Posts Categorized: Asia


CTW - China tech news this week

9 must-read tech stories in China this week

No time to waste! Here's this week's top news from China.

  • September 8, 2013
  • at 2:18 pm
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Innovation Works founder and CEO Kaifu Lee diagnosed with cancer

I write with a heavy heart that Innovation Works founder and CEO Kai-Fu Lee has been diagnosed with lymphoma. According to Lee’s official ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 12:33 pm
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Asian Dota

The Asian Dota scene and why the Dota industry should care

Roster changes and team shuffling aren't the only reasons why you should keep an eye on the Asian Dota scene.

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 10:26 pm
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Homegrown smartphone brands could beat Apple and Samsung in the Philippines and across Asia

In July, we uncovered the possible reasons why high-end smartphones do not lead in the Southeast Asian market. This fact won’t change any...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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STW - asian tech startups list

47 startups in asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • September 1, 2013
  • at 6:22 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

10 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

This was definitely an interesting week for news. Here are our top picks! Paul’s pick: First impressions: Sina releases WeChat competitor,...

  • August 31, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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making Asian languages keyboard apps

The pain and the passion behind building Asian language keyboard apps

This past weekend, I briefly mentioned the Perfect Tibetan Keyboard app, which allows Tibetan text input across a variety of platforms. Also...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Paint a picture for the blind with MySmartEye

A brand new initiative by Singapore's local telco StarHub and developed by TribalDDB, MySmartEye is a mobile application that enables the v...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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5 Australian sports startups you should be watching

Australia's got a lot of startups that we don't often get to hear about so here's 5 interesting sports-oriented startups that we've found in...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 6 top news stories this week in Tech in Asia

Our team continues to grow this week with Terence and Gwen from SGEntrepreneurs now on board! But that’s not the only big acquisition ...

  • September 7, 2013
  • at 1:11 pm
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EA Singapore gives back to charity through PVZ 2

Launched to great fanfare across the globe last month (well, apart from the Chinese version being crap and much hated), Plants vs Zombies 2 ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 11:38 am
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Chat apps, social media threat to telco industry in Asia

A growing number of Asians are going online through their mobile phones, and this is becoming a problem for telcos. It’s now happening str...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Asia tech infographic, August 2013

Infographic of the month: August 2013

This month, we've got stats coming out of China, Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines, all in a nice infographic.

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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CTW - China tech news this week

6 must-read tech stories in China this week

Let’s get straight into our top news out of China this week. 1. Sina Weibo appoints agent to set up office in Singapore and Indonesia for ...

  • September 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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iPost-a-card: Thais can say it with a selfie

Are you someone who still likes to send postcards but is sick of the boring, cliche photos in the gift shop? Or do you just want to use a se...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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opera

Opera’s numbers on Vietnam’s mobile web (INFOGRAPHIC)

Opera just released an interesting infographic that gives us a little insight Vietnam's mobile users.

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Fancy car-booking service Uber secures $258 million to expand in Asia

Google Ventures and TPG Capital have collectively invested $258 million in Uber, an American online car booking service that mainly targets ...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 5:05 pm
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Thai/Japanese Kickstarter Anipipo partners with Thai Cartoon Club to broadcast animation throughout SEA

The winner of Khun Seuk VS Samurai: The Second Thai-Japanese X-Culture Startup Pitching, an event by SIPA, Software Park, and Microsoft, Ani...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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