Speak of Penang, and oftentimes people will bring up the usual associations—hawker food, holidays, sight-seeing, and heritage spots. But equally as important as Penang’s reputation as a tourist destination is its function as one of Malaysia’s technological hotbeds. Put forward as Asia’s next Silicon Valley by publications like BBC, Penang is now home to thousands of startups as well as a large number of Fortune 1000 companies including Google, Intel, Netflix, and Facebook. One of the contributors to Penang’s strength as an industrial and technological powerhouse is the monetary support afforded to its technological ecosystem by its state government. Just last month, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng announced an Industry 4.0 (I4) fund of US$1mil (RM3.9 mil) for tech startups within
Donald Trump refuses to take action to prevent gun violence in America. In his absence, high school students who survived last week's shooting are stepping up to the plate. The post Chris Matthews Hammers Trump For Going ‘AWOL’ While High Schoolers Show More Leadership On Guns appeared first on Politicus USA.
Southern California could be treated to another SpaceX light show on Wednesday as Los Angeles-based company launches an early-morning mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch of a Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled for Sunday, but on Saturday the company postponed the liftoff until 6:17 a.m. on Wednesday. “Team at Vandenberg is taking […]
The 2018 BAFTA Awards are here, and some of the biggest stars as well as members of the royal family have shown up to the British event. See all the red carpet arrivals!
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The fight to legalize marijuana continued Saturday, as lawmakers and members of the community came together for a workshop to discuss its benefits. The workshop was held in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center and activist/former talk show host Montel Williams was the guest speaker. A part of the New York Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Conference, the workshop focused on how legalizing marijuana could help reduce the mass incarceration and opioid problems in our state and even the country. Montel Williams is an example of someone who has benefited from marijuana use. Having multiple sclerosis, he says the drug is the only way he can get through the pain. But, he feels this drug can do much more than help people medically and that it needs to t
Carmel Valley’s David Tamayo didn’t win $1 million, but he gave co-workers and his grandparents a priceless moment Friday — watching him on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” The project manager at Rancho Bernardo laser-company Cymer lit the board green eight times in a row before deciding he didn’t want to take a chance […]
Just three days after 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, one of the state’s biggest gun-expo organizers is holding a gun convention in Miami — just 46.9 miles away. The Florida Gun show has had their 600-booth convention planned for months, and despite the fact the South Florida community is still reeling from the shooting, the convention will go on. “Yes, the show is still scheduled for this weekend,” organizers confirmed to the Miami New Times. “Enjoy an enormous array of firearms, ammunition, shooting supplies, knives, and so much more!” the Florida Gun Show organizers boast in a promotional video posted on their Facebook page. The group will also host a gun show at Fort Walto
After ranting incoherently, Marilyn Manson ended a concert early in Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 15. Take a look.
When not working at ASML Cymer in Rancho Bernardo, David Tamayo watches game shows and hones his own trivia skills. He also bites his lip. Six months ago, he went to Caesars Entertainment Studios in Las Vegas to be a contestant on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” On Friday, Tamayo gets to exhale and […]
The media praised collective and individual displays in Liverpool’s 5-0 rout of Porto, feeling victory showed the Reds are Champions […]