Digital Media

Diana Boo joins iflix as country manager for Malaysia & Brunei
The new country manager brings digital advertising experience to the leading entertainment service provider.
Senior journalists launch Kumparan, Indonesia’s first hybrid online media
A group of senior journalists from Indonesian news site Detik.com have come together to form a new online media platform called Kumparan.
SPOT News rolls out mobile forum feature
SPOT News said it has launched its latest in-app service, Spot Discuss, for its Malaysian subscribers.
Adtech company Exponential Interactive appoints country manager for Malaysia
Digital advertising and marketing company Exponential Interactive has announced the appointment of Celine Liew as country manager of its operations in Malaysia.
Malaysia’s MDA reappoints comScore as official ‘measurement currency’
The Malaysian Digital Association (MDA) has reappointed comScore as its official Internet audience measurement currency, while the latter launched a new platform to take into account today’s multi-device users.
Singapore forms two new IT bodies, IDA and MDA merged
Singapore is creating two new statutory bodies that will oversee IT-related issues in the country, by merging the IDA and MDA.  
Social media: Vox populi when terror strikes
In the wake of the IS attacks, Indonesians rallied around social media, Benjamin Cher writes from Singapore.
Digital media venture DealStreetAsia lands first round of funding
DealStreetAsia announced it has landed its first round of funding, an undisclosed amount from angel investor Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the Singapore Angel Network (SGAN), and others.
Making online news more social, and emotive
Philippines social news network Rappler has expanded to Indonesia, intent on creating a ripple effect on journalism and the community.
Rev Asia’s Says.com to ‘go local’ in Indonesia, Philippines
Asia Holdings Sdn Bhd, a 70% subsidiary of Malaysian public-listed firm Rev Asia Bhd, will be bringing localised versions of its ‘social news’ portal Says.com into new markets like Indonesia and the Philippines over the next six months.
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