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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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Malaysia: We can protect classified data

Malaysia: We can protect classified data

Top government official says the country has the necessary system in place to protect classified information and communications, following reports Singapore had helped the U.S. spy on Malaysia, among others in the region.

published November 27, 2013 by

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More SEA shoppers comparing prices via mobile

More SEA shoppers comparing prices via mobile

Data from price-checking site PricePanda shows serious shopping is happening on mobile devices across Southeast Asia--45 percent in Indonesia, 38 percent in Singapore, and 30 percent in the Philippines. These figures are significant because price-checking is typically done at home, on the desktop.

published November 17, 2013 by

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Hack In The Box 2012 Malaysia: Like No Other

Hack In The Box 2012 Malaysia: Like No Other

Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.

published October 16, 2012 by

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A visit to Low Yat Plaza, Kuala Lumpur's shady electronics mall

A visit to Low Yat Plaza, Kuala Lumpur's shady electronics mall

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.

published October 10, 2012 by

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