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Netflix crosses US$100 billion market cap on subscriber surge

Netflix crosses US$100 billion market cap on subscriber surge

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas, California, US, on January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo NEW YORK: Netflix Inc snagged 8.33 million new streaming customers in the final quarter of last year – 2 million more than Wall Street expected – as the pioneering […]

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
NCIA announces RM1bil initiatives for 2018 NCER development plan

NCIA announces RM1bil initiatives for 2018 NCER development plan

KUALA LUMPUR: The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) has announced five initiatives for this year’s Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) development plan, which is worth up to RM1 billion. NCIA chief executive Datuk Redza Rafiq said the development of the initiatives will be focused on Wilayah Perak Selatan, Special Border Economic Zones in Bukit Kayu […]

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Adobe lifts profit forecast on tax reform boost

Adobe lifts profit forecast on tax reform boost

FILE PHOTO: An Adobe Systems Inc software box is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo NEW YORK: Photoshop maker Adobe Systems Inc on Monday lifted its adjusted profit forecast for the current quarter and the full year, saying it expects its effective tax rate to decline “substantially” due to […]

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
What debt ceiling worries? Markets hum along

What debt ceiling worries? Markets hum along

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, US, January 2, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson NEW YORK: Government shutdown? So yesterday. Debt ceiling? Yawn. Investors and traders are taking in stride that the partisan fight in Washington which resulted in the first government shutdown […]

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Murdoch: Facebook should pay ‘trusted’ news publishers carriage fee

Murdoch: Facebook should pay ‘trusted’ news publishers carriage fee

SAN FRANCISCO: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook to pay “trusted” news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies, amid efforts by the social media company to fight misinformation on its platform. “Facebook and Google have popularized scurrilous news sources through algorithms that are profitable for these […]

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AmInvestment Bank wins three awards in Hong Kong

AmInvestment Bank wins three awards in Hong Kong

//slug: AmBank22 AmInvestment Bank wins three awards in Hong Kong NST Business KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Bank Bhd won three awards at The Asset Triple A Country Awards in Hong Kong. It received recognition as Best Loan Adviser, Best IPO Award, and Best Bank Capital Bond Award, AmInvestment Bank said in a statement today. AmInvestment Bank […]

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Ringgit could benefit from US govt shutdown

Ringgit could benefit from US govt shutdown

PETALING JAYA: The Greenback could potentially weaken in light of the political development in the United States, as the shutdown of government services moved into the third day, spelling good news for the ringgit. FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga told SunBiz that the US Dollar could see further loses should the shutdown persist longer than […]

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GHL starts Alipay services in Philippines

GHL starts Alipay services in Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR: GHL Systems Bhd will offer Alipay payment acceptance services to in-stores merchants as well as online merchants in the Philippines. The rollout will start with physical merchants this month and eventually extend to e-commerce merchants. Philippines marks the third Asean country after Malaysia and Thailand since GHL’s tie-up with Alipay to offer a […]

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
MSM CEO leaves, claims ‘constructive dismissal’

MSM CEO leaves, claims ‘constructive dismissal’

PETALING JAYA: MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd group’s president/ CEO by Datuk Mohamad Amri Sahari @ Khuzari has left the group claiming “constructive dismissal” 20 months into the job. The group has appointed chief technical officer Mohd Shaffie Said as its new acting CEO, effective today. In a statement, MSM said the appointment is following the […]

January 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
ManagePay aims to  launch money-lending business in April

ManagePay aims to launch money-lending business in April

PETALING JAYA: ManagePay Systems Bhd (MPay) is targeting to launch its money-lending business in April after receiving approval from the government. The group told Bursa Malaysia today that its wholly owned subsidiary ManagePay Resources Sdn Bhd (MRSB) had on Jan 19 received a letter of approval (LoA) dated Jan 17 from the Moneylenders and Pawnbrokers […]

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