Cisco saves $490 mn by implementing flexi timings for employees

US-based technology giant Cisco’s decision to implement flexible timings for its staff globally has resulted in savings worth $490 million on real estate portfolio. At the same time employee satisfaction has increased dramatically. Cisco, which is among the early adopters of flexible timings, provides this working option to over 80 per cent of employees, who…

Infographic Reveals the Scale of Ubuntu’s Success

Ever wondered just how widely used Ubuntu is? Well, wonder no more! Canonical has put together a new infographic to highlight the scale and success Ubuntu has achieved across an enviable assortment of computing sectors. And it’s compelling stuff. Ubuntu is in use in some shape or other at some of the…

Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to a massive $500k. The bump sees Google go from ‘Silver’ member of the foundation to a ‘Platinum’ member — the highest level of membership available.…

Whatsapp will soon stop working of the following list of phone

If you use an old phone, or if you’ve never bothered to upgrade to the latest version of your phone’s operating system, it’s time to pay attention: WhatsApp might stop working on your phone soon. Estimates suggest more than 20 million handsets will be affected in total. Any phone running…

Country blocking using Nginx with IP2Location Module

After few days of trying, trying and trying, finally find out the way to compile the IP2Location module into the Nginx in Ubuntu server. I try to compare multiple way of doing the country block with Nginx, where in my previous post, the country blocking is done with GeoIP module…

Country blocking using Nginx with GeoIP2 in Ubuntu 16.04

After try out the country block with multiple module, including the previous Nginx http_geoip_module, until I manage to figure it out and make it work, than only I found out that GeoIP version 1 will be stop update soon by Maxmind company, where they encourage developer to move to the…

Blocking country with Nginx without GeoIP module

There are always many solution to solve a single problem, if you prefer to use the Nginx GeoIP module, you may refer back to the previous post on the detail and step. In this article, I will share on how to do the blocking of country without the plugin module.…

Grab partners Maybank to launch mobile wallet in Malaysia

South-East Asian ride-hailing firm Grab is teaming up with Malaysia’s biggest bank, Maybank, to drive adoption of its new mobile wallet. Having received an e-money license from Malaysia’s central bank late last year, Grab is set to roll out its GrabPay mobile wallet in beta in the next few weeks.…

Apple’s next generation mobile processor goes into mass production

Bloomberg reports that Apple’s manufacturing partner, TSMC has started the mass production of the next generation A12 mobile processors for the three new iPhone models launching later this year. Citing information from its sources, Bloomberg claims that the A12 chip will be based on a 7nm design which is smaller,…

Gemalto, Qualcomm to integrate eSIM for online payments and authentication services

  Gemalto has partnered with Qualcomm Technologies to integrate mobile connectivity solutions with Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile PC platform. The effort will support the integration of Gemalto’s eSIM technology and remote subscription management solutions, with the new Secure Processing Unit (SPU) on the Snapdragon mobile PC platform. The innovation will provide LTE and forthcoming…