Starting today, 31 July 2020, eligible Malaysians can claim MYR50 free e-wallet credit from the Government’s ePenjana initiative. Participating e-wallet providers include the usual suspects–GrabPay, Touch ‘n Go eWallet, and Boost. These e-wallet providers are also throwing in extra MYR50 worth of vouchers, cashbacks, and rewards. Here is how you can redeem your free credit from GrabPay.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) announced today that the Gerak Malaysia contact tracing app it developed in partnership with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), will be discontinued tomorrow, 31 July 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic and Movement Control Order (MCO) have greatly impacted businesses and the economy. It has been especially challenging for the food and beverage industry—restricted by the number of dine-in customers, incurred cost of delivery, and more. Consumers, on the other hand, are paying more to get food delivered to their homes.
With the revival of domestic travel, Klook has launched its “Get Your Travel Back On” campaign with a series of special travel deals, including “Buy One Free One” deals throughout July. The campaign is in collaboration with the brand’s merchants to encourage locals to explore the beauty of local places of interests as well as keeping things wallet-friendly.
In conjunction with its 7.7 Mid-Year Super Sale, Lazada Malaysia is expanding its “Guaranteed Delivery” promise from Klang Valley to the entire country. Launched in the region last year, the nationwide expansion promises faster and more reliable deliveries, backed by hassle-free compensation. Consumers nationwide will be able to enjoy the Lazmall delivery service starting on 7 July 2020.
It is undeniable that the global COVID-19 pandemic and various movement control implementations have deeply impacted our lifestyles and livelihoods. On the flip side, it has accelerated the adoption of digital platforms and increased the importance of the digital economy. We have witnessed a dramatic paradigm shift with businesses adopting digital payments and services; likewise, consumers’ acceptance and usage of cashless payment platforms such as e-wallets.
If you depend on Facebook for current news, you’re possibly one of a billion who do. And that’s OK. Accept when the news you reshare is unknowingly outdated. Timeliness of news is imperative in most situations, especially when it comes to information about a current situation—like the COVID-19 pandemic or the racial protests in the US.
Grab reveals that during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, many convenience and grocery businesses achieved 3x increase in sales via the GrabMart service. It’s no surprise seeing that the lockdown limited people’s movements, even for basic essentials. With the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) in place, most businesses and economic sectors have reopened and consumers continue to look for safe, convenient ways to shop for their daily needs whether online or offline.
Adobe on Wednesday released a whole host of updates across its Creative Cloud ecosystem including the biggest batch of new features for Photoshop on the desktop and iPad since the Adobe MAX conference in 2019. Adobe Sensei—the company’s artificial intelligence and machine learning platform—continues to push the boundaries of AI/ML in the world of imaging and creativity.