Sharmila Nair

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10 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Propelling STEM to new heights

Building drones could spark an interest in STEM subjects, and lead to a high-flying career.

29 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

eSports recognised as medal sport in SEA Games 2019

PETALING JAYA: eSports is finally getting the recognition it deserves as it will be a medal sport at the upcoming SEA Games in the Philippines next year.

28 Nov 2018 | 4:25 PM

eSports recognised as medal sport in SEA Games 2019

eSports is finally getting the recognition it deserves, as it will be a medal sport at the upcoming SEA Games in the Philippines next year.

eSports was introduced as an exhibition sport at the Asian Games in Indonesia this year. — AFP
24 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Black Friday is red hot day

PETALING JAYA: Less than two weeks after splurging on the 11.11 Singles’ Day sales, Malaysians had another reason to scour online for more deals and discounts – Black Friday sales.

22 Nov 2018 | 1:54 PM

YouTube to test two back-to-back ads in videos

Don't you find it absolutely annoying when you’re right in the middle of an interesting video clip on YouTube and it breaks for an ad? Well, that is about to change real soon.

Viewers will have the option to either watch both ads or skip them. — AFP
19 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Boosting e-wallet adoption

Malaysia has the potential to become a cashless society, and Boost CEO Chris Tiffin is ­determined to nudge it in the right direction.

Tiffin says we have to encourage the adoption of the e-wallet system by changing consumer behaviour when it comes to transactions. — YAP CHEE HONG/The Star
13 Nov 2018 | 4:27 PM

YouTube now highlights videos from credible sources

The StarTV videos and those from other news organisations will now be featured in YouTube’s new Breaking News and Top News features.

A search for 'Stan Lee' in YouTube features videos from The StarTV in the Top News shelf. — YouTube
12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Power and precision

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has everything you need in a smartphone.

The Mate 20 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie, Google’s latest mobile operating system, and comes with EMUI 9.0 user interface (UI). — Photos: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star
17 Oct 2018 | 6:18 PM

Malaysia will be the first to get Huawei Mate 20 series

Right after the global launch in London, Huawei announced that Malaysia will be the first country to get the Mate 20 series.

The Mate 20 Pro has a wireless ‘reverse charging’ capability and is priced at RM3,599. – Huawei
16 Oct 2018 | 11:44 PM

Huawei launches its most powerful Mate series yet

LONDON: There were many rumours surrounding Huawei’s Mate 20 series and while some were put to rest at the global launch, others were proven correct. Rumours proven true included the in-display fingerprint sensor and wireless charging capability sported by the Mate 20 Pro.

Yu introducing Huawei's latest flagship range, the Mate 20