Month: February 2017

MaGIC Accelerator Program is now Known as Global Accelerator Program

MaGIC’s Accelerator Program (MAP) is now known as the Global Accelerator Program (GAP) and the team is committed to set new benchmarks for this program. Since 2015, Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC), a Malaysian government agency under the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia has ran three batches of accelerator programs in Malaysia and helped accelerated more …

10 Amazing Facts About the Apple Park – Apple’s New HQ

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In about 2 months’ time, Apple will move to its futuristic HQ called Apple Park. The new Apple’s HQ or Apple Park concept was presented by then CEO Steve Jobs (1955-2011) to Cupertino City Council just a few months before he passed away. The ground breaking ceremony started in November 2013 and the construction hasn’t stopped for …

The Best Kampua Mee in Kuala Lumpur is Made by an ex-MaGIC Staff

If you’ve been looking for the best Kampua Mee (noodle) in Kuala Lumpur or Klang Valley areas, be sure to look for Mian located in Petaling Jaya. I was around PJ area today and decided to pay Guoyi an overdue visit at his restaurant called Mian (面), which means noodle in Chinese. Guoyi was my former …

His Artificial Intelligence App that Predicts Dengue Outbreaks Won Him Another Award

The MIT Technology Review has awarded Dr. Dhesi Baha Raja with The MIT Under 35 Innovator Award 2017 in Singapore last night. I’ve been following his work since late year and he was also included in my list of 100+ Malaysian Heroes of 2016 for making Malaysians proud. Dr. Dhesi Baha Raja and his team built an app …

Video: Does Google Home Work Well in Malaysia?

If you’ve been thinking about getting a Google Home to be used in Malaysia, find out if it works here. I was attracted by Google Home after watching the Google Home Super Bowl 2017 commercial a few days ago. I always love to try new technology but as you know it’s always a challenge to …

How to Build a Money Making Website using WordPress in Malaysia

WordPress is a great open source software that you can use to build beautiful websites and blogs. Find out how you can build one for yourself here. Want to learn something great in 2017? I’ll be doing a FREE sharing session on how to build a money making website using WordPress. WordPress is a software …

Technology Trends in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) in 2017

Wonder what’s the tech focus and trends in the Southeast Asian region for 2017? Download a copy of my presentation here. About two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to do a sharing session with the MaGIC community on trends in 2017 in the ASEAN region and globally. The presentation covers the following topics – …

Do You Know that Maybank2u Now Supports Western Union Online Transfer?

Maybank just recently added a function to make instant Western Union transfer using Maybank2u. Learn how to do it here. Maybank just made it extremely convenient for its customers to transfer money via Western Union. That means you no longer have to queue up at any Western Union counters to do any remittance. This provides …

Melissa Tan’s Skream Softserve Nasi Lemak Ice Cream

Nasi Lemak is a popular national food in Malaysia and Melissa is innovating it by turning it into ice cream. Nasi lemak ice cream is not really new in Malaysia as I’ve tasted it before at an ice cream shop in Paradigm Mall near Kuala Lumpur. Suprisingly, I like it. This time around, Melissa captured …