TECHNOLOGY is expected to resolve issues faced by smart cities, and Cyberjaya in Selangor is no exception. Cyberview Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Faris Yahaya’s primary responsibility is to ensure Cyberjaya’s transformation into a global tech hub.
In an exclusive Computerworld Malaysia 'rapidfire' interview, conducted by Computerworld as part of an extensive 2017 industry roundup feature ('What's really in store for Malaysia's IT industry in 2017?'), smart city and technology hub enabler Cyberview's Chief Executive Officer Dato' Faris Yahaya (pic below) said that "all sectors needed to double down on strengthening Malaysia's tech ecosystem to mitigate the headwinds of the global economy."
MasterCard’s digital wallet, MasterPass, has been introduced in Malaysia. Like PayPal, it stores all of the cardholder’s payment and shipping information at a secure central location, allowing the cardholder to have a more convenient online shopping experience.
More than just a Smart City, Cyberjaya plays and important role in the development and success of local creative content players
During the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Cyberview Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), and Mastercard at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Cyberjaya has strengthened its offerings as a Smart City to go cashless in line with the Malaysian government’s push to reduce cash transactions.
IT will soon be 10 years since the June 2007 launch of the first iPhone, the smartphone that transformed the telecommunications industry and spurred many new ways we now use our mobile phones.
Cyberjaya has today strengthened its offerings as a Smart City with the formalisation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Cyberview Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), and Mastercard.
Cyberview collaborated with Finnext Capital for this programme, which will also see participating Fintech startups being able to work out of Cyberview's collaborative space, CoInnov8, also was launched at the same time.
A hackathon (also known as a codefest) is essentially a social coding event where computer programmers and hardware developers come together to collaborate on building a new software project surrounding a particular theme.
Cyberview and Finnext Capital, working together in the 4th living lab accelerator programme with a focus on fintech start-ups, have shortlisted five enterprises at the tipping point of commercialising their innovations.