Author: Digital News Asia

KPMG Consumer Loss Barometer sees Malaysians most concerned about apps, wifi & cloud being compromised
49% of Malaysians had financial information compromised vs 37% global average Report reveals mismatch between consumer expectations and security executive priorities
Singapore fintech Validus Capital expands into Indonesia
Launches arm for SME financing ‘Batumbu.
AirTrunk completes US$333mil financing to launch hyperscale data centre in Singapore
The debt financing was undertaken with Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Natixis.
MYEG invests in China-based HiScene
Invests US$2.23 million in the provider of AR products and services.
Fintech startup amalan enters Malaysia
Specialises in solving the debt problems of consumers and business owners.
EY announces solution to help gauge impact, trustworthiness of AI systems
Aims to resolve issue of trust in technology – the biggest barrier to wider artificial intelligence adoption.
Rakuten Capital invests in ShopBack
Singapore-based cashback platform to accelerate growth across key Asia markets.
MIMOS appoints Emelia Matrahah as interim CEO
Has both MNC and GLC experience in manufacturing, BPO and IT outsourcing; semiconductor, telecommunication and R&D  Ahmad Rizan Ibrahim, who became CEO in July 2017, steps down before his three year contract was up
EZ-Link, Touch ‘n Go to introduce dual currency cross-border Combi Card
Partnership aims to provide integrated digital payment at enabled touch points in Singapore and Malaysia.
Singapore wins international award for AI governance and ethics initiatives
Scoops top prize in the Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society category at the Annual World Summit on the Information Society Prizes 2019.
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