PokeMobile Helps You Level-up Pokemon GO Game

Grab-Hotlink Pokemobile

While we do not know the Pokemon GO release date in Malaysia yet, Grab Malaysia and Hotlink jointly launch 4 limited edition PokeMobile in to help Pokemon Master catch Pokemon faster and level up faster.

(L-R)  Navin Manian, Maxis’ Head of Prepaid, Jaygan Fu, Grab Malaysia’s Country Manager and Maybel Chan, Maxis’ Head of Content & Engagement, officially unveiling the PokeMobile earlier today.
(L-R)  Navin Manian, Maxis’ Head of Prepaid, Jaygan Fu, Grab Malaysia’s Country Manager and Maybel Chan, Maxis’ Head of Content & Engagement, officially unveiling the PokeMobile earlier today.

For the first two days following the launch of Pokemon Go in Malaysia, all Pokemon Go players in Klang Valley can get a free ride of Pokemobile to the nearest PokeStop by selecting the PokeMobile button on their GrabApp.

PokeMobile button in Grab app
PokeMobile button in Grab app

PokeMobile

Grab-Hotlink Pokemobile
Grab-Hotlink Pokemobile

PokeMobile has been decorated like a fire dragon with wings and tail. Hop into the PokeMobile, you will be welcomed by refreshments, Grab Goodie Bag, Hotlink PokeChargers (Poke Ball power bank) for your phones, and a PokeMonitor tablet powered by Hotlink Fast 4G showing Pokemon GO map. You can also catch more Pokemon at Hotlink PokeStops that equipped with “Lures”.

Every PokeMobile rider who are also Hotlink customer will get an extra FREE USD100 worth of PokeCoins (14,500 pcs) via Hotlink Cash Online — your Hotlink credit that can be used to purchase apps or in-app items in Google Play Store.

Here’s what you can buy with USD100 worth of PokeCoins to help you level up faster:

  • 145 Pokemon lures to attract more Pokemon
  • 145 Pokeballs
  • 96 egg incubators

Plus, Hotlink customers will get 10% off PokeCoins every time via Hotlink Cash Online.

Hotlink Cash Online discount
Hotlink Cash Online discount

The 10% off for in-app purchases on Google Play Store also applicable to:

  • Clash of Clans
  • Clash Royale
  • Smule
  • Loong Craft
  • Crisis Action
  • Mobile Strike
  • Castle Clash
  • Lords Mobile
  • Candy Crush Saga
  • Candy Crush Soda
  • Last Empire World War Z

Instead of catching Pokemon, you should catch Pokemobile in the 1st two days! :) For more information, please visit Maxis Google Pay

Poké Ball! #GrabxHotlink

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Neffos C5 Max (Specs and Price) in Malaysia from TP-Link

Models pose with Neffos C5 Max
Models pose with Neffos C5 Max
Models pose with Neffos C5 Max

Neffos C5 Max has been launched in Malaysia on 28 June 2016. The more powerful smartphone is the latest addition to Neffos C5 series (Neffos C5 and C5L).

“TP-LINK entered the smartphone market in March this year with the launch of the Neffos C5 and C5L. These models were well-received by consumers since its debut in Malaysia and we saw the opportunity to further expand the Neffos C5 series with the Neffos C5 Max, to cater the ever-evolving needs of consumers and their varied lifestyles,” said Hugo Cai, Country Manager, TP-LINK Distribution Sdn. Bhd.

In case you do not know yet, Neffos is the smartphone brand of TP-LINK, the largest global provider of Wi-Fi networking products.

Neffos C5 Max specs and price

Neffos C5 Max
Neffos C5 Max

All Neffos C5 phones are 4G LTE smartphones with Dual SIM Dual Standby feature, plus dual noise reduction MIC for clear calls.

But, Neffos C5 Max is significantly higher specifications than the other two siblings.

Neffos C5 Max features a 5.5-inch FullHD (1980×1080 pixels) IPS display. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2. Too bad that it is not Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which is 40% more scratch-resistant than 2nd generation.

