Category Archives: Business

Walt Disney Studios (Pixabay)

Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight Wednesday amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox’s prized television and film assets.

Bitcoin (Pixabay)

Venezuelans see bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

In the last month, John Villar has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife’s medication and paid the employees of his startup business in Venezuela — all in bitcoin.

bank, money (pixabay)

World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy’s shift to clean energy.

Bitcoin (Pixabay)

Talk of a bubble intensifies as price of bitcoin soars

The price of bitcoin has been soaring this year, and last week alone it jumped from $11,000 to well over $17,000, according to Coindesk. It started the year below $1,000.

Bitcoin (photo by Francesco Mondello/ Flickr)

How is a bitcoin mined? A look at the virtual currency

A company in Slovenia that mines bitcoin says it has been hacked, for a potential loss of tens of millions of dollars.

Bitcoin (Pixabay)

Bitcoin value continues to rise

The world’s stock markets struggled for direction Thursday as investors paused for breath, while bitcoin spiked to a dizzying record above $15,000 on frenzied speculative buying, dealers said.

Edler Panlilio, SAP Philippines Managing Director

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning changing business ways

Today, every organisation needs to reimagine its business model. Customers expect business to meet them anywhere, any time, on any device. To meet this speed of response, businesses need to be ahead of the game, at the cutting edge of what their market is capable of doing and informed by real-time data.

(from left to right): Yogananthan S, Site Head of IT Services Cyberjaya, and VP Business Relations for IT Services, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Dato' Ng Wan Peng, Chief Operating Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Alexander Pilař, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, IT Services, Deutsche Post DHL Group

DHL to invest further RM 1.5 billion in IT Services Data Center

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, expects to invest nearly RM 1.5 billion (EUR 296.7M) between now and 2020 to further develop its IT Services Data Center in Cyberjaya, creating further opportunities for emerging IT talent in Malaysia and around the region.

Paul Srivorakul

KKR-Backed Emerald Media Leads US$65 Million Series B in aCommerce

aCommerce Co. Ltd. announced today that it has closed a US$65 million Series B funding round. The company is Southeast Asia’s leading ecommerce enabler and e-distributor in four markets that enables over 260 brand clients such as Samsung, Unilever, Nestlé, L’Oreal, Philips and Mars to sell to the world’s fastest growing consumer markets.

Happy Office (pixabay)

Want A Thriving Business? Focus On cheerfulness and optimism

Cultivate cheerfulness and optimism in order to help make the world a happier place in which to live. Keeping a cheerful disposition and maintaining a calm unworried state of mind amidst adverse happenings will make any individual feel good and do good, as well whether it be in personal or professional life. Optimism, on the other hand, will make any individual look at things from a brighter point of view.