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Online shopping guide SMZDM surges 44% on China stock market debut

Techcrunch Asia - July 16, 2019

When Chinese internet companies seek initial public offerings, they tend to look to the United...

Kelly Services Chief says APAC has all the tech talent it needs

, Tech Wire Asia - July 16, 2019

WHILE businesses across the APAC consistently complain about the talent crunch in the technology space,...

McKinsey explains what it takes to succeed at digital transformation

, Tech Wire Asia - July 16, 2019

DIGITAL transformation is hard, and although companies promise to commit to a strong digital agenda,...

Here’s what employers need to know about upskilling their workforce

, Tech Wire Asia - July 16, 2019

WHILE MOST business leaders understand the need to upskill their existing workforce, not all are...

My Fintech Week 2019: Entering the ‘new’ cashless era

Digital News Asia - July 16, 2019

The way people perceive cashless has changed from reloading smartcards to using smartphones.  ...

In the midst of the storm, Xiaomi stays its course

Digital News Asia - July 16, 2019

In an interview, the company’s country manager for Malaysia and Singapore tells Tan Jee Yee...

ada wins Samsung Cambodia digital account

Digital News Asia - July 16, 2019

Follows a competitive pitch process, which saw six agencies participate, including the incumbent.  ...

iCar Asia’s quarterly net operating cash outflow at 5-year low

Digital News Asia - July 16, 2019

Strong cash receipts from customers for 2Q19 of US$2.62 million.  ...

Maxis collaborates with Team Secret to empower next generation of players in Mal...

Digital News Asia - July 16, 2019

Telco announces that it is the first Malaysian sponsor of Team Secret’s all-Malaysian PUBG Mobile...

Hellobike, survivor of China’s bike-sharing craze, goes electric

Techcrunch Asia - July 15, 2019

Just two years ago, investors were heavily pouring money into China’s dockless bike-sharing startups. Now...

Yandex-Uber JV MLU acquires regional rival Vezet for shares and $71.5M in cash

Techcrunch Asia - July 15, 2019

On-demand transportation giant Uber made its name in part by aggressively entering new markets on...

No technical reason to exclude Huawei as 5G supplier, says UK committee

Techcrunch Asia - July 15, 2019

A UK parliamentary committee has concluded there are no technical grounds for excluding Chinese network...

TheAsianparent to use multi-million dollar war chest for Africa expansion and e-...

Mumbrella Asia - July 15, 2019

Singapore-based theAsianparent has raised funding of “double digit millions” in a series C round, backed...

SPH media revenue challenged by ‘ongoing trade tensions and slowing economy’

Mumbrella Asia - July 15, 2019

In an announcement of the third quarter results for Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), its CEO...

We Are Social launches operations in Japan with Tokyo office

Mumbrella Asia - July 15, 2019

We Are Social has started operations in Tokyo, its sixth office in the Asia-Pacific region. ...

Samsung appoints ada as its digital agency in Cambodia

Mumbrella Asia - July 15, 2019

Digital agency ada has won the mandate for Samsung in Cambodia. The scope of work...

Instagram influencer fraud rampant in India and Indonesia, new study reveals

Mumbrella Asia - July 15, 2019

Asian markets like India, Indonesia and Japan are among the world’s leading markets for fraud...

L&K Saatchi & Saatchi absorbs independent digital specialist Propaganda ...

Mumbrella Asia - July 15, 2019

Indian digital independent agency, the Bangalore-based Propaganda is now part of the Publicis Groupe. It...

Today’s top tech news, July 15: Bitcoin drops, Unicorn India Ventures announce...

e27 - July 15, 2019

In addition to Bitcoin and Unicorn India Ventures, we also have updates from Beowulf and...

Blockchain B2B firm Beowulf secures backing from Singapore’s Consentium, Mars ...

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

As part of the deal, Consentium will use Beowulf’s technology to improve its messaging app....

Gojek S’pore Now Lets Vehicle Owners Choose To Install Inward-Facing Recording...

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

Earlier this month, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) revised its guidelines to allow taxis and...

From 25 July, H&M Will Charge $0.10 For A Shopping Bag To Reduce Plastic

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

Your H&M shopping spree might just become 10 cents more expensive – if you opt...

Tech recruitment platform Glints eyes Vietnam, Hong Kong expansion with US$6.8M ...

e27 - July 15, 2019

Glints aims to make traditional recruiting more effective by automating certain processes such as candidate...

In brief: Chinese livestreaming platform Inke acquires social app Jimu for $85m

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

Jimu’s original team will continue to run the platform after the acquisition....

How Taiwan’s blockchain industry is powering through the downturn

e27 - July 15, 2019

Here’s a high-level view of Taiwan’s blockchain industry In the first half of 2019, Taiwan’s...

Zuoyebang CEO: Livestreaming Courses a Major Focus in China’s Online Educa...

PR Newswire Startup News - July 15, 2019

BEIJING, July 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hou Jianbin, founder and CEO of Zuoyebang, a leading...

VIISA Accelerator Program Batch 5 graduated

PR Newswire Startup News - July 15, 2019

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On July 11th, 2019, at...

Thank You, Nest: Why The Google Nest Hub Is A Must-Have For Every Smart Home

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

Back in March I wrote an article about smart home devices, and called the Google...

With zero funding raised, car-sharing marketplace Tribecar is profitable and gro...

