IT News Week 2 of Jul 2018

For IT News Week 1 of Jul 2018.
  • Jul 13, 2018 - New Lenovo ThinkStation P330 Family - Smaller Just Got Better
  • Jul 13, 2018 - Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking users, finds Kaspersky Lab
  • Jul 12, 2018 - HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Set to Revolutionize the Gaming Tablet Industry
  • Jul 12, 2018 - Brother Redefines Printing Solutions for Business, Retail and Home As Functional Works of Art To Suit All Workstyles and Lifestyles
  • Jul 12, 2018 - Unit4 announces AI-powered performance management
  • Jul 12, 2018 - honor Malaysia Launches Official E-commerce Platform and Information Portal, hihonor, with ‘7uly Madness Offers’
  • Jul 12, 2018 - UOB Malaysia relocates its Kuching branch to provide full suite of financial advisory services under one roof
  • Jul 5, 2018 - Taipei, Taiwan - Unleash Maximum Airflow with Lian Li PC-011 Air Chassis
  • Jul 4, 2018 - LG Reasserts Inverter Tech Leadership Through World-Changing Equation

Jul 13, 2018 - New Lenovo ThinkStation P330 Family - Smaller Just Got Better

Lenovo launches a new family of entry-level workstations that lead on both counts – the Lenovo ThinkStation P330 Tower, Small Form Factor (SFF) and Tiny.

Redesigned for optimal performance, this family of workstations is ready to take on big tasks. With each workstation dropping in size, the ThinkStation P330 Tower, SFF and Tiny are proving smaller is better than ever.

The ThinkStation P330 Tower and SFF’s new mechanical design include a decrease in size of up to 30 percent, while the ThinkStation P330 Tiny continues to offer outstanding performance in the world’s smallest chassis at only 1L. With the Tiny, designers, engineers and other pro-users benefit from a host of accessories and mounting options – allowing them to fit the system anywhere from behind a monitor to under a desk for even the most space-conscious users.

ThinkStation P330 SFF


Jul 13, 2018 - Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking users, finds Kaspersky Lab

The monitoring capabilities of mobile apps are becoming a concern for users, many of whom are worried that the apps on their connected devices might be able track them down, watch what they’re doing, or share their data. But these dangers could be easily averted by putting some simple security measures in place, warns cybersecurity experts from Kaspersky Lab.

There are rising concerns among consumers about just how much of their Internet activity is being watched, or whether they are traceable through their online footprint. Kaspersky Lab has found, for example, that 61% of people are uncomfortable with sharing their location information with websites and applications – a figure that has risen significantly from 39% in 2016.

Kaspersky Lab can protect users from unwanted mobile app activity. For example, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android protects users’ mobile devices from potentially harmful mobile apps which can access personal data for malicious purposes. In addition, Kaspersky Battery Life analyzes all applications on the user’s device and identifies those that are working in the background and consuming device energy, allowing users to stop these "battery gluttons" with one touch.

Jul 12, 2018 - HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Set to Revolutionize the Gaming Tablet Industry

Huawei launced new HUAWEI MediaPad M5 and M5 Pro in Malaysia today - vvailable in 8.4-inch for the HUAWEI MediaPad M5 and 10.8-inch for the HUAWEI MediaPad M5 pro, they are designed to be an excellent platform for casual and hardcore gamers alike, and for the younger generation that seeks out new experiences and has a hunger for both creating and consuming content.

(L-R): Duncan Jay- Product Manager, Roger He Wei Zhi- Marketing Director, James Chen- Ap Home Appliances Lead, Patrick Chew - Product Expert

When the battery does finally start to run low, the HUAWEI MediaPad M5 supports Huawei’s Quick Charge technology which can fully charge the 8.4-inch tablet in under 2 hours and the M5 Pro in under 3 hours – setting a standard for the industry.

The 10.8-inch HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Pro comes with the latest HUAWEI M-Pen to give users an even more intuitive means of interaction with their tablet. The HUAWEI M-Pen makes taking meeting notes, drawing and designing easier and more effortless.

The HUAWEI MediaPad M5 comes in Space Gray and Champagne Gold, whereas the M5 Pro comes in Space Grey at the recommended retail price of RM1,499 and RM1,899. The MediaPad M5 will be available on the market from 13 July, while the M5 Pro will be purchasable by 25 July onwards.

Jul 12, 2018 - Brother Redefines Printing Solutions for Business, Retail and Home As Functional Works of Art To Suit All Workstyles and Lifestyles

The new range includes colour and monochrome printers and MFCs that cover a gamut of needs. There are two single-function printers in the new Business Colour Laser Series, the HL-L8260CDN and HL-L8360CDW, as well as two Multi-Function Centres, the MFC-L8690CDW and the MFC-L8900CDW.

(L-R:) Mr Alan Tham, Head of Marketing, Brother International Malaysia, Mr Itsuo Segawa, Country Head, Brother International Malaysia, Mr Jordan Hoong, Sales Manager, Brother International Malaysia during the launch


Another new series that combine top-class print speeds, enhanced mobile connectivity, and cost-saving features are its two monochrome laser printers, HL-L2370DN and HL-L2385DW and three Multi-Function Centres (MFCs), the DCP-2550DW, MFC-L2715DW, and MFC-L2770DW.

It is with Brother’s Inkjet Multi-Function Centre series where the brand raises the bar for machines that combines superior efficiency and print performance. This latest series features four new Inkjet Multi-Function Centre models which include the DCP-T310 (print, copy, scan), DCP-T510W & DCP-T710W (print, copy, scan with wireless connectivity), and the MFC-T910DW (2-sided print, copy, scan & fax with Ethernet and wireless connectivity).

