How the Internet of Things is making the world a safer haven

There’s no denying that IoT is ushering in a safer future for everyone 

Ride-hailing behemoth Grab now serves mass public transportation in Southeast Asia

Starting with Indonesia, the integration will see public transportation options available on the app with Trip Planner feature 

Student housing startup Oxfordcaps secures US$8.15M led by Times Internet

Oxfordcaps works directly with universities and colleges as well to build a tailored experience for the student community, both via on-campus and off-campus housing 

Government-backed blockchain accelerator Tribe adds BMW, Intel, Nielsen as partners

The three global companies will contribute expertise, knowledge, and best practices to blockchain startups in Singapore 

KL-based Cuscapi acquires tech firm Amplify Me for US$1.6M

Malaysian company Cuscapi Bhd’s moves will migrate its existing customers from an aging client or server platform to cloud-based technology platform 

Perx secures US$5M Series B funding from LINE Ventures

The customer engagement and loyalty platform provider also welcomes investment from Access Ventures, NCORE VENTURES, and returning investors Eduardo Saverin and Capital Management Group 

Non-profit organisation Supply Chain Asia to launch tech accelerator program

The program will be called SCA-TAP, aimed at startups focussing on the supply chain and logistics industry 

How Nurul Hussain's Codette Project helps Muslim women get into tech and be successful

The project aims to create a sustainable economic impact by providing minority women with awareness and access to the tech industry