Business & Economy

Respond.io Raises $7M to Bring Social Commerce to Enterprise

Kuala Lumpur — respond.io, a Malaysia-based social to conversational commerce platform raised $7 million in the second round of Series A funding led by Headline with the participation of AltaIR Capital, Smart Partnership Capital, Sterling Oak Group & Calendula...

3D printing and robotics technologies empower Filipino youth to lead in innovation

Manila, Sept -- Filipino ingenuity is known for its brilliance and innovative spirit including a trait called diskarte - a combination of skill, creativity and resourcefulness - which spans across many fields. In the field of higher value-added product development,...

How painting car roofs white could cut CO2 emissions

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 -- It is already known that painting the roof of a house white can considerably reduce the effects of heat in the home and therefore help save energy and now someone wants car roofs to...

Metaverse: Virtual real estate becomes the next big thing

India: Workians, a virtual real estate consultant, launches its platform to guide investors in the metaverse. The consultancy will help interested investors and buyers choose suitable platforms, guide them towards asset buying, and negotiate properties, among other services. Technological disruptions...

Declassified report finds Zahid changed LCS design against Navy’s wishes

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug -- Former defence minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, changed the design of the littoral combat ships (LCS) from Sigma to Gowind in 2011, contrary to what the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) wanted. The Report of the...

This is why equity allocations work better for wealth creation in the long run

India -- In part 1 of this series, we highlighted the importance of retirees having some element of equity asset allocation in their portfolios. In this article, which is a continuation of the previous one we will delve into...

Acing your appraisals

Performance reviews are always a cause for trepidation. You may be having the best job in the world but when its time for your appraisal, it is usually not something you’re terribly keen on. Find comfort in the fact that...

Laid off near retirement age, what happens next?

Imagine being laid off in your 50’s and 60’s when you’re just about to retire and how daunting it would be to start looking for a new job and going for interviews at that stage of your life. It completely...

Are shopping malls dead?

Malls used to be everyone’s favourite hangout at one point of time and still is for some though for many the idea of going to the mall may have lost its allure. This is partly due to shopping having migrated...

Survey shows surprisingly, most people don’t actually want to be multi-billionaires

Contrary to the old adage, research shows that money can help make us happy. But how much money are we talking about? US$10,000 or US$100 billion? British researchers have looked into the matter, and they found that most people are...
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K-pop now reigns supreme over the fashion world

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 -- Fashion is going wild for K-pop. Not a day goes by without news of...
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