ClickClinic lets you check crowd and queue at clinics online, receive text notifications

Patients can check clinic crowd and queue online, and receive queue notifications via text messages, in the comforts of their home 

The AI war is between platforms, not nations

The complicated relationships and partnerships among all the key players involved means the AI battle is more about alliances between platforms 

Indonesia's online travel startup Traveloka in talks to raise US$400M, says report

The money will be used to push beyond traditional airline tickets and hotel bookings into activities for travellers like concerts or amusement parks 

Uber confirms Dara Khosrowsashi as its new CEO

Khosrowsashi will start his first day at Uber on August 30 after the company's board of directors voted for his appointment 'unanimously' 

Uber reportedly picks Expedia CEO as its new CEO

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will face several tough challenges as the new CEO of Uber 

Myanmar-based EzStay helps domestic travellers find affordable hotel stays easily

While international travellers use leading booking platforms like Agoda or Expedia to find stays in Myanmar, locals might find them intimidating 

Indonesian OTA Traveloka raises US$350M from Expedia

Traveloka raises a total of US$500 million within the last year, with investors including East Ventures, Hillhouse Capital Group, JD, and Sequoia Capital 

Singapore cashback startup ShopBack expands to Thailand; its sixth market in SE Asia

ShopBack currently offers cashback from over 1,300 merchants on its platform 

Hotel data is a mess, Zumata uses AI to help hotel booking platforms like Expedia manage listings efficiently

By standardising data, Zumata aims to help hotel booking platforms get better margins from suppliers 

Travel tech has an eye towards Artificial Intelligence, say industry players at Echelon Malaysia

Traditional industry players have embraced digital competition and both industries are setting the stage for the dawning of AI