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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...

Convenience and great savings with eVouchers

We’ve all been there, it’s your friend’s birthday and you only figured it out sooner, but you’re too busy at work to get that last minute gift certificate. Thankfully, we live in a wonderful time of convenience. For BIBD account holders, there’s a quick and easy...

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...

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...

Microsoft terminates Vista to make way for the future

Hasta la Vista, baby! Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows Vista support effective yesterday. If you happen to be stuck with this decade-old operating system, Microsoft insists that you upgrade, as the company will no longer provide security patches for it. And don't just update the OS,...

Mobile tech helps drive nation’s public transport forward

Two interesting developments are happening in Brunei's transportation landscape this year. We just got our very own ride-booking service set up, and more recently a mobile app that aims to enhance the efficiency fo the nation's current bus system is in the works. These developments, initiated by...