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…

WorldKoins is an app that converts leftover currency into digital eGift cards

A new mobile app called WorldKoins was introduced in collaboration with AirAsia, which fundamentally lets travelers convert their remaining currency to eGift cards and vouchers that can be used to shop online from their smartphones. The service is a six-months pilot program that will end in April 2018 and will be available to all travelers…

You will soon be able to delete accidental messages on WhatsApp

Have you ever sent a wrong message to a friend or group chat on WhatsApp? These embarrassing mistakes will be history soon, as WhatsApp is rolling out a feature that allows you to delete specific messages in a chat within seven minutes. Deleting messages for everyone allows you to delete specific messages…

UOB launches its all-in-one UOB Mighty mobile app

UOB Mighty, an all-in-one banking mobile app has been launched by United Overseas Bank (UOB) Malaysia, that integrates dining, banking and payment features into one app. The app lets users transform their smartphones into digital wallets as well as enjoying incredible dining deals in Malaysia and across the region. The…

Rumor: Google is emulating Apple’s strategy for its 2018 Pixel lineup

  Less than three weeks after the unveiling of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones, online portal Droid-Life claims that it has obtained information on Google’s plans for their successors next year.   A reliable source reportedly told Droid-Life that Google might be working on three Pixel phones…

Simple step to install Lucee in Ubuntu Server

Installation of Lucee on your local machine, following this help link : How to Set Up Railo CFML Engine with Tomcat and Apache on a Debian 7 or Ubuntu 13 VPS Open your terminal and follow the instruction given below Commands : aptitude update aptitude -y upgrade Installing Apache aptitude -y…

JD.com launches luxury ecommerce platform

JD.com, a China-based retailer, has launched Toplife, a new, full-price luxury ecommerce shopping platform with online shopping platform.    The new ecommerce platform gives high-end brands to enter the Chinese market and reach a wider audience. The launch of a separate shopping online store for luxury items was motivated by…