Former DiGi Exec charged with receiving bribes

Looks like Telekom Malaysia does not stand alone. A former DiGi “senior executive” has been charged with 14 counts of receiving bribes totalling RM425,000 from a company called Syarikat Nakhoda Sistem Sdn Bhd, Bernama reports. S. Stanley, 39, who was the telco’s senior procurement officer, however, pleaded not guilty when the charges were read out to him before Judge Azhaniz ...

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Twitter: 40% of all tweets comes from mobile device

On stage at the AllThingsD event at CES, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo revealed that 40% of all tweets come from mobile devices. Costolo was asked about which devices and operating systems are the most important to Twitter’s future and its health. Costolo responded by saying that 40% of all tweets are coming from mobile devices, up from around 20% to ...

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Documents related to Telekom Malaysia seized by MACC

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers have seized several documents and files from both Telekom Malaysia (TM) and a company linked to Alcatel Lucent (ALU) in connection with alleged bribes that led to the award of a US$85mil (RM263.5mil) contract several years ago. Sources familiar with the investigation said the officers seized the files while recording statements from several TM and ...

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DiGi launched Mobile Ad called iDeal

DiGi has launched its first mobile advertising program called iDeal. Customers will receive up to a maximum five (5) advertisements per day in the form of SMS push, MMS push, WAP push, SMS dialogs or MMS dialogs. All mobile ads received will be converted to points which will then be converted to free voice airtime credit. However DiGi did not ...

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More than 30,000 UniFi subscribers

Telekom Malaysia announced yesterday that it has more than 30,000 subscribers and was adding an average 2,500 customers a week till the end of 2010. As of end last year, UniFi is available at 48 areas nationwide covering more than 750,000 premises. Some of the new coverage areas include- Sentul, San Peng, Bintang and Taman Midah in the Federal Territory ...

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[Video] Android 3.0 Honeycomb teaser

Google has released a video teaser of its upcoming Android 3.0 Honeycomb, made for tablets. Some of the new changes/features in Android 3.0 include a new interface, Google eBooks, Gmail & Youtbube that is optimised for tablets,  3D with Google Maps, video chat on Gtalk and more.

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[Video] RIM demonstrates BlackBerry Playbook

Research In Motion(RIM) has uploaded a new video to its YouTube account demonstrating how the Blackberry Playbook supports different web technologies. Check out how the Playbook handles HTML5 video playback, Flash support for video(such as Youtube) and games, including the games available on Facebook.

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TM & Axiata to investigate bribery claims

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Axiata Group Bhd have jointly appointed KPMG Corporate Services Sdn Bhd as forensic accountants to help in an internal probe into bribes allegedly paid to their employees by Alcatel Lucent SA (ALU), The Malaysian Indsider reports. Both companies also jointly announced the appointment of Shearn Delamore & Co as legal adviser to assist the investigation. ...

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GSM got hacked again

Did you know that calls made on a GSM network are protected by a 20-year old security algorithm known as A5/1? It means 80 per cent of the world’s phone calls is vulnerable to hacking using much modern/advanced technology available today. The algorithm, which was first cracked sometime in 1999, is designed to prevent mobile phone calls from being intercepted ...

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New Android Malware discovered-Geinimi

A new Android malware has been discovered and its called Geinimi- a trojan that is capable of stealing information and uploading it to remote servers. Geinimi is the first Android malware in the wild that displays botnet-like capabilities. It has been spotted on third-party Android application marketplaces especially in China. As for now, Geinimi hasn’t made a malicious move yet, ...

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Android 2.2.1 update for HTC Desire HD

HTC Desire HD users out there can now upgrade to Android 2.2.1, the latest version of Froyo. Aside from fixing some bugs, the Over-the-Air update brings improved performance in the camera and HD recording.

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TM to conduct “internal investigation” regarding Alcatel’s bribery case

French-based telecom equipment giant Alcatel-Lucent agreed to pay US$137 million in fines and penalties to settle US charges it paid bribes to win contracts in Latin America and Asia, officials said. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) complaint, Alcatel’s bribes went to government officials in Costa Rica, Honduras, Malaysia, and Taiwan between December 2001 and June 2006. It ...

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DiGi to continue growth in East Coast Malaysia

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) says it will continue to build its presence in the east coast as the region had much potential to be explored. DiGi’s Head of Eastern Region, Jennifer Neal said the east coast states of Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang were important markets and the pace of their business growth had been very encouraging.

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Apple expects to ship 21 million iPhones in Q1 2011

According to a report by DiGitimes, Apple has the  increased the number of iPhones it expects to ship over the first-quarter of 2011 from 19 million units to 21 million units. It is believed that Apple will ship 14-15 million GSM iPhones, 5-6 million CDMA-enabled devices with Verizon in the US and also to the Asia Pacific region in the ...

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[Video] Review: Apple in the year 2010

Check out this video- What Apple did in the year 2010. Watch after the jump.

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