Author: Digital News Asia

Visa: Card Payments Overtake Cash Usage In Singapore
Card payments have overtaken cash to become the most-used payment method in Singapore, according to the latest edition of Visa’s Consumer Payment Attitudes Study. 
Exabytes completes acquisition of APC Hosting  
Regional hosting company, Exabytes, announced the acquisition of APC Hosting as part of its market expansion strategy in Singapore. 
Touch ‘n Go eWallet implements five new safety and security measures
Touch ‘n Go eWallet has implemented all 5 mandatory safety and security measures, four months before the given deadline.
MyStartr secures US$1mil in latest ECF campaign, set to operate on secondary market
MyStartr has raised US$1 million through a Fundnel campaign led by 431 investors. 
e-Payment adoption in Malaysia going full steam ahead
Real-time transactions unlocked US$394mil of additional economic output e-Payment adoption key focus area in Financial Sector Blueprint 2022-2026
Asia Mobiliti makes it to Entrepreneurship World Cup global finals 2022
Sole M’sian to compete with startups from 53 nations for US$300k grand prize 250 companies invited to participate in a 3-day bootcamp, with 100 selected
Axiata Joins Global Telcos to Deploy GSMA Open Gateway at MWC Barcelona 2023
The culmination of MWC Barcelona 2023 on 2 March, saw Axiata Group joining other telcos in deploying GSMA Open Gateway. The initiative is supported by 21 MNOs globally.
Lenovo’s New Yoga 9i Launches In Malaysia
It has a 13th Gen Intel Core i7 and 16GB of RAM  It also has the world’s first Bowers & Wilkins rotating soundbar
TM consolidates business into TM Tech to strengthen leadership, operational efficiency
TM announced internal reorganisation of its business in Malaysia into a single operating entity, TM Tech following the approval of various bodies.
AWS to invest US$6bil in Malaysia by 2037 for its Infrastructure Region
Enable customers to run workloads and securely store data in Malaysia Reflects commitment to being picked as Cloud Service Provider for MyDigital [Editor's Note: We've added additional quotes from the Minister of Communications and Digital, CEO of MDEC and CEO of MRANTI to the story]
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