Government employees not keen on Internet

Government employees are not as keen about the Internet as their counterparts in the private sector, according to a recent survey by Kelly Services Inc, an international recruitment agency. The survey found that only 53% of Government workers regularly use the Internet compared to 80% of workers in the private sector. The survey also found that 61% of Government workers ...

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Ignore SMS related to Tax status

If you happen to receive any sms that claims to be from Customs Department enquiring about your tax status, IGNORE IT!!! Quotes from TheStar: “Although we had announced that the system would be launched on April 1, its implementation was deferred on technical grounds,” said Customs Sirim Integrated Electronic Common System (SPEKS)Senior Assistant Director II, Iskandar Jaafar. “The consumers were ...

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iPhone only 4 million units

The iPhone will only have a limited 4 million units this year… Also there is no pre-orders….. If you did plan to buy it from United States(my friends plans to do so), I guess now you are out of luck…

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Streamyx now larger and stronger with 1 million customers

Dear Malaysians, THANK YOU for supporting streamyx. They are now the one and only ISP which is the biggest, largest company with the largest, biggest customer base in Malaysia. Going back to history, Streamyx was introduced in April 2001, reached its 100,000th customer in December 2003, hit the half million mark at the end of 2005 and had happy 915,000 ...

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Indonesia a wrong choice?

MALAYSIA’S two largest telecommunication companies (telcos) and their foreign counterparts may see their stakes in Indonesian telcos reduced following a review of foreign ownership rules in the domestic sector. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Indonesia is reviewing some rules in various sectors including telecommunications as part of the implementation of a new investment law. Susilo, however, said there would ...

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Ads: TM’s iTalk

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Phone Database to be set up

Last week the MCMC has shown its interest in creating a database of stolen phones to combat mobile phone theft problem. The MCMC plans to use the British Metropolitan Police experience, which implemented a similar database in 2002. According to the Royal Malaysian Police, about 100,000 phones were reported stolen last year. There could be another 100,000 phones stolen which ...

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Nasion Com’s founder claims trial to 3 charges

Datuk Chee Kok Wing, 44, who is also the founder of NasionCom Holdings Bhd and former NasionCom Holdings group managing director has been charged in the Sessions Court two days ago for submitting misleading and false information to the Securities Commission (SC). Around 3 months ago, the Securities Commission has reprimanded NasionCom Holdings Bhd and gave it a month to ...

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TIME dotCom Bhd posted a lower pre-tax loss of RM39.6 million for its Q1

TIME dotCom Bhd posted a lower pre-tax loss of RM39.6 million for its first quarter ended March 31 compared with a pre-tax loss of RM42.23 million for the same quarter last year. Its turnover stood at RM79.64 million, down from RM86.96 million previously. It was also a better performance on an immediate preceding quarter basis, when the company registered a ...

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Know the time your bus will arrive in Singapore

If you live in Malaysia, sometimes it takes 1 hour for a bus to arrive…..sometimes it just don’t show up. If you live in Singapore and you use Singtel, here is something for you. (click image for a larger view) SBS Transit commuters who are also SingTel Mobile subscribers will be able to get real-time bus arrival information on their ...

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Japanese lose weight with a mobile phone

The Japanese use their cellphone to lose wait….How? They capture the meal(with their camera phone) they are about to take and send it to an expert(nutritionists) for analysis and recommendation. Read more at CNN.

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iPhone for sale in China

The cloner has named this “iPhone” as P168. Can you differentiate which one is the real iPhone from the picture above…………………..? Its the one on the right….. According to Gizmodo, the P168 has six speakers for “surround sound”, 3.5-inch touchscreen, face keys, 1.3-megapixel camera (even though it says 2.0-megapixels on the back) and a microSD slot. Read more at Gizmodo ...

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Video: Interview with Time dotCom’s MD

Watch the interview with Time dotCom Managing Director Datuk Baharum Salleh which relates to here and here.-Interview by BK Sidhu from TheStar

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TM signed agreement with AmcorpGroup, AmBank and MCM Wireless

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has signed two agreements to provide, among other things, a co-branded prepaid card for its iTalk calling services by September. The deals were signed with AmcorpGroup Bhd, AmBank (M) Bhd and MCM Wireless Sdn Bhd (MCMW). TM chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Wahid Omar said the long-term alliances would entail the offering of a new card ...

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2007 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards

Global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan today hosted the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards. Held for the third consecutive year, the Awards seek to recognize companies that have pushed the boundaries of excellence — rising above the competition and demonstrating outstanding performance in the telecommunications/ICT industry in Malaysia for financial year 2006. Fifteen most sought-after titles were ...

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