PETALING JAYA, July 19 (Bernama) -- Malindo Air has launched its inaugural flight to the sacred city - Varanasi, India on Thursday evening. Nishit Kumar Ujjwal, Counsellor (Community Affairs, Education & Labour) and Mark Anthony, General Manager of Operations, Malindo Air were present in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to send off flight OD290.
Upon its arrival at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, the milestone was celebrated with a water cannon salute, followed by a welcoming ceremony to the passengers at the arrival gate.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 (Bernama) -- Along with the national aspiration to fuel Malaysia to be an advanced economy nation through Industry 4.0, Sunway University launched its state-of-the-art Graphene and Advanced 2D Materials Research Lab recently.
The Graphene and Advanced 2D Materials Research Lab which comprises leading-edge equipment and facilities worth RM3.5 million will be the place to synthesise and perform different researches on 2D materials and its analogues for industry application. Currently, the Research Lab houses the developing of a novel graphene nano lubricant for automotive and industrial application as well as new 2D materials for supercapattery and low-cost thermoelectric generators. The Research Group has accrued more than RM4 millions of internal and external grants for these on-going projects. Upholding multidisciplinary research approach, the Research Group has already published at least 50 papers in top quality journals and received a gold award from the 30th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) competition.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 (Bernama) -- There was elation in the air as the discipline, dedication and tenacity shown by 152 Malaysian students in preparing for their ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) examinations were rewarded when they were named prizewinners at the ACCA Malaysia Top Achievers Ceremony. This celebratory event recognised outstanding students for the achievements in the 2017, 2018 and March 2019 examinations.
Students from diverse background and education system who are pursuing this internationally recognised professional qualification have not only excelled and obtained the highest scores in Malaysia but also across the world. Top international scorers from Malaysia were bestowed the award as “Global Prizewinners” at this event as they surpassed the achievements of fellow ACCA students from 179 countries.
ISKANDAR PUTERI, July 19 (Bernama) -- This year’s Iskandar Puteri Jazz Festival 2019 is back again and promises two stages of experimental and classic jazz performances to invigorate the public along the Straits of Johor on 27 July 2019.
Presented by the township’s master developer UEM Sunrise Berhad (“UEM Sunrise”), the 3rd Iskandar Puteri Jazz Festival is crafted with 9 jazz bands consisting of over 70 musicians from Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States that will entertain audiences by the harbour.
BANGKOK, July 19 (Bernama) -- Governments across Asia are tapping on innovations in generation, transmission and distribution technologies to fulfil their energy transition ambitions.
At the core of the energy transition is the need to address the increasing power demand that follows rapid population and economic growth along with the continued need for conventional power sources.
LONDON, July 19 (Bernama) -- Secure-D, mobile security platform by leading technology company Upstream, launched a new mobile malware center that reports suspicious Android applications it detects and blocks around the world. The information on the Secure-D Index, currently in beta, allows anyone to easily find what apps pose a threat to their privacy and pocket, in one place, for free. Data is openly available to the whole mobile industry, from app developers, ad networks and publishers, to media, advertisers and mobile network operators that all fall prey to mobile ad fraud.
The Secure-D Index includes an aggregated list of Android applications that have been identified as suspicious by Upstream’s security platform. For each app the Secure-D Index center features pertinent information such as number of downloads, market infection rate and markets where the app is active. Data is currently available for 17 markets, including the US, Russia, India, Germany, South Africa and Egypt, covering up to 1.3 billion mobile data subscribers. The Index lists over 1,500 malicious apps with an estimate of 13.5 billion downloads. Users can check whether the apps are available on Google Play, have been removed from Google Play, or are distributed through third-party app stores. The developer and a link to the developer’s website are also provided when available.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 (Bernama) -- Cloudflare, a leading Internet security, performance, and reliability company, today announced that it protects and optimizes more than 18 million Internet properties as of the second quarter of 2019, an increase of more than two million from last quarter. This is made possible through Cloudflare’s global network, which spans more than 180 cities in 80 countries and counts approximately ten percent of the Fortune 1,000 as paying customers.
Cloudflare announced a number of partnerships in the second quarter of 2019. Tencent Cloud, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud computing and Internet value-added services, joined the Bandwidth Alliance. Now, joint customers of Cloudflare and Tencent Cloud pay zero data transfer fees for all traffic between their networks outside of China. Cloudflare also partnered with analytics platforms such as Chronicle Security, Datadog, Elastic, Looker, Splunk, and Sumo Logic to enhance Internet performance and security analytics. Shared customers can now view security events and traffic trends from any of their Internet properties while combining Cloudflare logs with other data sources.