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PIE in your face: Pikom launches its own app
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) has launched a mobile app called Pikom Industry Engagement (PIE), aimed at connecting ICT firms and professionals across the industry.
HotelQuickly closer to hitting 2015 goals, thanks to Korean expansion
HotelQuickly Ltd, a Hong Kong-based company that helps travellers book hotel rooms in the last minute, announced recently that its services are now available in six popular destinations in South Korea.
With 10mil downloads, Between eyes platform play in 2015
Couples app Between has recently crossed the 10-million download mark, claiming 100% year-on-year growth thanks to overseas markets such as Japan, Taiwan and South-East Asia. Its goal for 2015 will be to make the app into a platform, which will allow it to continue to monetise from the niche user base it serves.
Ooredoo Myanmar maternity app MayMay wins Stevie award
Ooredoo said it was awarded a Bronze Stevie Award at the Women in Business Awards recently in New York for its mobile maternal healthcare app ‘MayMay.’
Rocketech wants to connect single Muslims with Salamz
A new mobile dating app called Salamz, by Malaysia-based startup Rocketech Ltd, is targeting a gap -- young Muslim singles who want to meet the traditional way.
TableApp canters on with US$78K funding from Crystal Horse
Funds to fuel growth, plans to expand to Penang and Johor Has inked deals with Groupon and Tourism Malaysia MALAYSIA'S TableApp has raised RM250,000 (approximately US$78,000) in seed funding from Singapore-headquartered Crystal Horse Investments as well as angel investor Hanson Toh.  
UberX marks official debut in KL amidst challenges
Low-cost service offers fares 15% lower than budget taxis on average Uber enjoying growing popularity in KL, but possible regulatory issues
GREE leads US$4.5mil Series A-1 round in HotelQuickly
HotelQuickly has secured US$4.5 million in a Series A-1 financing led by GREE Inc with participation from William E. Heinecke, chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Thailand-based hospitality company, Minor International.
EasyTaxi continues rapid ride, eyes Asian expansion
With a presence in over 31 countries across three continents and 1,500 employees, it’s been a rapid ride for EasyTaxi since German-based Rocket Internet acquired the Brazilian startup two years ago. Gabey Goh speaks to regional CEO for South-East Asia, Mario Berta.
GrabTaxi launches beta trial in Jakarta
GrabTaxi continued its regional expansion with the launch of its beta trial in Jakarta, making Indonesia its sixth market after Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.
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