TOP 50 MOST FUNDED DIGITAL STARTUPS IN ASEAN IN 2018

TOP 50 MOST FUNDED DIGITAL STARTUPS IN ASEAN IN 2018

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
1. Singapore – GRAB ($5.8 billion) Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform that offers the fastest booking service for taxis, private cars and motorbikes through one mobile. Their go-to-market strategies and campaign have successfully garnered countless users across 6 countries in less than four years. 2. Singapore – Sea (Garena) ($2.0 billion) Garena is a leading platform provider for online PC and mobile digital content in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, as well as the exclusive operator in the region for popular titles such as League of Legends, FIFA Online 3, Point Blank, Blade & Soul and Arena of Valor. 3. Indonesia – Tokopedia ($1.1 billion) Tokopedia’s mission is to democratize commerce through technology. Since its founding in 2009, Tokopedia has been a force that pioneers digital transformation in Indonesia. 4. Malaysia –…
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Historian Khoo Kay Kim, 82, passes on from lung failure

Historian Khoo Kay Kim, 82, passes on from lung failure

Brunei, Kalimantan, Sabah, Sarawak
PETALING JAYA: Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim, widely regarded as Malaysia's national historian, died of lung failure on Tuesday morning (May 28) at the University Malaya Medical Centre at the age of 82. Born in 1937 to Peranakan Chinese parents in Kampar, Perak, Khoo started out wanting to be a football player, but eventually chose to go to university. It led him to a scholarly life, dedicated to history. Khoo, who graduated from Universiti Malaya, never slowed down in the academic field, spending decades shaping the course of education history in the country. He served for over 50 years in Universiti Malaya’s history department, becoming a lecturer first in 1967 and, subsequently, gaining his professorship and appointment as the chair of Malaysian History from 1974 up to his…
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Komited bantu IR 4.0 di Malaysia, Serba Dinamik anjur sidang kemuncak

Komited bantu IR 4.0 di Malaysia, Serba Dinamik anjur sidang kemuncak

Brunei, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9BRizDYBMo[/embed] Menyahut seruan kerajaan dalam memacu Malaysia sebagai tumpuan industri teknologi tinggi menjelang 2025 selaras dengan dasar nasional industri empat perpuluhan kosong. Syarikat multinasional, Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad bakal mengadakan Sidang Kemuncak Beyond Paradigm pada Julai ini. Pengarah Urusan Kumpulannya, Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah berkata, sidang itu bertujuan memberi peluang kepada rakyat Malaysia memahami dengan lebih mendalam mengenai IR empat perpuluhan kosong.. Sekaligus menjadikan mereka lebih berdaya saing. [Source: "Komited bantu IR 4.0 di Malaysia, Serba Dinamik anjur sidang kemuncak" published by AstroAwani] Photo Credits: AstroAwani
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Here’s What Sophia, the First Robot Citizen, Thinks About Gender and Consciousness

Here’s What Sophia, the First Robot Citizen, Thinks About Gender and Consciousness

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
In a video that's as unsettling as it is awe-inspiring, Sophia — the world's first robot citizen — breaks down everything from gender to ethical robot design. Sophia spoke last month at a festival of the future called Brain Bar in Budapest, Hungary. Since Sophia was activated in April 2015, she has appeared publicly to speak about women's rights issues, her own citizenship and other topics. The android made big news in October 2017, when she was granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia at the tech summit Future Investment Initiative (FII). And more recently, Sophia spoke at Brain Bar, which describes itself as "The Biggest European Festival of the Future." [Machine Dreams: 22 Human-Like Androids from Sci-Fi] At Brain Bar, Sophia had a lot to say. And while no one would likely mistake her for…
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Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia is a coding companion for young girls

Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia is a coding companion for young girls

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
https://www.instagram.com/p/BtNURrAB0CH/?utm_source=ig_embed Hanson Robotics has created a "little sister" version of AI robot Sophia, intended to help young girls learn to code and gain an understanding of STEM subjects. Little Sophia is a 14-inch tall AI robot with humanoid features and a skin-like surface that covers the robotics in her head. She will be the first commercial robot with a face that resembles a human. Created by Hanson Robotics founder David Hanson, she is made to function as a learning companion for children aged seven to 13 years old, especially girls, to learn STEM subjects – science, technology engineering, mathematics. "We believe that Little Sophia can help to introduce STEM, coding and AI to children – especially girls – in a fun, safe, inspiring and interactive way that might help to…
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Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia Teaches STEM, Robotics, AI to Children

