Author: Chong Jinn Xiung

AppXplore explores new horizons
With seven games under its belt and over 15 million downloads, AppXplore is now looking to move into publishing games.
Big Blue Taxi takes on Grab, Uber in M’sia with e-hailing, delivery app
Big Blue Taxi launches app to rival Grab and Uber, aims to help drivers reclaim lost income.  
SEA's fintech ecosystem has a long way to go
Fintech is the catalyst for transformation in the financial sector Banks and regulators have much to do to improve the state of fintech in SEA  
Zilingo raises US$8mil in Series A Funding
Bangkok-based Zilingo announces that it has successfully secured a US$8 million Series A round that was led by Venturra Capital,Sequoia India and Susquehanna International Group.  
Kaspersky Labs: Targeted attacks on the rise
Financial institutions need a holistic response towards targeted attacks, says Kaspersky.
Business and e-commerce are synonymous, get with it: Stridec CEO
You can't run away from digitisation and e-commerce as they are the future of business, according to Stridec CEO Alva Chew.
HappyFresh raises fresh round of funding, more than US$12mil
Online grocery platform HappyFresh has successfully raised a fresh round of funding led Samena Capital, with existing investors Vertex Ventures, SinarMas Digital Ventures and Endeavor Catalyst also taking part.  
Outsourcing Malaysia programme to widen GBS talent pool
The GBS sector is growing and Malaysia can benefit from this, but only if it can produce enough skilled workers to meet demand, noted Outsourcing Malaysia.
Merdeka: For Malaysians, it’s about getting the best deals
Malaysians can’t pass up on a good deal and more are directing their online searches to seeking out promotions and deals in the weeks leading up to the Merdeka or national day celebrations.
Another online car sales site launches, with an Asean scope
Malaysian startup Tookar is challenging the status quo of the region’s automotive industry with the launch of what it claims is the Asean’s first online car exchange for dealers, sellers and buyers.
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