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ACES Awards: Asia’s best startup in 2018 is a Bruneian satellite comms provider

Brunei’s only satellite communications service provider NiAT recently bagged an award for best startup in Asia in 2018 during the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) in Singapore. The award is a recognition of...

Microsoft awards Brunei company for promoting its cloud-based solutions

Bruneian IT company Concepts Technologies was recently honoured by Microsoft for actively promoting the tech giant’s cloud-based solutions in Southeast Asia. The subsidiary of Concepts Group of Companies has been working hand-in-hand with Microsoft for...

New dental scanner puts JPMC at forefront of dental technology

A new state-of-the-art dental scanner was introduced at the Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) today. Using complex image reconstruction algorithms, VATECH Green16 provides better quality dental imaging for periodontists to use in diagnosis, treatment planning, and surgical management,...

Progresif to upgrade call centre infrastructure, set up regional BPO centre

Progresif is upgrading its call centre infrastructure as it pledges to improve its service in wake of growing subscribers. The telco today signed an MoU with Lao-based Asian Contact Center (ACC) to roll out the...

BruPay to pitch cashless mobile payment app in Singapore

Local Fintech startup BruPay will be promoting its cashless mobile payment system at the Singapore Fintech Festival this November. The startup yesterday won the golden ticket to the upcoming event in Singapore after having successfully...

AMBD flags dishonest local Bitcoin mining company

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) has denied claims made by local Bitcoin investment firm United Formula Company (UFC) that the business is recognised and approved by the sultanate’s central bank. AMBD in a statement...

Weelago: A marketplace for the Brunei E-commerce scene

Local IT company EC-Tech Solution yesterday launched Weelago.com, an all-inclusive and easy-accessible e-commerce marketplace platform that enables anyone to buy and sell online. The site provides everything needed to run a business online, whether it...

Peer-to-peer mobile payment at retail shops now a reality with BIBD QuickPay

BIBD is swapping point-of-sale machines for QR Code display stands at retail counters with the launch of its new peer-to-peer mobile payment service. QuickPay is just one of the few upgrades BIBD recently rolled out...

Concepts wins Microsoft Country Partner of the Year award

Bruneian IT company Concepts Technologies has been awarded the 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Brunei. The award honours Microsoft’s partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft...

Public warned: Beware of cryptocurrency risks, but don’t dismiss blockchain

Members of the public are urged to be vigilant when conducting investments in cryptocurrencies in view of the fast-paced nature at which the technology is developing. Home Affairs Minister YB Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna...

Road to Hyperplay: Brunei’s top LoL players to compete for championship cup

Seven Bruneian e-athletes will be competing against nine ASEAN countries in Singapore for the region’s first League of Legends championship cup. Led by its captain James Chua Peng Tian, team Sigma qualified to represent Brunei...

TechXpo will be an annual event: Organisers

Organisers of the upcoming Brunei Technology Expo (TechXpo) 2018 are planning to upgrade the biennial premier tech fair into an annual event. Infocomm Federation Brunei’s (IFB) Chairman Sheikh Hj Abas Sheikh Mohamad said that the...

Isle of Dogs: A wild and waggy stop-motion masterpiece

If you’ve always wanted to see one of the most definitive movies of a director’s signature style then it isn’t hard to think of Wes Anderson in an instant thought. From vacant, close to,...

Solo makes up for The Last Jedi mess

Solo is probably the one Star Wars story that had the least expectations riding upon its release yet still had enough driving power for fans to go see it. You could say the same...