U.S. Formally Recalls Samsung Galaxy Note 7

UNITED STATES, Sept 16 – Federal consumer safety regulators on Thursday formally recalled 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after dozens of users reported the device caught fire while charging. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission told customers to “immediately stop using and power down” the device.  Samsung (SSNLF) said on September 2

PAS Spiritual Leader Haron Din Passed Away

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 – Malaysia’s Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) Spiritual Leader Haron Din died on Friday (Sep 16) at Stanford University Hospital in San Francisco, said PAS Information chief Nasrudin Hassan. He was 76. Mr Nasrudin, when contacted by Bernama, said Dr Haron died at 10.10am.  He said Dr Haron had

Weak Oil Prices Drag Ringgit Lower In Early Trade

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 – The ringgit remained lower this morning as demand for the local note was dampened by weaker oil prices and reduced hope for higher US interest rates. At 9am, the ringgit was quoted at 4.1245/1285 versus the greenback against 4.1210/1260 on Wednesday. Global oil prices fell nearly to

Google Launches Final Release Version Of Angular 2.0

After Google launched the first version of its Angular web application framework in 2010, it quickly became one of the hottest web technologies. Since then, the web has changed, though, and when Google announced Angular 2 in 2014, it created quite a stir in the web development community because this new version wasn’t just an

Bursa Opens Lower But Rebounds Thereafter

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 – Bursa Malaysia opened lower but rebounded thereafter, prompted by bargain-hunting activities, a dealer said. At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 1.74 points higher at 1,663.13, against Wednesday’s close of 1,661.39. The index opened 1.3 points lower at 1,660.09. On the broader market, gainers

Airasia’s Fernandes Voice Prompt Now On Waze

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 – Waze, the free, real-time traffic and navigation app powered by the community of drivers, has launched a voice prompt featuring AirAsia Bhd’s co-founder / group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes. Fernandes would guide drivers as air traffic control as they navigated Malaysian roads using his

Google Introduces New App And Video Ad Capabilities

Google is announcing a couple of upgrades to its ad capabilities today as part of the DMEXCO digital media conference in Germany. First up are its Universal App Campaigns, where developers can promote their apps across search, display, Google Play and YouTube advertising. Google says these campaigns have resulted in more

New Format Would Tempt Lee For Tokyo 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 – Malaysia’s world number one Lee Chong Wei said a new scoring format could tempt him to extend his career to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and take yet another shot at an elusive badminton gold medal. The 33-year-old’s interest has been piqued by the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF)

Storm Damages 31 Houses In Kuantan Housing Estate

KUANTAN, Sept 14 – A storm damaged 31 houses in Taman Balok Makmur here at about 11pm yesterday, but no one was injured.Balok Makmur Residents’ Representatives Committee chairman Mohd Noor Ibrahim said various government agencies had provided aid to the affected residents. They included the Social Welfare Department, Kuantan Municipal Council

Apple Also Released WatchOS 3 Today

Today has been a massive Apple update day. The company released iOS 10, tvOS 10 and also watchOS 3. After announcing it at WWDC, it’s finally here — and it’s a huge update. I won’t mention all the changes with watchOS 3. Instead, I’ll focus on three topics — speed, app switching and watch face switching.

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