Articles From The Desk of the President of Malaysia Digital Chamber of Commerce

Increasing Productivity through Digital Disruption October 13,2018 – On a recent trip attending an executive education programme at University of California Berkeley, it strikes me how much the retail... Read more »

Bitcoin Drops $400 in 30 Minutes As Price Volatility Returns

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, dropped 4.77 percent on Thursday, pushing prices well below $6,400 for the first time in weeks. At 00:58 UTC, just after... Read more »

Facebook Is Still Thirsty for Your Health Data

Facebook already has a veritable treasure trove of data on anyone who uses the site, including stuff users do on the web outside of it. It still has an... Read more »

Self-driving cars need a common language to talk about safety, or they will fail

‘The success of autonomous vehicles requires public trust’ There’s been a lot of talk lately about the need for a “common language” when it comes to self-driving cars. Ford... Read more »

ByteDance set to merge Musical.ly with Tik Tok into one global video platform under Tik Tok brand

Tik Tok’s China version, Douyin, is not part of the rebranding and will stay as a stand-alone app Beijing ByteDance Technology will merge teen karaoke app Musical.ly with its... Read more »

WhatsApp launches Facebook chat ads and Business API for automated messaging with customers

Above: A man uses WhatsApp on his cell phone at home in Mumbai, India. Image Credit: Rahul Ramachandram / Shutterstock   WhatsApp today announced the launch of the Business... Read more »

Apple’s next iPad Pro will have tiny bezels, but no notch

An iOS 12 icon leak inadvertently reveals the new tablet’s design An icon found in iOS 12 developer beta 5 seems to have confirmed key details about Apple’s upcoming... Read more »

European Blockchain Hub launches node in Asia

The Asia Blockchain Hub was officially launched today under the patronage of the European Blockchain Hub to facilitate the development of blockchain technology in the region. Asia Blockchain Hub... Read more »

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation

Malaysia is the global leader for WhatsApp news usage, according to a report. The Digital News Report 2017 by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford... Read more »

Microsoft debuts free tier in competitive workplace chat app market

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Microsoft logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Microsoft Corp on... Read more »