Mobile Apps

Social messaging apps will cost operators US$32.6bil: Ovum
Research firm Ovum has forecast that social messaging apps will cost operators US$32.6 billion in 2013, growing to over US$86 billion in 2020, with pace in the space picking up this year.
DiGi issues Hackathon challenge to developers
DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd is inviting mobile application developers and designers to participate in its [email protected] event to be held from April 5-7 at the company’s headquarters in Shah Alam.
In Takeout Arcade, toilet time is the new prime time
Takeout Arcade, the entertainment brand of start-up Alphapod, hopes to claim a share of toilet time with its debut mobile game app, Dragon Siege.
Somebody to Watch Over Me
Malaysian start-up SECQME Sdn Bhd is seeking to raise US$1 million in funding to fuel expansion plans for Watch Over Me, a mobile security app it developed for women.
Ked.ai offers e-commerce easy enough for mom
New online marketplace Ked.ai wants to make selling goods online even easier and features object image recognition with predictive algorithms to automate the process of putting items on sale.
Make a personal commitment to the market: Lotaris founder Tibbs
Technopreneurs keep hearing that refrain about how you should show your commitment and passion for your idea by putting “some skin in the game.” Lotaris founder and CEO Robert Tibbs has his own variation: 'It has always been my business philosophy to make a personal commitment to the markets that support a business.'
Bring your own danger with Google Play: Survey
More than 100,000 Android apps may pose security risks to organizations and attempts to secure bring your own device (BYOD) environments, according to a new study by endpoint security solutions provider Bit9.
1337 KL48 Hackathon weekend kicks off tomorrow
Calling all software developers – another hackathon is coming to town. Beginning Oct 19 to Oct 21, the 1337 (Leet or Elite in Internet-speak) KL48 Hackathon will take place in conjunction with the KL 48 Hour Film Project.
WhatsApp security flaws back in the spotlight
Security blog fileperms recently published a report detailing the extent of the security vulnerabilities still persisting on popular smartphone instant messaging service WhatsApp.
Too shy to hook up in a bar? There's a QR code for that
A quirky campaign is making its mark with Singapore’s bar hopping crowd, born out of a simple request to help shy locals out.
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