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Technology 19 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

GSMA urges Malaysia to rethink spectrum allocation

b>KUALA LUMPUR:/bThe Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) is urging the Malaysian Government to adhere to the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity's (APT) plans for international spectrum harmonisation in the 698MHz to 806MHz band for mobile broadband deployment.

Technology 10 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

New ‘digital divide’ for minorities

b>WASHINGTON:/bWhen the personal computer revolution began decades ago, Latinos and blacks were much less likely to use one of the marvelous new machines. Then, when the Internet began to change life as we know it, these groups had less access to the Web and slower online connections placing them on the wrong side of the 'digital divide.'

Technology 09 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

ICT is catalyst for innovation

b>KUALA LUMPUR/b>: Malaysia is an increasingly competitive nation in Asia Pacific and such development can be further accelerated through ICT (information and communications technology), said software giant Microsoft Malaysia.

Technology 05 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Digital Malaysia initiative to boost GNI by RM294bil by 2020

A new national programme called Digital Malaysia has been launched by Mosti and MDeC.

TECH 26 Nov 2013 | 4:16 PM

Big Data is good for governments too

The UN Global Pulse shows how data gleaned from social media interactions can come in handy for today’s policymakers.

TECH 26 Nov 2013 | 4:40 PM

Data dynamics

It’s a big world out there, and it’s one that’s rich with data.

TECH 17 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM

Insightful info

It’s time to re-examine our views on privacy, as our personal data has the potential to change lives.

TECH 17 Feb 2014 | 1:09 PM

Good to share

One of the projects that the UN Global Pulse has conducted so far is to compare online conversations with official national statistics to gain a better understanding of unemployment trends. This was carried out in the United States and Ireland over a period of three months.

TECH 12 Jan 2015 | 12:06 PM

Mobile devices: An opportunity for rural communities

As developed and emerging countries around the world look for ways to accelerate growth and increase economic inclusion for all of their citizens, it’s important to consider the transformative power of mobile broadband.

TECH 10 Oct 2015 | 12:00 PM

Mobile phones ‘transforming’ Africa but growth to slow: study

The rapid spread of mobile phones across Sub-Saharan Africa is transforming the region, but record levels of growth are due to slow sharply, an industry report said this week.