Category Archives: Business

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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.

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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.

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Retention Marketing: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works For All

Nowadays, several businesses highlight the need for retention marketing or client base maintenance. The customer can no longer be regarded as an interchangeable faceless commodity.

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Tech company pledges bitcoin donation to build youth home

A tech company in Eugene has pledged to donate $2 million to construct a facility for homeless teenagers in western Oregon, but the gift will be made in bitcoin.

Bitcoin (Pixabay)

Total Cryptocurrency market Cap continues to surge

The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has increased to $200 billion in November from the $40 billion at the beginning of 2017. The rapid growth in the cryptocurrency market value is due to the surges in the price of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.

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Bitcoin price rally continues as a new split approaches

Bitcoin price jumped on Wednesday after the developers called off the upcoming hard fork. The world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a fresh record high of $7,848.31 on Wednesday, according to industry website CoinDesk. The controversial software upgrade called SegWit2x, which would have split bitcoin in two, is expected to take effect in mid-November.

Fortinet Q3 earnings

Fortinet Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017.