Prudential teams up with SFA to offer fintech startups free coverage for a year

TO SUPPORT fintech entrepreneurs in strengthening their safety net and managing risk better, Prudential Singapore (Prudential) is partnering with the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) to offer its members complimentary Group Personal Accident coverage for a year.   This initiative is targeted at supporting young startups established in Singapore within the…

OCBC Bank rolls out biometric authentication app in Malaysia

OCBC Bank, Malaysia-based,  has launched a pioneering business banking mobile app (app), which uses biometric authentication. The app, featuring OCBC OneTouch, leverages on Apples Touch ID technology, allowing Malaysian-registered users of the bank’ s Internet portal called [email protected], to conduct transactions using biometrics.   The Business Mobile Banking app enables…

Pre-orders for iPhone X start today

Update (November 17, 2017): You can now pre-order the iPhone X from the following telcos. Delivery date for the first wave of pre-orders is from November 24 (Friday) onwards. Maxis (Sold out) Celcom Digi U Mobile For non-telco pre-orders, you can check out the following Apple Premium Resellers: Machines (Easy payment plan available with Machines Protection Plan) macstudio (Coming soon) Switch (From…

Auto deploying code to production server with GIT

    This is the simple steps where you can follow easily to deploy your script from local working directory to production server.   Normally you are working on your code in your development environment (mostly is your local machine) and manage your version with Git, either in your local…

Digi enters the fintech world with ewallet app: vcash

DIGI Telecommunications Sdn Bhd on Nov 9 announced their entry into the fintech space with vcash – a mobile payment application that offers Malaysians an easy, more convenient way to pay, send, request and store money in their smartphones.   vcash is a solution offered by Digi in partnership with…

An Israeli firm is suing Apple for its dual lens camera patent infringement

Israeli firm Corephotonics, founded in 2012 and led by Tel Aviv University professor Dr. David Mendlovic, filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming that the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus infringed on four of its patents. In its lawsuit, Corephotonics said that both companies did not manage to reach an licensing…

Broadcom offers a US$105 billion bid for Qualcomm

Following our speculative report, Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom is in the midst of an aggressive campaign to acquire fellow chipmaker Qualcomm. According to a report from Bloomberg, Broadcom made an unsolicited offer to buy Qualcomm for US$105 billion (~RM444 billion). Publicly Qualcomm has stated that it is “evaluating” the deal, however, according to Bloomberg, Qualcomm apparently thinks the deal “undervalues…

RHB launches home loan app and debit card delivery service

  RHB Bank Bhd has launched RHB MyHome app to make it easier to apply for home financing.   Users can check loan eligibility with the built-in mortgage calculator and get an estimate. They can then proceed to apply for a loan via the app by sending their documents digitally.   And…

Lazada’s Online Revolution 2017 has 90 million products for sale

Another year, another year-end waiting for you from Lazada Malaysia. The Online Revolution 2017 has just been announced, and as with the one held last year, the month-long sale will start on November 11. The theme this year is ‘Shop the Universe’, which suggests the scale of the sale.   On that note, this is usually a…

Poly: Browse, discover and download 3D objects and scenes

If you’re building for virtual and augmented reality, you need 3D objects for your apps. With Tilt Brush and Blocks, Google Poly made 3D creation easier. Now, Google want to enable creators and developers to build on everyone’s work. That’s why Google created Poly: one place to browse, discover and download 3D objects. Poly…