Hanson Robotics’ Little Sophia Teaches STEM, Robotics, AI to Children

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Hanson Robotics' Little Sophia is Sophia the Robot's little sister. Little Sophia, a human-like miniature version of Sophia is a new kind of STEM, AI, and coding learning companion for ages 7+ individuals and a great tool for teachers and schools. Hanson Robotics is a multiple award-winning Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics company based in Hong Kong that creates empathetic, living, intelligent humanoid robots with embedded state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence that are designed to colive, cowork, educate, and collaborate with humans. Hanson Robotics' robots work with a combination of neural networks, machine perception, adaptive motor control, and conversational natural language processing (NLP). With 14-inches tall Little Sophia, Hanson Robotics aims to encourage early introduction of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), AI, coding, and robotics to children in a fun and creative way picking on the natural…
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Indonesia pindahkan ibu negara

Indonesia pindahkan ibu negara

Kalimantan, Sabah, Sarawak
JOKO Widodo JAKARTA: Indonesia sudah membuat keputusan memindahkan ibu negaranya dari Jakarta, bandar raya keempat paling sesak di dunia ke lokasi di luar Pulau Jawa. Menurut Menteri Perancangan, Bambang Brodjonegoro, lokasi baru ibu negara Indonesia itu bagaimanapun, belum diputuskan. “Presiden Joko Widodo (Jokowi) sudah membuat keputusan memindahkan ibu negara luar dari Pulau Jawa, satu keputusan yang penting,” katanya selepas mesyuarat kabinet di sini, semalam. Menurutnya, lokasi pemindahan belum diputuskan namun mempertimbangkan kawasan di sebelah timur Indonesia. Sebelum ini, agensi berita Antara melaporkan, antara wilayah yang berada dalam senarai lokasi pemindahan ialah Palangkaraya di Kalimantan Tengah. Widodo menekankan pentingnya mempertimbangkan kemajuan negara pada masa depan dan pemindahan ibu negara itu memerlukan persediaan rapi, yang mungkin terlaksana dalam masa 10 tahun. Jakarta kini mempunyai 10 juta penduduk, namun jumlah penduduk di wilayah…
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Serba Dinamik To Market Qwik Pay In Indonesia

Serba Dinamik To Market Qwik Pay In Indonesia

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 (Bernama) -- Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (Serba Dinamik) plans to further push its latest niche offering – a QR code-based parking solutions named Qwik Pay – not only in Malaysia but also in countries where the company has presence, particularly Indonesia. “Indonesia is one of the big markets we are looking at and we have been in Indonesia for more than 10 years, so it is not a country new to us. “The existing government in the country is proactive. Like Malaysia, it is also embracing the digital economy. And with a vast population of more than 200 million people, we cannot afford to leave the country out,” said Serba Dinamik group chief executive officer Datuk Dr Ir Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah on talk show ‘Bernama…
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Serba Dinamik to market Qwik Pay in Indonesia

Serba Dinamik to market Qwik Pay in Indonesia

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (Serba Dinamik) plans to further push its latest niche offering a QR code-based parking solutions named Qwik Pay not only in Malaysia but also in countries where the company has presence, particularly Indonesia. “Indonesia is one of the big markets we are looking at and we have been in Indonesia for more than 10 years, so it is not a country new to us. The existing government in the country is proactive. “Like Malaysia, it is also embracing the digital economy. With a vast population of more than 200 million, we cannot afford to leave the country out,” said Serba Dinamik group chief executive officer Datuk Dr Ir Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah on talk show “Bernama Today”. A subsidiary company is doing the networking…
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Serba Dinamik Perluas Tawaran ‘Qwik Pay’ Ke Indonesia

Serba Dinamik Perluas Tawaran ‘Qwik Pay’ Ke Indonesia

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Sept (Bernama) -- Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (Serba Dinamik) merancang untuk mengembangkan penawaran produk terbarunya - sistem penyelesaian parkir berasaskan Kod Maklum Balas Pantas (Kod QR) yang dipanggil Qwik Pay - ke pasaran Indonesia. Pengarah Urusan Kumpulan dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, Datuk Dr Ir Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah berkata pasaran untuk Qwik Pay dijangka sesuai bukan sahaja di Malaysia, malah di negara-negara di mana syarikat itu telah berada, terutamanya Indonesia. "Indonesia adalah salah satu pasaran besar dan kami telah berada di sana selama lebih dari 10 tahun, jadi ia bukan sebuah pasaran baru kepada kami. "Kerajaannya proaktif. Seperti Malaysia, ia juga bersedia mengamalkan ekonomi digital. Dan dengan jumlah penduduk lebih dari 200 juta orang, kita tidak mampu untuk meninggalkan ia dari senarai," kata…
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