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DNA on BFM: Are Uber and GrabTaxi transport companies?
Is Uber a technology or transport company? What about GrabTaxi? To the Jakarta Transportation Agency, it does not matter, says Karamjit Singh.
Pikom to propose special Asean Economic Community task force for ICT
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) will propose that the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (Asocio) set up a task force to address common policy matters related to ICT and the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
PayPal expands Seller Protection in six SEA markets
PayPal Inc said it will be “significantly” expanding its Seller Protection policy in six markets: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
IoT startup boost: Cisco pumps in US$10mil into Monk’s Hill
Cisco Investments has announced a US$10-million investment into Singapore’s Monk’s Hill Ventures’ innovation fund for startups, which will focus on early-stage startups working on the cloud, the Internet of Everything (IoE), big data and analytics, mobility and enterprise applications in Asean.
Patrick Grove goes ‘wild digital,’ has a crazy dream
Any large company in the brick-and-mortar world that attended last week’s Wild Digital conference in Kuala Lumpur, organised by Catcha Group, would have walked away very sober and alarmed, writes Karamjit Singh.
Fintech takes centrestage at SC’s World Capital Markets Symposium
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said that the World Capital Markets Symposium (WCMS) 2015 will feature global technology founders and experts sharing ideas and insights on Markets and Technology: Driving Future Growth Through Innovation.
IBM Malaysia names new MD, first woman in the role
IBM Corp has announced the appointment of Chong Chye Neo as managing director of IBM Malaysia, the first woman to take on the role in the subsidiary’s 54 years in the country. She succeeds company veteran Paul Moung, who retired on Aug 31.
Malaysia-US Asean-focused startup bootcamp kicks off
The YSEALI Generation: Startup Weekend Asean programme has kicked off at the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) campus in Cyberjaya.
GGV launches second SEA fund, releases report on ecosystem
Golden Gate Ventures (GGV) has launched the US$50-million Golden Gate Ventures Fund II LP fund, its second for South-East Asian tech startups, and has released a research report on the VC investment climate in the region.
Unified BI player Jedox enters Asia, fires salvo at rivals
German unified business intelligence (BI) solutions provider Jedox AG has established its first physical presence in Asia with the launch of its Singapore office, and couldn’t resist a jab or two at its rivals.
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