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Qishin Tariq

lifestyletech@thestar.com.my

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7 May 2019 | 4:31 PM

‘Pokémon Go’ jumps on the Detective Pikachu hype with a themed event

Pokémon Go is tying in with the coming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie, having themed quests and outfits plus a chance to spot the coffee-powered Pikachu on the ingame camera.

Pokémon Go is tying in with the coming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie, releasing themed quests and outfits. — Niantic
7 May 2019 | 3:26 PM

Yoodo now offers eSIM for iPhones

Fully digital mobile service Yoodo is now offering eSIM to users of iPhone XS, XS Max and XR so a physical SIM card doesn’t have to be mailed to them.

The eSIM can be activated via the app – users will be required to scan their MyKad or passport and take a selfie for facial recognition. — YOODO
7 May 2019 | 12:44 PM

Twitter adds GIFs, photos, videos to retweets

Retweets can now include GIFs, photos and videos; with layout upgrades to make retweets easier to understand.

Retweets can now include GIFs, photos and videos; with layout upgrades to make retweets easier to understand. — AFP
6 May 2019 | 7:40 PM

KFC introduces self-service kiosks in Klang Valley

Fastfood chain KFC appears to be rolling out self-ordering kiosks (SOKs) which accept payment via eWallets in addition to credit and debit cards.

The kiosk supports Kash Wallet, Maybank QR Pay, Alipay, WeChat Pay, Boost and TNG Wallet. — Bloomberg
6 May 2019 | 4:16 PM

Instagram introduces Lantern effect for Stories

Instagram adds Lantern camera effect that adds Ramadan well wishes and symbols from the fasting month to users' stories.

Tapping on the screen will switch the text between English and Arabic. — Instagram
30 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Najib’s donor allegedly a ‘prince’

KUALA LUMPUR: A sum of RM1.9bil was credited into one of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s private bank accounts between 2011 and 2013, the High Court heard.





Short respite: Najib taking a break in the Kuala Lumpur court for his SRC trial.
29 Apr 2019 | 2:54 PM

Najib's SRC trial: Subsidiary company's account flagged as high risk, court told

KUALA LUMPUR: An SRC International Sdn Bhd subsidiary was flagged as being a high-risk account and subjected to closer scrutiny, the High Court was told Monday (April 29).

Datuk Seri Najib Razak. -AP
29 Apr 2019 | 11:37 AM

Najib’s SRC case to proceed during Ramadan; 1MDB case may be delayed

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International trial will continue through Ramadan, though his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) case may be postponed.

29 Apr 2019 | 9:50 AM

High Court dismisses Najib's application to strike out charges, trial to go on

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has dismissed Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s application to strike out the charges in his corruption trial.

27 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Court to decide on Najib’s charges

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will decide on Monday whether it will quash or amend any of the charges in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s corruption trial.