Edwin Yapp

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.

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M'sian WiMax operator off to shaky start

M'sian WiMax operator off to shaky start

Last of four operators to launch WiMax in Malaysia, YTL Communications suffers series of malicious attacks on Web servers during official launch, leaving subscribers unable to access or sign up for services.

November 22, 2010 by in CXO

Pikom to add presidency post

Pikom to add presidency post

The Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (Pikom) amended its constitution at its 20th annual general meeting (AGM) recently.It has added a president's post to its secretariat setup, which currently consists of a chairman, deputy chairman, secretary, treasurer, and a team of councillors and advisors.

September 6, 2006 by in CXO

Penang ICT Week

Penang ICT Week

The theme of the upcoming Penang ICT Week, from Dec 6 to 8, is Innovation - Creating a Disruptive Force and Competitive Advantage.Penang ICT Week is the biggest ICT gathering in Penang with more than 800 participants expected to attend the three-day event.

November 18, 2006 by in CXO

More M'sian states gearing for ICT-readiness

More M'sian states gearing for ICT-readiness

It seems to be the trend for normally backwater states to announce that they are going to be ICT-ready.Look at two recent headlines:- Pahang gets RM76 million to promote hi-tech activities- Kedah wants to be 'info technology-ready' stateThe Pahang state government has received 76 million ringgit under the 9th Malaysian Plan to promote activities relating to information communication technology, biotechnology and biodiversity.

May 13, 2007 by in CXO