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

Tribecar is a Singapore-based marketplace that connects vehicles from car rental firms with hirers....

Meet the 3 startups graduating from Vietnam-based VIISA Accelerator’s fifth ba...

e27 - July 15, 2019

The startups have received a seed funding, and stand to get a follow-on funding of...

Rising startups on Tech In Asia: learning apps, hotel chatbots, and more

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

A bumper crop of 38 startups this time around....

India offers attractive startup opportunities as it sees better infrastructure

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

Matrix Partners India’s Tarun Davda and Times Internet’s Miten Sampat gave their two cents on...

Letter to readers: The Southeast Asian startup stack

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

It’s better to be part of a “stack”, in tech-speak, and have recurring clients who’d...

S’pore Smart Lock Firm igloohome Raises US$15M – Launches Suite Of Smart Sol...

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

Singapore-based smart access company, igloohome, raised US$15 million in a recent funding round and launched...

Indonesia’s IDN Media foray into e-sports by acquiring GGWP.ID

e27 - July 15, 2019

GGWP.ID is a multi-platform e-sports company which was created with a vision to make ‘e-sports for...

IDN Media acquires Indonesian multiplatform esports company

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

The terms of the acquisition are not disclosed....

Asian insurtech on the rise: An overview of the main players

e27 - July 15, 2019

Here’s how technology is enabling new innovations in the insurance industry The insurtech ecosystem in...

In brief: Huawei looks to cut staff in US-based R&D arm, sources say

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

The move comes as the Chinese telecom giant continues to struggle with the US ban....

Does remote working really work?

e27 - July 15, 2019

Remote working offers many benefits such as cost savings for workers, but are there downsides?...

3 kinds of talent that retailers need to thrive in the digital era

, Tech Wire Asia - July 15, 2019

TECHNOLOGY is helping customers get more bang for their buck when it comes to shopping,...

How China’s tech companies went from followers to trendsetters

, Tech Wire Asia - July 15, 2019

FOR THE longest time, China’s internet ecosystem was filled with copycat versions of western social...

Huawei Reportedly Planning To Lay Off “Hundreds Of Employees” In The US

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

The recent Huawei ban was an eight week-long drama-fest that will most probably amount to...

This M’sian Couple Turned Over A New Health Leaf, Founded A Growing Business A...

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

There’s a rising awareness across the local community about the importance of organic produce and...

Huawei increased first-half revenue despite US trade ban, chairman says

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

The trade ban was earlier estimated to wipe out US$30 billion of sales growth....

From 2020, Poly Students Will Be Guaranteed Of A Degree And Job Under ‘Through...

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung announced on Friday (July 12) the launch of an upcoming...

Zilingo names former Citigroup MD as first CFO

e27 - July 15, 2019

Zilingo has recently raised a US$226 million Series D funding round Zilingo CFO James Perry...

Hellobike plans to lead China’s two-wheeler transport market as rivals struggl...

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

The Shanghai-based company will offer a range of two-wheeler options, including bicycles as well as...

Chinese edtech unicorn Squirrel AI targets foreign markets

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

It plans to develop an English-language curriculum for mathematics as well as Mandarin lessons for...

We Got S’pore’s ‘Grandfather Of Aesthetics’ To Dispel Skincare Myths

Vulcan Post - July 15, 2019

A few months ago, I had the privilege to talk to ‘grandfather of aesthetics’ Dr....

In brief: Swiggy in talks with Korean firms for potential $500m round, sources s...

Tech in Asia - July 15, 2019

The round is reportedly led by South African internet giant Naspers, Swiggy’s largest investor....

Sources: Tokopedia is involved in a funding round for Sayurbox

e27 - July 15, 2019

Sayurbox is the latest in the list of Indonesian startups that Tokopedia has acquired or...

Is Taiwan ready to become a global innovation hub?

e27 - July 15, 2019

Find out how Startup Terrace is helping Taiwan become a hub of transitional tech innovation...

MHomecare wins Indonesia-Korea Startup Demo Day 2019

e27 - July 15, 2019

MHomecare is a platform that aims to solve the problem of high unemployment rate and...

‘Agent Smith’ Malware Infects 25 million phones worldwide

Digital News Asia - July 15, 2019

Fifteen million devices in India are infected and 800,000 in Southeast Asia.  ...

igloohome raises US$15mil in funding, launches iglooworks

Digital News Asia - July 15, 2019

Singapore-based startup introduces an enterprise-focused smart access line to support smart cities.  ...

Accenture appoints Julie Sweet as chief executive officer

Digital News Asia - July 15, 2019

Names current interim chief executive officer David Rowland as executive chairman.  ...

Digi sees 2Q net profit rise slightly to RM392.47mil

Digital News Asia - July 15, 2019

Declares an interim dividend of five sen a share.  ...

Riding The Digital Nomadism Wave In 2019

Young Upstarts - July 14, 2019

It’s the 14th of July, 2019 today. Do you know what was one of the...

E-Wallet Use Overtakes Credit Cards in Philippines, According to Central Bank

FinTech News Singapore - July 14, 2019

Philippines’ central bank reported that e-wallet penetration is growing faster in the Philippines and has...

Millions of Durians Will Be Tracked on the Blockchain for Thailand’s Largest D...

FinTech News Singapore - July 14, 2019

DiMuto has closed a deal with Queen, Thailand’s largest durian exporter and producer to track...

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