ICT Happening Updates Week 2 of Aug 2013 - Selamat Hari Raya 2013

Selamat Hari Raya 2013!!!

The most significant news for Week 1 of Aug 2013 was that Ninetology launched the U9 Quad-core smart-phone series - the first in the industry.

For this week / last week, here are / were the biggest news.
  • WeChat announces Major Upgrades - included a sticker store for e-Commerce
  • Dassault Systèmes’ partnership with AccelTeam boosts Malaysia’s drive for information intelligence.
  • Fujitsu Malaysia appoints Rusydan Yusof as VP of Sales, Public Sector.
  • Reuters - only in U.S - Icahn sues Dell in latest attempt to foil buyout.

KL, Malaysia – August 5, 2013 - WeChat Announces Major Upgrades

WeChat today announced the launch of WeChat 5.0 to further enrich the user experience.

With the WeChat 5.0 comes the introduction of the Sticker Shop which is supported by online payment allows users to download and pay for stickers via the platform.

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KL, Malaysia, 05 August 2013 - Dassault Systèmes’ Partnership with AccelTeam Boosts Malaysia’s Drive for Information Intelligence

Dassault Systèmes, announced today the appointment of AccelTeam as their first Value Solutions Reseller (VAR) for EXALEAD applications in Malaysia to help businesses harness the full value of their information assets.

AccelTeam is a leading intelligence solutions provider that specialises in delivering Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Government Community Management Solutions (GCMS) and customised solutions to various industry verticals and government agencies. They provide key services such as Enterprise Software Development, Data Warehouse Implementation, Business Strategy, Managed Services, Geospatial Services and Intelligence Education.
Samson Khaou

This collaboration with Dassault Systèmes will allow AccelTeam to offer advanced information intelligence to ensure the smooth operation and sustainability of businesses in Malaysia. As part of the agreement, AccelTeam will leverage the latest EXALEAD applications in transforming any raw data into rich assets.

“We live in a world rich in data and information. Extracting intelligence from the data and information can mean the difference between survival, speed to market and success or failure. We want to help businesses especially in Malaysia by allowing them to focus on innovation while EXALEAD manages and interprets the data for effective use,” explained Samson Khaou, Managing Director Asia Pacific South, Dassault Systèmes.

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 August 2013 - Fujitsu Malaysia Appoints Rusydan Yusof as Vice President of Sales, Public Sector

Fujitsu today announces the appointment of Mr. Rusydan Yusof as its Vice President of Sales, Public Sector in Malaysia effective immediately.

Rusydan Yusof

Rusydan brings to Fujitsu over 20 years of experience in managing, planning and executing various ICT projects for the public sector industry. In his new role at Fujitsu, Rusydan is set to leverage his sound industry knowledge to drive the profitability and business growth of Fujitsu Malaysia, together with the local management team.

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Reuters, Aug 1, 2013 - Only in U.S - Icahn sues Dell in latest attempt to foil buyout

Only in U.S; where the a hired CEO forced the founder of a company out (Apple-Steve Jobs); where investors may end up suing the founder and incumbent CEO of a company (Dell-Michael Dell).

According to reports, Michael Dell and associates had earlier proposed to take Dell Inc. private early of the year.

The exact reasons were not made available. Yet, my guess is that Michael Dell and associates and major investors split between the future of the company, particularly in the area of social-economical values.