Neffos C5 Max
Neffos C5 Max

It is powered by MediaTek 8-core 1.3GHz processor (MT6753) with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage (support microSD memory card up to 32GB). The operating system is last year’s Android 5.1 Lollipop. The main camera is 13MP with F2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The front camera is 5MP resolution. The rechargeable battery capacity is 3,045mAh.

Neffos C5 Max
Neffos C5 Max

Neffos C5 Max price in Malaysia is RM699. Available in two colours: Pearl White and Dark Grey.

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Buy first on 11street

TP-LINK is partnering exclusively with 11street in a 3-month long campaign starting from 28 June 2016. 11street is exclusively selling Neffos C5 Max first in Malaysia. The first 50 customers who purchase the Neffos C5 Max on 11street.my will receive a Free TP-LINK Groovi Ripple portable Bluetooth speaker worth RM159. The offer is valid until 11 July while stock last.

For more product information, please visit neffos.com

Wow! Didn’t know #TP-Link has Bluetooth speaker too! Thank you, #NeffosMY 😘

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IBM Watson to Serve Hong Leong Bank Customers

IBM partners Hong Leong Bank to introduce Cognitive Banking

Soon, you will be talking to IBM Watson at Hong Leong Bank customer service centre.

IBM partners Hong Leong Bank to introduce Cognitive Banking
IBM partners Hong Leong Bank to introduce Cognitive Banking

IBM announced that Hong Leong Bank is the first Malaysian bank and first Malaysia organisation to implement IBM Watson, a cognitive learning system.

In the multi-year programme, IBM Watson would function as an online customer self-service advisor with 24/7 support for credit card holder enquiries, as well as internal service supporting Hong Leong Bank call centre service advisors.

IBM Watson will also help to analyse large volumes of data (research reports, product information, customer profiles, etc), identify connections between customers’ needs and weigh the various financial options available to the customers.

Edward Pinto, Chief Operating Officer for Customer Experience & Analytics, Hong Leong Bank
Edward Pinto, Chief Operating Officer for Customer Experience & Analytics, Hong Leong Bank

“… The IBM Watson technology provides us this advantage by allowing us to understand the context of customer needs and preferences, which will reduce call waiting time and ensure greater consistency and accuracy of information” said Edward Pinto, Chief Operating Officer for Customer Experience & Analytics, Hong Leong Bank.

“Hello, I am Watson”

For Hong Leong Bank customers, it means you will have round-the-clock access via online live chat to information about general credit card term, policies, and procedures, as well as to find the most suitable card to match your lifestyle needs.

Currently, IBM Watson at Hong Leong Bank is in the prototype stage and expected to serve the Bank’s customers in 6 months. In case you are wondering, Watson speaks English only. Sorry, no Bahasa.

Chong Chye Neo, IBM Malaysia Managing Director

Chong Chye Neo, IBM Malaysia Managing Director

“The future bank is knowledge driven and convenes operations and offerings around its customers and their economic choices.” — Chong Chye Neo, IBM Malaysia Managing Director.

IBM Watson is capable of making sense of unstructured data and data processing speed up to 500GB per second. It will answer your enquiries under 3 seconds, in human language.

Watch the following video about how IBM Watson work:

 

For more information, please visit www.hlb.com.my and ibm.com/Watson

IBM Smarter Commerce Centre of Competency (SCCOC) to Promote Commerce in Singapore and Asia-Pacific

IBM and Singapore Economic Development Board launch the IBM Smarter Commerce Centre of Competency (SCCOC)
IBM and Singapore Economic Development Board launch the IBM Smarter Commerce Centre of Competency (SCCOC)
IBM and Singapore Economic Development Board launch the IBM Smarter Commerce Centre of Competency (SCCOC)

IBM and Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) announced the launch of the IBM Smarter Commerce Centre of Competency (SCCOC) at IBM Connect 2015. It aims to drive the innovative development of Commerce products and solutions and transform the way businesses in Singapore and Asia-Pacific engage with their customers.

