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Dog brings sprinkler inside house to cool off during hot weather

A dog decided to take a sprinkler inside his owner’s home because he was really hot and we can’t really blame him.<p>OK, we admit it was not the …

Pets

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Mobile workforces give businesses the flexibility to work from wherever they are - Tech News | The Star Online

7 Apps That Actually Pay You to Shop

We all know "there's an app for that." Usually we're referring to apps that make our lives a little bit easier somehow. But what if there were a …

Personal Finance

How bot-to-bot could soon replace APIs

By now it’s clear that bots will cause a major paradigm shift in customer service, e-commerce, and, quite frankly, all aspects of software-to-human interaction.<p>For the moment, the state of the art of bots is bot-to-consumer, meaning bots communicating with humans. But at some point soon, bots will …

Chatbots

We’ve hit peak human and an algorithm wants your job. Now what?

Are the humans of finance an endangered species?<p>People are still the lubricant that oils the wheels of finance, toiling at innumerable tasks - executing and settling trades, writing analysis, monitoring risk. That's about to change.<p>Squeezed by low interest rates, shrinking trading revenue, and …

Machine Learning

18 Must-Have Apps to Become Your Best Self

Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from <i>SUCCESS</i> magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself and your life. To …

Apps

Why celebrities get away with stealth shilling on Instagram

Kim Kardashian is a social media powerhouse, boasting 72 million followers on Instagram and more than 45 million on Twitter. For celebrities in general, it's never been easier to reach fans across the world, whether it be with a 140-character tweet or a selfie that breaks the internet. Though …

Social Media

KL city office occupancy continues decline in 1H2017

PETALING JAYA (Aug 21): Occupancy rates for purpose-built offices (PBOs) in Kuala Lumpur city continued its decline to record at 80.7% in 1H2017 …

Real Estate

Goodbye petrol – scientists have found a new limitless energy source

A major scientific breakthrough has been made after scientists got one step closer to finding a limitless supply of clean energy.<p>A new way has been …

Breakthroughs

Survey: Millennials cite corruption as most serious issue in M’sia

Global Shapers Survey 2017 finds that young Malaysian adults are overwhelmingly concerned about government accountability and transparency.<p>PETALING …

Economist defends Najib's economic policies

Bruce Gale says unpopular decisions such as the removal of subsidies and the implementation of the GST were necessary and urgent.<p>PETALING JAYA: At a …

Banks to blame for shopping mall glut, says expert

Property expert Ernest Cheong warns that oversupply of commercial space will hurt retailers, business owners while the smaller malls go through a …

Resolving Malaysia's Indian dilemma

Statistics paint a bleak picture of the community as both BN and PH compete for the role of saviour.<p>PETALING JAYA: Single mother Anitha (not her real …

Six credit card myths busted

DESPITE 3.6 million Malaysians holding over eight million credit cards in Malaysia, the inner workings of a credit card are still a mystery for …

The 6 High Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful — and happy — people consistently do six things. And you can, too.<p>Share on<p>BY - 19 Sep 2017<p>PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images<p>Why do some …

Self-improvement

With Alipay already here, will Malaysians still need cash in the future?

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 — When met at a coffee shop in a popular mall in the city’s shopping district, 27-year-old Zharif who is a self-professed …

FinTech

Canine's social skills are linked to their sensitivity to oxytocin

The secret of why some dogs are friendlier than others: Canine social skills are linked the 'cuddle hormone' oxytocin in their genes<p><b>Dogs have</b> …

Pets

7 Steps to Quickly Becoming an Influential Expert in Any Field

Developing the relationships you need to succeed can't be done if you are self-absorbed and transactional.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing highly influential work is a process that can be mastered. Not only mastered, this process can be replicated …

Self-improvement

According to Science, This Is the Best Way to Gain Power and Influence Others

The old power model is about to get a swift kick in the rear by the new power model (and it's totally the opposite of what you think).<p>One sure path to power is through such means as coercion, deception, force, and disregard for people. It is how many organizations operate, and, yes, they prove to …

Open-Mindedness

Dubai's self-flying taxi makes first concept flight

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is seen inside the flying taxi in Dubai, United Arab Emirates September 25, 2017. …

United Arab Emirates

Check Out This Humble "Gerai" In Kelantan That Lets You Pay In Bitcoin

While Bank Negara Malaysia and the cashless players in Malaysia try their hardest to bring franchises and retail stores on board, this humble hawker …

Profit

A no-win game in oil palm schemes - Business News | The Star Online

<b>Investors in Golden Palm Growers are the latest casualties as the management company proposes early termination.</b><p><b>Salient points</b><p>- The lure of oil palm …

Investing

GDP growth, competitive rank, yet to benefit people

Writer says Putrajaya's use of statistics and business competitiveness report to highlight economic growth masks hardship Malaysians face on a daily …

Price dip for landed homes in old Selangor housing estates

Mature, self-contained housing estates that have easy accessibility and established amenities are still sought after but homeowners are unable to …

'CIA document reveals true intention of Malaysia formation'

Activist Zulfaqar Sa’adi says it exposes what happened in 1969 when Sarawak lost its rich natural resources to the federal government.<p>KOTA KINABALU: …

Design for emotions: The sadly overlooked practice for happy users

<i>Emotional design is the secret sauce of many successful products. It can make all the difference between a good product and one that users talk about to everyone.</i><p>Think of a digital product you love and have raved about to your friends. Often, in this crowded market, these products are not one of a …

UX Design

Flying taxi to make first flight in 2018, says Airbus

Airbus has said it remains on track to carry out the maiden flight of a "flying taxi" by the end of next year.<p>The aerospace giant confirmed the first …

Aviation

Meritocracy: You got it wrong about the Indians, Najib

If meritocracy was introduced in our public universities, about 30% of the students there would be Indians, and not about 4% as some think.<p>COMMENT<p>A …

Here’s why you can’t afford a house, Bank Negara tells Malaysians | Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 — Malaysia’s central bank has a response to those saying it needs to do more to spur home loans: houses simply aren’t affordable.<p>…

Housing