaysian Govt. smartphone market set to rise

Aggressive shipments in 2021H1 fuelled this growth despite a decline. Malaysia’s smartphone market closed 2021 with over 12 million units according to the latest International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Aggressive shipments in 2021H1 fuelled this growth despite a decline for both supply and demand in the second half of the…

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How Sinisana Technologies builds trust and traceability

Essentially a digital ledger of transactions duplicated and distributed. Blockchain technology has so long been associated with cryptocurrency and investments that it’s often hard to imagine its application in other sectors. Essentially a digital ledger of transactions duplicated and distributed across an entire network of computer systems, blockchain has the…

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Fostering innovation and growth in Malaysia’s Islamic digital economy

The agreement will facilitate the expansion of the Al Manassah sukuk trading platform solution. Malaysian tech start-up Freya Capital Sdn. Bhd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) National Bonds, the private joint stock shareholding company under the Investment Corporation of Dubai, the investment…

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Malaysia’s fertile ground for agtech investments

Malaysia is currently home to a growingly robust agriculture technology ecosystem. Chilli farmers under the purview of Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Kuala Langat (PPKKL) are now reaping the benefits from their investments into digital agriculture technology (AgTech). By adopting Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled fertigation systems, these farmers are benefitting from encouraging…

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Enterprise server spending in Malaysia, Singapore grows

Malaysia to grow at 7.6 per cent CAGR over 2020-2025 The overall addressable market for enterprise servers in Malaysia is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6 per centbetween 2020-2025, driven by the ongoing expansion of data center capabilities by leading vendors coupled with high-speed computing by the enterprises,…

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