Category: General News

Buying a Car Just Got Easier

By Jeremy Say This 22nd of August, Tookar officially launched their online service for buying a brand new car at Makespace, Quill City Mall. The media was able to meet the founding team of Tookar to ask questions while testing out a demo of the platform, which in itself is intriguing. Tookar isn’t starting small and has already signed many agreements with over 200 authorised car dealers in peninsular Malaysia. They will also be expanding to Sabah and Sarawak in a matter of months. Eventually, their ambition is to spread to other ASEAN countries with their innovative new service...

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Durian Runtuh at Lazada, Literally!

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Popular e-commerce site Lazada will be bringing a member of a royal family to the site catalog, and it’s big. This member of royalty isn’t just any run of the mill royal – it’s the king itself, the durian – and we’re not joking! In conjunction with Malaysia’s Independence Day, Lazada will be bringing Malaysia’s most popular fruit, the famous (and infamous) durian onto their expansive catalog of products from 22nd – 24th August 2016. Still trying to digest this? Well, you can actually order them now. Just follow these simple steps and you’ll be feasting...

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Webe officially launches to much fanfare

By The Level After months of speculation, telecommunications giant TM officially launched their digital mobility arm, webe. First leaked to the public when screenshots of a mobile plan bearing webe’s marketing went viral on social media, webe has since announced its community-based projects ahead of its official launch in order to build a brand and engage with Malaysians. While not much new information was on offer for those curious about webe’s plans to expand into the mobile service market, it was revealed by TM CEO Azizi A. Hadi that webe is targeting a Q4 public launch for its mobile...

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Halal, Haram, and the Reality of Pokemon GO

Everyone knows about it, everyone’s talking about it, but not everyone’s enjoying it. Pokemon GO arrived in Malaysia with a silent bang – suddenly appearing on the App Store and Google Play Store one morning. Ever since it’s been made available, many Malaysians – especially the young, have taken to the game enthusiastically as it has surpassed the number of Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat users worldwide in just a couple of weeks – which further cements Augmented Reality as a new viable form of gaming and solidifying the ubiquity of smartphones in the Malaysian society. However, not...

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Maxis’ The Road Trip is Something Special

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Maxis has been flexing its creative muscles lately with parody videos of boy bands and rock kapak groups featuring Tiger Jam winners and soon to be superstars SOAP. Now, Maxis is targeting a whole different age group for their latest video release, a 4 minute short story called The Road Trip. The Road Trip features a group of friends who enjoyed their road trips together during their yesteryears, and are currently helping another friend of theirs, Omar – who is possibly suffering from Alzheimer’s. The short film, aimed to help users in their 50s and 60s...

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