Business

BruPlay to launch online games store

BruPlay is setting up an online store in hopes to remedy the dwindling video game retail shops situation in Brunei. The group of avid gamers is launching this new initiative in the coming weeks as it marks its 12 years of actively supporting the growth...

Online news startup The Scoop joins Progresif Startup Lab

Online news startup The Scoop has joined Progresif Startup Lab. The website, which was formed just six months ago by local journalists, will also kickoff a weekly news segment on Progresif Radio next week as part of its collaboration with the local telecommunications company. The startup...

Progresif and BIBD launch mobile wallet

Progresif subscribers can now pay their bills, shop online and send money abroad with the telco's new mobile wallet application, Progresif PAY. Powered by BIBD NEXGEN, Progresif PAY enables consumers and businesses in Brunei carry out cashless transactions with their smartphones similar to popular e-wallet...

The Note 7 is coming back

If it wasn't for the faulty battery that led to the global recall, the Galaxy Note 7 would've been the best smartphone from last year. It had everything good, from the beautiful edge-to-edge display to a perfected S Pen experience. And people who have bought...

How to avoid repair charges for tech covered under warranty

Have you ever thought that when buying a new phone the warranty agreement was slightly harsh on you as a consumer? I've encountered this problem before when two of my devices (my iPod and iPhone) broke down at the same time. Both came with a year...

Umm, is your business still using @gmail.com?

A friend who is also a startup owner at The Anggerek Desa Technology Park once asked me, "What do you have against @gmail.com? Why should a small business owner pay for a customized email address rather than getting one for free?" Out of the three email addresses...