The term "cloud computing" can be a very confusing thing. Like the phrases "Web 2.
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An engineer by training, Edwin first cut his teeth as a cellular radio frequency optimization engineer in one of Malaysia's largest telcos. <br>After more than five years, he hung up his radio engineering boots to try his hand at technology reporting at <i>The Star</i>, Malaysia's leading English daily, where he won several awards for Best Online Technology reporting. <br>He left to start his own editorial consultancy and is now a freelance journalist for several publications, including ZDNet Asia. <br>A self-confessed gadget geek, Edwin hopes his blog contributions will stir up deeper discussions within the Malaysian technology scene.
I'll be speaking at an upcoming forum called Power of Web 2.0 organized by the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies.
BlogHer--a community for women who blog--has come out with a widget that allows you to find female political bloggers in the United States.I think it's a great idea and someone in Malaysia should do a similar widget to allow readers in Malaysia to find Malaysian political bloggers, regardless of gender.
User-generated content (UGC) is all the rage now. What better way to access a wide range of photos--more than your in-house photographers can possibly take?
There was a time when no one wanted to advertise on Malaysiakini--the country's leading news Web site--because they were afraid of negative political repercussions if they did so.No more.
Adobe today announced Adobe TV, a free online video resource offering expert instruction about Adobe products, including the company's Creative Suite 3 family of tools.Adobe TV delivers a virtual library of instructional videos for creative types.
Shawn Henry spoke extensively about Web accessibility at a two-day conference on the topic for visually impaired.She is author of Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design (2006).
When people talk about bridging the digital divide, they usually refer to helping the poor and rural get access to the Internet.There's another dimension to the digital divide and that has to do with the handicapped, in particular, the visually impaired.
It's not just the Barisan Nasional government that got a shock with its worst performance in history at the recent General Elections. The local mainstream media has taken a beating too, with its credibility going down the drain because of blatant biased coverage in favor of the government.
The media has highlighted the role the Internet is playing in this year's general elections. One angle that's quite popular is how bloggers are now contesting for a seat in parliament.
This year, a whole bunch of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) will launch their services. Among them are Merchantrade, Tune Talk, RedTone and Asia Telecoms.
Terengganu's latest tourist attraction, the Crystal Mosque, is unique not only because it is made of crystal-shine glass but also because it's the most ICT-savvy mosque in the country, and arguably the world.The mosque, which was officially opened Feb.
Asiaspace Dotcom, one of the four WiMax licensees, says it will raise 500 million ringgit (US$152.35 million) through "investor borrowings or debt financing" to roll out WiMax.
In the journalism world, there's a big hooha buzzing over how Parade magazine's cover story this past Sunday (Jan. 6, 2008).
Cyberjaya, dubbed Malaysia's intelligent city, is where the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)--the agency tasked with developing and promoting the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC)--is housed.It's also where leading tech companies, local and foreign, are encouraged to house their R&D centers--although, currently, only a handful have done so.