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News until Aug 26, 2021

Website Links in Instagram Stories will soon be available to all users as a 'Link Sticker'

Links in Instagram Stories was previously only available to users who had over 10,000 followers

Alfred LeeAug 24, 2021

Watch: Elon Musk just unveiled a humanoid robot by Tesla; prototype to be ready in 2022

Tesla Bot is a 5-foot-8-inch robot that weighs about 125 pounds.

Carl AdrianAug 21, 2021

AirAsia serious about food delivery; buys DeliverEat for $9.8 million

AirAsia's acquisition of DeliverEat is expected to close by Q3 2021.

Kenneth HoAug 20, 2021

CRAFT La helps people learn new creative skills; raises $260k via crowdfunding

CRAFT La pivoted from being a marketplace for local artisan products

Carl AdrianAug 19, 2021

Shopee's revenue grew 160% in Q2; generating $1.2 billion

Shopee is also turning profitable in Malaysia

Kenneth HoAug 18, 2021

Malaysia's MDEC CEO, Surina Shukri, is stepping down after 2 years and 7 months

Surina Shukri will officially step down on 31st August 2021.

Carl AdrianAug 17, 2021

Xiaomi just released a new robot dog (CyberDog), which has a 'pet-like nature'; only 1000 available

Xiaomi's CyberDog's technology is also open-source, and is currently in the 'experimental stage'.

Alfred LeeAug 16, 2021

Lazada and Kwik.insure collaborates to give free COVID-19 insurance for Filipino customers

Kwik.insure is a Filipino tech startup offering online insurance.

Faith BaltazarAug 14, 2021

Taiwan's AppWorks to support more startups in SEA with fresh $150 million VC fund

AppWorks currently has over $212 million in assets under management, making them one of the 'largest early-stage VC firms in Southeast Asia'.

Faith BaltazarAug 12, 2021

Meet the industry leaders who will be speaking on 'Tech for Good' at MaGIC's upcoming E-Nation event

E-Nation's Series-3 event will bring together 22 industry leaders from large corporations, technology startups, the media, and more.

Carl AdrianAug 12, 2021

Philippines e-wallet app GCash crosses $3.97b in monthly transactions; plans to open crypto trading

GCash is a Filipino mobile wallet app owned by Mynt, and backed by Ant Group.

Faith BaltazarAug 11, 2021

Crypto exchange Pintu helps first-time investors grow; raises $35 million

Pintu is an Indonesian mobile crypto exchange which helps its users to manage cryptocurrencies.

Faith BaltazarAug 10, 2021

Nas Daily's academy halts operations in Philippines; reportedly loses 500k+ followers

Nas Daily's move to halt operations comes after a recent controversy with the locals.

Carl AdrianAug 09, 2021

Bukalapak started out to help Indonesians sell online; today it is worth over $7.5 billion after IPO

Bukalapak was founded back in 2010 to enable small and medium enterprises go online in Indonesia

Alfred LeeAug 08, 2021

Malaysia's daily cases hit a new high of 20,000+ people; lock-downs loosened in several states

Should the situation continue, an additional 1 million people's jobs could be affected.

Alfred LeeAug 05, 2021

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