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Shopee, a mobile social marketplace app now launched in Malaysia

Shopee, a new mobile customer-to-customer (C2C) marketplace was officially launched in Malaysia

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Save mobile Internet data usage for video & music with Opera Max for Android

Opera Max Android app now offers data saving on music apps including YouTube Music, Pandora, Slacker Radio, Gaana and Saavn.

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Opera for Android browser now with Video Compression, to save data usage

Opera launched new versions of both Opera Mini for Android, and the full Opera browser for Android, with new features like video compression, installable web apps, better downloads and improved tab switching. In addition, both Android browsers come with the new and upgraded Opera logo. The video compression in Opera for Android offers faster video streaming and lower data usage ...

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Restaurant discovery app, Zomato now launched in Malaysia

Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery app, has expanded its presence in Southeast Asia with the launch of its Malaysia. It currently operates in more than 22 countries, including India, Australia, Philippines and the United States. The Zomato app is now available to users in Malaysia covering over 12,000 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Subang Jaya regions and is ...

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HotelQuickly now allows a 7-day hotel booking window

Hotel booking app, HotelQuickly has unveiled a new, seven-day booking window for mobile users in Asia-Pacific destinations. Two years after introducing last-minute hotel booking mobile app to Asia-Pacific, HotelQuickly is expanding its 48-hour timeframe to a wider booking window in response to customer requests. Travellers in 15 countries can now use the app to get exclusive deals on rooms up ...

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11Street full statement on Budget 2016

Hoseok Kim (picture), CEO of 11street (Malaysia) comments on Malaysia Budget 2016. 11street, one of the largest online marketplaces in Malaysia welcomes the tabling of Budget 2016. We believe that 5 priorities presented by the government will help Malaysia move closer towards a high-income nation.

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LINE’s selfie photo app B612 tops 100 million downloads

LINE Corporation announced that its selfie camera app B612 topped 100 million downloads worldwide on October 9. The free app is available for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone platforms. B612 is a dedicated selfie camera app made by LINE allowing users to customize their photos with a wide variety of filters and effects. The selfie-optimized app boasts a host of ...

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LINE app now with Letter Sealing feature for secure messaging

LINE, a popular messaging app used in over 230 countries, released a new security feature, Letter Sealing, a security messaging that protects user messages from any unauthorized access during message delivery. The feature is applied on messages exchanged not only on smartphone devices, but also on desktop including PC for Windows and Mac OS X. With Letter Sealing, LINE said ...

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11Street: Main reasons behind the mobile shopping surge in Malaysia

The reasons for the growing popularity of mobile shopping are related to a combination of factors: increased reliance on smartphones as an indispensable go-to tool; more products on offer; new players, and new apps that promise even more speed, ease, convenience, options, and incentives. Hoseok Kim (picture), the CEO of 11street (Malaysia), shared some of the other insights gleaned from ...

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HappyFresh: Majority of online grocery shoppers are Women

HappyFresh, an online grocery delivery mobile app, revealed that the majority of online grocery shoppers are between 22 and 40 years old. It said, most of them – approximately 80% – are women, who place their orders weekly and the preferred method of payment is cash-on-delivery (COD). The most popular time to place orders is 5:00pm on weekdays and fresh ...

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Download TV Shows & Movies, watch offline on Astro on the Go

Astro on the Go users can now download their favourite content and watch it anytime anywhere without an internet connection, with its newly launched download feature. This new feature made available on the Android version of Astro on the Go. The satellite TV operator claims that it is the first video streaming service in Malaysia that enables downloads of TV ...

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11Street: Mobile is the future of e-Commerce in Malaysia

11street, currently one of the largest online marketplaces in Malaysia, revealed its latest Online Shopping Index, which identified the latest changes in online shopping behaviours of local consumers, as well as specific e-commerce insights during the four-week Ramadhan and Raya period from 22 June to 19 July. Hoseok Kim, CEO of 11street says that based on the 11street Online Shopping ...

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GrabTaxi (MyTeksi) raised over US$350 million (RM1.4 billion) in funding

GrabTaxi Holdings Pte Ltd (known as MyTeksi in Malaysia) announced it has raised its largest ever funding of over US$350 million (RM1.4 billion), from Coatue Management, L.L.C., an US investment firm, China’s sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corporation (CIC), and China-based Didi Kuaidi, along with support from existing shareholders. Anthony Tan, Group CEO and Co-Founder of GrabTaxi said, “This investment ...

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Stream [email protected] Tour Live on Raku mobile app

RAKU, the digital streaming service from Astro Radio, and Digi are teaming up to organise the nationwide [email protected] Tour. Ten of Malaysia’s best rock and indie bands will perform at four Hard Rock locations on Sundays in August and the first week of September. Those who can’t be there can still watch the performances by streaming the [email protected] Tour ‘live’ ...

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JOOX music Video streaming service coming soon, for free

The latest music streaming streaming service in Malaysia, JOOX, will soon offer music video streaming to its customers, for free. JOOX, is developed by Tencent, the company behind popular social messaging service, WeChat. The JOOX music app features separate and unique interfaces for the three main music groups in Malaysia: Hits Melayu, Chinese and International. In addition, JOOX also features ...

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