Malaysia's economy has evolved to one based on manufacturing and industry. The MSC Malaysia, formerly called the Multimedia Super Corridor, was established to drive the government's Vision 2020 which aims to develop a knowledge-based society framework to transform the country into a modern state by the year 2020.
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Low Yat Plaza is a seven-story, 500+ retailer electronics mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is regarded as "IT heaven" and a place for outstanding bargains where haggling is the norm. Low Yat is also a buyer-beware marketplace. It's not out of the ordinary to walk out with defective goods and in 2006 the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs raided Low Yat Plaza, confiscating more than 27,000 copies of pirated computer software and movies. While in town for the Hack in The Box Security Conference, we paid a visit to this amazing electronics bazaar.
Legendary security conference Hack In The Box is about to kick off - with one hell of a lineup and surprises in store. We're in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to bring you all the highlights.
Notorious security conference Hack In The Box is about to celebrate its ten year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Doors open to conference participants tomorrow, and we caught a few moments of setup in its calm before the storm.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak says "upwardly mobile" citizens will help drive the growth of the local mobile commerce sector.
Country's biggest telco mulls expansion into Myanmar, preferably through partnerships, but it has not set a timeframe to do so.
The two will not likely follow in footsteps of others in the region, because it will be a "huge leap" from how they manage other cyber-related issues with potential public backlash.
A 25-year-old has been arrested over offensive comments on Islam and Prophet Muhammad made on Facebook but the suspect denies making such statements and that his account was hacked.
It's been ten years since Hack in The Box SecConf broke ground in Malaysia. HiTB celebrates its birthday next month in Kuala Lumpur with an exciting lineup.
Malaysian broadband provider will join the Global TD-LTE Initiative's steering committee to help promote the wireless technology as a major standard in the mobile broadband space.
University of Malaya Specialist Centre's IT head says the journey to virtualization is a necessity for medical institutions looking to gain cost and workforce efficiencies while getting an edge over competitors.
Region's mature markets boast strong smartphone uptake so Canadian phonemaker hopes this, and ongoing bring-your-own-device trend, will boost its mobile device management business, exec says.
Electronic payment provider plans to expand its prepaid contact smart card service to include near-field communication capability on mobile phones in two months' time, says report.
Handset subsidies, rising competition, high spectrum auction prices key factors affecting bottomlines for regional telcos in near future, industry watchers say.
Malaysian telco exploring idea of selling stake in Aircel, with Russia's Sistema an interested party, but quick deal unlikely given uncertain industry landscape, report notes.
Government's Digital Malaysia initiative looks to boost ICT contribution to country's gross national income, with projects such as e-payment services for SMBs ongoing, according to report.