Jul 12, 2018 - Unit4 announces AI-powered performance management

Unit4 announces today the release of Unit4 Prevero CPM and advanced data analytics to help businesses augment their customer offerings by utilising software with AI baked in. The latest version takes advantage of neural networks and deep learning technology to provide a new source of business support to decision makers, for boards that expect high quality analyses, suggestions, forecasts and budgets faster and more frequently. It enables business leaders in Singapore that are starting to act on the need for digital transformation by adopting AI technologies that have a tangible impact on their business processes.

With Unit4 Prevero Corporate Performance Management (CPM), companies can now take control and streamline their organisation’s strategy planning, dashboards and scorecards with automated processes, embedded best practice and workflow completion rules, to ensure fast, accurate, consistent data. It offers:
  • AI-enhanced forecasts that apply deep learning on available actuals and other data to predict future outcomes.
  • Data anomaly detection that ensures the CPM system provides automatic feedback while data is inputted
Jul 12, 2018 - honor Malaysia Launches Official E-commerce Platform and Information Portal, hihonor, with ‘7uly Madness Offers’

In conjunction with the launching of its official e-commerce platform and information portal, the hihonor website, honor Malaysia today announced its ‘7uly Madness Offers’, making smartphones more accessible to honor fans and customers nationwide.



The jaw-dropping deal starts from 17 July 2018 to 22 July 2018, where fans can now purchase new gadgets at discounted prices while stocks last, such as the affordable yet power-packed 7S for RM349 (RRP: RM379) and honor 7A at only RM429 (RRP: RM 479). The sleek honor 7X will also be up for grabs for only RM729 (RRP: RM849). Other stylish and exquisite models such as the honor 9 Lite, honor view 10 and honor 10 also come with attractive complimentary gifts upon every purchase.

Smartphones RRP (RM) Promotion Price (RM) Percentage Off Free Gift (for every purchase of one unit)
honor 7S 379 349 8% -
honor 7A 479 429 10% RM 30 voucher (can be used for any product)
- Usage duration: 1 month
- will be delivered directly to customer's account after payment
honor 7X 849 729 14% -
honor 9 Lite 659 Gift box worth RM 109
honor View 10 1789 Band SS worth RM 399
honor 10 1599 Flip Cover + AM 61 Earphones worth RM 298

Jul 12, 2018 - UOB Malaysia relocates its Kuching branch to provide full suite of financial advisory services under one roof

United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (UOB Malaysia) today announced the official opening of its branch in iCom Square, Kuching. The new branch houses a dedicated Wealth and Privilege Banking Centre to provide customers with the full suite of wealth advisory services and wealth management solutions.

The new branch houses a dedicated Wealth and Privilege Banking Centre to provide customers with the full suite of wealth advisory services and wealth management solutions.

Mr Wong Kim Choong, Chief Executive Officer, UOB Malaysia (centre) signing a plaque to commemorate the official opening of the UOB Malaysia Kuching branch at iComm Square, Kuching with Mr Chua Chai Hua, Area Manager of East Malaysia, UOB Malaysia (left) and Ms Emily Rolanda Yong, Kuching Branch Manager, UOB Malaysia.

“We know that our customers increasingly use their mobile phones or go online to access information, to conduct simple banking transactions and to manage their accounts. They are now less likely to visit the branch for basic transactions. Instead, they are more likely to visit the branch for customised services such as financial advisory. Taking this into account, we have made the first floor a dedicated Wealth and Privilege Banking Centre to provide our customers with a comfortable space to discuss their wealth management needs,” said Mr Wong Kim Choong, Chief Executive Officer, UOB Malaysia.

Jul 5, 2018 - Taipei, Taiwan - Unleash Maximum Airflow with Lian Li PC-011 Air Chassis

Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd., world’s leading manufacturer of aluminum chassis for enthusiasts and custom OEM/ODM case solutions is proud to announce its ultimate platform for cooling with the Lian Li PC-O11 Air high-airflow chassis. Bearing the same multi-chamber design as the PC-O11 Dynamic, the PC-O11 Air takes that design and maximizes it for the best amount of airflow and cooling ever.

As the name suggests, the Lian Li PC-O11 Air is intended for maximum airflow providing watercooling enthusiasts and performance seekers to get the best cooling possible from the chassis. The PC-O11 Air can mount up to three 360mm radiators concurrently and the front vent can house a 240/280/360mm radiator without interference. This allows a larger amount of watercooling possibilities in the PC-O11 Air than ever before on a Lian Li chassis.


The PC-O11 Air can house a maximum of twelve 120mm fans and two additional 80mm rear exhaust fans. This ensures that the PC-O11 Dynamic always has plenty of options for fan placements and airflow.


Jul 4, 2018 - LG Reasserts Inverter Tech Leadership Through World-Changing Equation

LG Electronics (LG) has released an original video highlighting its outstanding inverter technology. The clip shows the innovative and amazing qualities of LG Inverter as driving solution for living a better life. The witty and creative story depicted in the video, features the high and constantly evolving utility of LG Inverter technology that enhances the performance and energy efficiency of LG appliances.


LG Inverter controls the motors and compressors installed in all LG appliances. This technology is thus the catalyst for better performance and higher energy efficiency in the functions of freshness, cleanliness and cooling by LG appliances, including washers, air conditioners, refrigerators and microwave ovens. In addition, inverter-equipped products are fully protected by a 10-year warranty.

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