Qishin Tariq

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16 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Samsung raises RM115,000 for ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: Samsung Malaysia Electronics leveraged its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9, for a good cause, raising more than RM115,000 for the Education Ministry in an auction.

For a good cause: Kim (second from right) posing with the bidders who won the auction for the gold-plated Samsung Note 9 (from left) Tan, Lim and Wu.
15 Aug 2018 | 6:09 PM

Trade a phone to get up to RM3,200 off the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Want the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 but already have a rather new smartphone? Samsung Malaysia Electronics has a trade-in offer, with rebates up to RM3,200.

Models showing the Galaxy Note 9 which comes with a wireless S Pen. — NORAFIFI EHSAN/The Star
15 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

AG: No issue selling yacht

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government can sell Equanimity in a few months.

Up for sale: ‘Equanimity’ is now berthed at the Boustead Cruise Centre in Pulau Indah.
15 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Thomas: Govt and AG should stop meddling in the Bar

KUALA LUMPUR: The government and the Attorney General (AG) should refrain from meddling in the governance of the Malaysian Bar to ensure the legal body maintains its independence, says AG Tommy Thomas.

14 Aug 2018 | 3:29 PM

Samsung gives Malaysian startups a boost

While most corporations stop at charity, Samsung Malaysia Electronic has gone a step further by sharing its tech know-how with 16 local startups.

(Second left) Loqman Hakim handing the award to Mohd Rashid, while (second from right) Samsung’s Roh looks on. — LOW LAY PHOON/The Star
14 Aug 2018 | 2:38 PM

Hands off: Govt shouldn’t govern the legal profession, says Tommy Thomas

KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General (AG) has advised the Government to reduce its involvement in the Bar Council, calling on the legal fraternity to instead draft a new bill for their profession.

13 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Music streaming: the place to be seen and heard

Bands turn to streaming to get their music discovered, with the hopes of getting enough fans so they can tour and make real money.

The boys from Masdo adopt an old school approach to life, including their sound, dressing and the way they sell their music. — Masdo
13 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Digital continues to pump up the music

Though analogue fans may mourn the loss of physical mediums like CDs, going digital may have saved the industry, according to data by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

“Playlists are essentially sound tracking your life. Not just your personal life, but a country’s culture too,” says Chelliah.
10 Aug 2018 | 6:46 PM

Maxis Zerolution 360: Why buy when you can lease a phone

You can lease the just-announced Samsung Galaxy Note 9 for RM99 a month.

(From left) Arjun with Maxis device marketing head Chan Peng Li at the launch of Zerolution360. — Maxis
10 Aug 2018 | 3:11 PM

Play augmented reality games on Facebook Messenger

Make video chats on Facebook Messenger even more silly with live Augmented Reality games.

 The games can be played with up to six people at a time.