“With the establishment of the Centre of Competency, IBM is well positioned to help clients improve process efficiency, create new market opportunities and accelerate the digitisation of businesses. The Centre will also groom Singaporeans in software development and analytics to serve the fast growing Asia-Pacific region,” said Ms Thien Kwee Eng, Assitant Managing Director, EDB.

IBM will lead the development of Commerce Proof of Concepts, which will include selected functionalities of customer analytics, automated campaign management, omni-channel marketing, digital marketing optimisation, Watson engagement advisor, real-time personalisation, distributed order management, and predictive analytics for supply chain and risk management.

Through the SCCOC, IBM and EDB will also team up with industry associations such as Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) and the Marketing Institute of Singapore (MIS) to reach out to marketing professionals through events and seminars.

Industry leaders such as OCBC Bank and StarHub will also be brought onboard to help identify industry challenges that the SCCOC can aim to address with Commerce Proof of Concepts.

“We are excited to be partnering with EDB to bring our global experiences in Commerce to Singapore and the region. Through the Centre of Competency, we intend to bring an integrated lifecycle approach to e-commerce to improve how businesses with their supply chain and customers through their websites and even social networks,” said Mr.Tim Greisingre, Managing Director, IBM Singapore.

The SCCOC will employ over 30 Research Scientists and Engineers by the end of 2017 to oversee the development of products and solutions.

The SCCOC is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2015 and will be based in IBM Singapore Technology Park (ISTP) at Tampines.

www.ibm.com/sg

Official: Red Hat Malaysia Office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

David Yap, Country Manager, Malaysia, Red Hat & Damien Wong, Senior Director & General Manager, ASEAN, Red Hat
David Yap, Country Manager, Malaysia, Red Hat & Damien Wong, Senior Director & General Manager, ASEAN, Red Hat
David Yap, Country Manager, Malaysia, Red Hat & Damien Wong, Senior Director & General Manager, ASEAN, Red Hat

Red Hat, Inc, the world’s leading open source solutions provider, announced the official opening of Red Hat Malaysia Sdn Bhd in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 29, 2015.

Red Hat Malaysia starts operations in 2006 aims to help cultivate a healthy open source environment in Malaysia. The Red Hat Malaysia office will better serve customers and strengthen partner ecosystem in Malaysia.

“…having a local presense gives us the opportunity work closer, and forge stronger relationships in Malaysia,” said Damien Wong, Senior Director & General MAnger, ASEAN, Red Hat.

3 purposes of Red Hat Malaysia:

  • increase customer adoption
  • further expand and enable partner ecosystem
  • increase market awareness

Red Hat Malaysia is the 11th Red Hat office in Asia Pacific. Following Singapore and Indonesia, Malaysia is the 3rd country with Red Hat office in South East Asia.

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the first $1 billion USD open source company in the world and S&P 500 company. The HQ is in Raleigh, Nc with over 80 offices around the globe.

Red Hat provides enterprise-strength, mission critical, software and services in Operating Systems, Storage, Middleware, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.

Red Hat’s community open source projects includes Fedora (operating system), oVirt (virtualization), JBoss Community (middleware), Openshift Origin (cloud computing), Gluster community (storage). Community projects are not supported by Red Hat.

Some enterprise edition of the projects with Red Hat support are Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise virtualization, Red Hat Jboss Middleware, Red Hat Storage, OpenShift by Red Hat.

Here’s the testimonial from a Red Hat Malaysia key customer — YTL Communications:

“YTL has a proven and higly successful long-term collaboration with Red Hat, with the suite of enterprise solutions providing an efficient and cost effective platform for running applications in the cloud. Red Hat’s local subsidiary here in Malaysia shows its continued commitment to the development of open source in the region, and gives customers like us more confidence in the promise of open source,” commented Wing K. Lee, Chief Executive Officer, YTL Commnications.

RedHat Malaysia company address:

Level, 28. The Gardens South Tower,
Mid Valley City,
Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59200 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia
Phone: +603 2298 7146
Fax: +603 2298 7333

http://www.redhat.com/en