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Maybank offers Cardless ATM Withdrawal to Everyone

Maybank has just launched a new service called Cardless Withdrawal. The service allows Maybank customers with Internet banking service to send money to any mobile phone users in Malaysia. The recipients don’t have to be a Maybank customer and they can withdraw cash without an ATM card at any 2,800 Maybank ATM machine nationwide. The service is open to Maybank2u ...

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WeChat gets TRUSTe Certification for Privacy & Security

WeChat, a mobile social communication application for smartphones, announced that its website and mobile apps have been certified by TRUSTe, a leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company that provides privacy assessments, certifications, monitoring tools, and compliance controls. The certification covers WeChat in five different mobile operating systems (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone).

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BBM to come preinstalled on LG Smartphones

BBM will soon come preinstalled on the LG G Pro Lite from LG Electronics Inc. in markets around the world. BlackBerry announced a bundling agreement with LG Electronics involving both standard and virtual preloading (using the LG App Manager) and confirmed that BBM will also continue to be available as a free download from Android app stores, including Google Play. ...

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Opera takes a closer look at local mobile-surfing habits globally

In the latest Opera State of the Mobile Web report, the browser company took a closer look at what local content users in the ten most active Opera Mini countries prefer. The report was created using anonymous and aggregated data from the Opera Mini servers in November, and the top-ten local domains across 11 categories. In November, the top-ten Opera ...

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Spotify now offers free access to Music on Mobile & Tablet

Digital music service, Spotify is now extending its free, ad supported music service to mobile users. iOS & Android users can now access to millions of songs across their mobile devices for free. Previously only available on desktop for free, users can now listen to all their playlists, discover new music, or simply sit back and dig into their favourite ...

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Lower call rates with Viber Out, available in Malaysia

Popular mobile messaging app, Viber has announced the release of Viber 4.1 for Android and iPhone which includes the full global launch of Viber Out, a new feature that allows users to make low-cost calls to any mobile or landline phone number. Also available in Malaysia, Viber Out cost about 7sen/min for calls to landline and 22sen/min to mobile numbers.

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BBM Channels now available in BlackBerry World

BBM Channels is now available for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry World. According to BlackBerry, BBM Channels is a forum for active, real conversations between people, brands and communities, will be made. Users can now simply download the update of the newest BBM version to have access to the BBM Channels. The ...

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Spotify Premium at RM10 per month via Maxis

Maxis has partnered with Spotify(Malaysia) to offer Spotify Premium services to Maxis customers at a special rate of RM10 per month. [At the Maxis-Spotfy Media Launch yesterday] Both Maxis prepaid and postpaid customers can now have access to the Spotify Premium service, along with 150MB of Internet data to access Spotify’s massive catalogue of over 20 million tracks – available ...

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BBM for Android & iOS are now available for Download [Apps]

The official BBM for Android and BBM for iOS are now available for download. BlackBerry released the popular messaging app about 1am Malaysia time today. BlackBerry Messenger, better known as BBM was an exclusive social messaging application only available on BlackBerry devices, till yesterday. There are 60 million BBM for BlackBerry users worldwide and the BlackBerry infrastructure handled approximately 30 ...

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WeChat partners with Chatime

Mobile social application WeChat, has recently partnered with Chatime, a lifestyle tea provider in Malaysia. Via this partnership. WeChat users will get an opportunity to redeem and purchase 1 million cups of Chatime, worth over RM6 million through digital coupons made available via the WeChat platform. [Louis Song, Country Manager of Singapore and Malaysia for International Business Group at Tencent ...

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Free Avira Mobile Security for iOS [Apps]

Popular IT security company, Avira has recently announced the availability of Avira Mobile Security app for iOS. The free Avira Mobile Security for iOS is compatible on Apple iPhone(optimised for iPhone 5), iPad and iPod. Key features of Avira Mobile Security for iOS:

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KakaoTalk 4.0 for Android now available for Download

Kakao has recently upgraded its KakaoTalk for Android app, version 3.0 to the new 4.0. The company said KakaoTalk has gone through a fresh makeover with renewed designs, features, and brand identity. The 4.0 version provides users with easier interface to start chatting as well as receiving calls and using hilarious voice filters, since it brings out menus that were ...

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SaveME 999- An Emergency Services App for People with Disabilities

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, in collaboration with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and supported by Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development today launched a new smart phone application for emergency services, aptly named “SaveME 999”. [YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications and Multimedia launching the SaveME999 application while YB Datuk Hjh Azizah Datuk Seri Panglima ...

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Office Mobile for Android now available in Malaysia [Apps]

Following the release of Office Mobile for iPhone in June, Microsoft Malaysia yesterday announced that Office Mobile for Android phones in now available in Malaysia at no additional charge for Office 365 subscribers. In a statement, Microsoft Malaysia said that Office 365 subscribers can now work on their Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from virtually anywhere–using their Windows Phone, iPhone ...

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More 100 million WeChat users outside China

In a statement released today, mobile messaging app WeChat claims that it has more than 100 million registered user accounts outside China. With China combined, WeChat  has close to 300 million users. WeChat doubled its registered user account base in the last 3 months, reaching the 100m milestone shortly after a GlobalWebIndex survey found that the platform was the fifth ...

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