Recently, a student from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman has been crowned Adobe Certified Associate 2021 world champion, beating 65,000 other contestants. And if you are currently using a MediaTek powered device, you should update your security level ASAP. Find out the reason why on today’s ICYMI.
UTAR student crowned Adobe Certified Associate 2021 world champion, beating 65,000 other contestants
Every year, the company Certiport organises the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship, a global competition built to test the design skills of students around the world with Adobe’s suit of tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. This year, it was held as an online competition, and coming out on top was Malaysia’s own Danny Tse Wei Chun. More details here.
If you use a MediaTek-powered device, you should update your security level ASAP
The last time we talked about the security firm Check Point Research, it was about how cryptocurrency scammers were using Google Ads to target their victims. This time, Check Point is back with more worrying findings, but regarding vulnerabilities in MediaTek’s mobile processors. Learn more about it here.
Celcom-Digi merger now in the hands of MCMC
It’s been two and a half years since Digi and Celcom first announced their intention to merge and become Malaysia’s largest mobile operator, but after a number of stumbling blocks which saw the original attempt fail before being revived in April this year, along with concerns over a potential monopoly, the two have finally formally submitted their application for the merger to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). For more information, click here.
Petronas and Mercedes are bringing DC fast EV chargers to stations by H1 2022
The adoption of EV in Malaysia is steadily progressing. Petronas Dagangan Bhd (PDB), Petronas’ downstream retailer subsidiary, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mercedes-BenzMalaysia and EV Connection (EVC) to deploy DC fast EV chargers in Petronas stations by H1 of 2022. EV Connection is the operator of JomCharge, an EV charging network in Malaysia. For more information, click here.