Smartphone Makers Face Existential Threat Amid Government's Database Snafu

Since Sep 15, smartphone makers have not been able to register any new devices with the government, a critical step for making new sales.

#POLICY

Indonesian Biometrics Developer Enters Top 25 NIST Rankings

Biometrics developer Akurat Satu is ranked the 25th for its facial recognition in randomized photos.

SEPTEMBER 27 #TECH

Maserati’s First Supercar in 16 Years Available in Indonesia

The Indonesian price tag for Maserati MC20 may go north of Rp 9 billion ($604,000).

SEPTEMBER 11 #TECH

Indonesia’s Electric Vehicle Ambition Angers Japan: Minister

Indonesia mulls partnering with South Korea's Hyundai in developing lithium battery and electric vehicles.

SEPTEMBER 07 #TECH

Character-Building Still Possible in Virtual Classroom

Students can learn how to become better team players with online group projects.

SEPTEMBER 07 #EDUCATION

LIPI Develops Covid-19 Diagnostic Tool that Works Faster

LIPI claims the diagnostic tool can deliver results in less than an hour.

SEPTEMBER 01 #EYEWITNESS

MMA Announces Winners of Ideathon 2020

Lazarus Network won first place by helping MMA APAC members build a collaborative database for general invalid traffic.

AUGUST 03 #TECH

VISION

Students Brave Rain to Demand Cancellation of Job Creation Law

Students demand a face-to-face dialogue with the president.

#EYEWITNESS

Gov't Encourages Use of Technology in Post-Pandemic Schools

With a hybrid learning model in post-pandemic schools, teachers will not only rely on textbooks.

JULY 14 #EDUCATION

Indonesia Rules Electric Vehicles Must Emit Noise

A lack of audible warning in electric cars may increase the risk of road accidents.

JULY 14 #TRANSPORTATION

MMA Ideathon in Search for Mid-Pandemic Mobile Marketing Solutions

Students, technologists, developers, freelancers and professionals within the marketing or mobile marketing community are welcome to join.

JULY 08 #TECH

App Helps Indonesian Doctors Recruit Medical Personnel for Covid-19

Docquity, a digital networking platform for doctors helps to recruit and train medical personnel volunteers to treat Covid-19 patients.

JUNE 19 #HEALTH

Indonesian Consumers Prefer OVO: Study

A recent study shows Indonesian consumers prefer to use OVO when making cashless payments.

JUNE 15 #TECH

MMA Offers Online Course on Mobile Marketing

Participants can earn the widely recognized MMA CDP certification by completing the course and passing the certification exam.

JUNE 14 #TECH

Online Motorcycle Taxis Back on the Streets With New Normal Protocol

GrabBike has installed a hard plastic screen between driver and passenger on their scooter taxis to minimize contact between them.

JUNE 08 #TRANSPORTATION

New Normal Coincides With 5G Development in Indonesia

Boosting frequency spectrum will be crucial to 5G development in Indonesia.

JUNE 05 #TECH

Game Comp Pits Local Developers to Create Coronavirus-Themed Games

The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry wants game makers to help educate the public about Covid-19.

MAY 27 #TECH

KoinWorks Relaxes Loan Repayment for Businesses Hit by Covid-19

The P2P lending platform says they want to help businesses survive the pandemic.

MAY 21 #TECH

Merdeka Belajar Program Taps Into Digital Learning Innovation

WeKiddo has designed an app to help teachers design a teaching method tailored to their students.

MAY 14 #TECH

Google Helps Wayang Go Digital

More than 4,000 wayang puppets from the National Wayang Museum can now be accessed on the Google Arts and Culture platform.

MAY 13 #ARTS

Tokopedia Assures Payment Information Secure as All User Accounts Likely Compromised

A database containing personal data and hashed passwords of 91 million Tokopedia users is now on sale for $5,000.

MAY 03 #TECH