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Uber Asia Head Eric Alexander fired for mishandling medical records of India rape victim

Alexander obtained medical records of a woman passenger who had been raped by a Uber driver during a ride in India, and shared them with top execs 

Happened and Happening in Indonesia (June 2-8), New partnerships and official OJK licenses

In this week's Happened and Happening in Indonesia, two more fintech startups successfully secured license from the country's financial service authority 

Working together, corporations and startups have an edge in agility, resources, and building out-of-the-box solutions for each other

The lean and fast approach of solution- and decision-making could provide a jolt of fresh ideas to a large enterprise 

AR and VR are divergent realities, and this infographic helps us tell them apart

It's time for people to uncouple Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in their consciousness. Sure, both use innovative technology and offer fancy glasses, but they allow users to see the world in vastly different ways 

Kasikorn Bank launches Beacon, sets up US$29.3M for fintech startups in SEA

Though Beacon wants to put focus on Southeast Asia, it is also opening up opportunity for Europe and China 

In-app messaging, How to convert trial users to paying subscribers

From showing your value to providing incentive, there are plenty of ways in-app messaging can engage your customers 

Singapore finance portal MoneySmart raises US$10M to boost presence in APAC

The funding round was led by Japanese online service provider Kakaku, which operates in several verticals 

Malaysian online classifieds company Frontier Digital Ventures invests in AutoDeal, Propzy

AutoDeal is a new car sales portal in the Philippines, and Propzy is a transaction-focused classifieds business in Vietnam 

5 of the best tech newsletters in Southeast Asia, and why they are worth a subscription

From news to advice from VCs, these newsletters will help make that morning commute more productive