In-app purchases on the rise in South East Asia as consumers spend more online

Consumers in South East Asia (SEA) have significantly increased in-app purchases in 2021 compared to 2020. On average, the six SEA markets examined (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) have seen a 240% increase in spending, with the Philippines experiencing a massive 371% increase, the highest growth in purchases in the region.

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SparkBeyond AI Asks and Answers Its Own Questions

October 14, 2021

Let’s boldly go with more AI news: no-code analytics platform SparkBeyond just launched a tool that promises, or threatens, to auto-generate hypotheses and then checks whether they’re correct.  Hypothesis generation is apparently the sort of thing that data scientists feel they can do better than machines because it involves human insight.  SparkBeyond goes with brute force, testing millions of hypotheses in minutes.

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Lifeline to normality: Singaporeans embrace applications but shun poor digital experiences

October 14, 2021

While Singaporeans have lived through fluctuating restrictions – like Circuit Breaker and heightened alerts – one thing that has remained constant over the last 18 months is the lifeline to normality that applications and digital services have provided. Whether it’s staying connected to loved ones, ordering food and groceries, work, study, or rest, the role that apps play in our lives has never been more prominent.

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Salesforce Buys for Automated Customer Service

September 22, 2023

Salesforce is buying, which builds low-code, AI-powered e-commerce customer service agents.  You might have thought Salesforce could already do that, but presumably Airkit does it better.  It doesn’t hurt that the company founders sold a previous business to Salesforce, the company was partly funded by Salesforce Ventures, and the product is already listed on AppExchange.  Price was not announced.

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