What Must Happen To Spark Mass Adoption Of Connected Lighting?

Beatrice Witzgall is the CEO and founder of LumiFi, a design and technology-centric company enabling people and businesses to unlock the full potential of connected lighting  The connected home and business continues to stir up vigorous debate among the tech community. Is the ‘Internet of Things’ just pie in the sky? Are ‘smart’ gadgets only for

Namewee’s Case From Dec 1

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MUAR, Oct 8 – The Sessions Court here fixed three days to hear controversial rapper Wee Meng Chee’s case for allegedly insulting a Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) staff about four years ago. Judge Roszianayati Ahmad fixed the hearing beginning Dec 1. Earlier, Deputy Public Prosecutor Amira Sariaty Zainal told the court

Vocational Skills Employment Program (VSEP) MOU Signing

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INTRODUCTION The program that we are launching is Vocational Skills Employment Program (VSEP). This is a collaborative program between Penang Science Cluster (PSC), Association of Small and Medium Enterprises Malaysia (SAMENTA) and Fourier Technical Consultant (FTC). VSEP is aimed to create more employment for local youths and boost the productivity

UPSR Resit To Proceed At Flood Affected Schools In Sabah

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NILAI, Oct 8 – The Education Ministry has assured all candidates in flood affected schools in Sabah will resit the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examinations Thursday. Education director-general Datuk Dr. Khair Mohamad Yusof said according to reports, three schools in Penampang, namely Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Terian, SK Buayan and SK Longkogongon were

IMF: Subsidy Arguments Miss Key Points

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) makes a compelling argument for removing energy subsidies such as those on petrol and replacing them with targeted subsidies for the vulnerable in society. In its study titled, “Energy Subsidy Reform: Lessons and Implications” the IMF points out the top 20% of the

Pensioner Loses RM70,000 In Savings Account

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SETIU, Oct 8 – A 58-year-old retired technician was shocked to find that his RM70,000 savings in a bank was gone, after being transfered 69 times by an unidentified person yesterday. The victim, Johari Che Ismail from Taman Kancil Jaya, here, only realised this when he wanted to withdraw RM500 via

Bayan Baru Bank Latest Hacking Target

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GEORGE TOWN, OCT 9 – A bank in Bayan Baru is believed to have become the latest target of hacking activities. Routine checks on closed circuit television camera (CCTV) footage showed a man, believed to be a foreigner (Middle Easterner or Latin American) attempting to hack an auto teller machine (ATM).

About 90,491 PR1MA Houses Approved Nationwide

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 – A total of 90,491 affordable housing units under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) have been approved nationwide. The housing for those under the middle income bracket involves 70 project, of which 15 had been given the green light for construction to commence. Minister in Prime Minister’s

10 Injured In Explosion At Jalan Bukit Bintang

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 –  A loud explosion in front of Sun Complex, Jalan Bukit Bintang early this morning jolted occupants and guests. Initial report claimed there were at least 10 injured and scores of policemen and officers are seen in front of the complex. 14 people were reportedly injured, with

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