Twitter Launches An Alexa App

Too lazy to read your tweets? Now, Amazon Alexa can just read them to you instead. Yes, that’s right: Twitter today has launched an app for Amazon’s voice platform Alexa, which means you can listen to the latest from Twitter right on your Echo speaker or other Alexa-powered device. The new app can

FIFA Confirm Transfer Ban On Real, Atletico Madrid

ZURICH, Sept 10 – FIFA on Thursday dismissed appeals by Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against a ban on registering new players in the next two transfer windows for irregularities in the signing of foreign players under 18. Real, who called the ruling “profoundly unfair”, and Atletico were also fined 360,000

Touch ‘n Go to launch digital app early 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 – Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd (TnG) plans to launch a digital application that will enable cashless transaction between customers, small retailers and stall traders in the first quarter of next year. CEO Syahrunizam Samsudin said this will allow the electronic payment service provider to tap the segment which

Mosquito Traps A Must For New Housing Projects

PETALING JAYA, Sept 9 – Developers are now required to install mosquito traps at all new housing projects following the detection of zika cases in the country. Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar said the requirement must be met before any new developer’s licence is approved. “We

Education Ministry Refutes Report Of Racist UPSR Questions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 9 – The Education Ministry has refuted reports which went viral on social media that that the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) Bahasa Melayu 2 papers contained racist questions. In a statement Thursday, the ministry said investigations carried out by the Examination Syndicate (LP) found that the questions were

Consumers Fleeced By Inaccurate Weighing Scales

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 9 – Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operatives and Consumerism to conduct checks and take action against wet market traders using inaccurate mechanical weighing scales (with dial indicators on both sides of the machine) to short-weigh consumers. Its president S.M. Mohamed

macOS Sierra GM Version Is Now Available For Mac

macOS Sierra has been used by developers and public beta testers all summer, and today the Mac software update is available in GM form as Apple prepares it for primetime. The latest release is available now through the Mac App Store. macOS Sierra’s headlining feature is Siri on the Mac with other

Apple Pay Coming To Japan With iPhone 7

Apple® today announced that iPhone® 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch® Series 2 will bring customers in Japan the ability to use Apple Pay®, an easy, fast and secure way to pay for everything in their daily routines, beginning in October. Users can commute and pay for everyday items

Apple Kills Headphone Jack (1878 – 2016). RIP.

With the newest iPhone 7, Apple is saying buh-bye to a technology that’s been going strong for almost 140 years. It has served us well, but the Cupertino-based maven today announced it decided that enough is enough. The future, it seems, is Bluetooth and Lightning cables. Apple isn’t really willing to fully commit

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