Posts Tagged: internet of things


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The cat facial recognition startup is real, and they’re totally serious about reading cat faces

  Startups in consumer tech love solving first-world problems, and crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and are playgrounds for high-tech ...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Japanese telco giant KDDI puts $8M into four American startups, launches new $50M fund

After making $8M of investment in the US, KDDI is reloaded with $50 million. The new fund is for companies that are able to bridge the digit...

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:20 pm
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This Taiwan startup beasted its Kickstarter campaign to fund its smart hub for the smart home.

Now that our cellular phones have effectively turned into internet-connected, touchscreen-enabled “smart” devices, many consume...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures goes big with new $50M fund for Asian startups

CyberAgent Ventures announces $50 million fund for seed and early stage funding.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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Sina Weibo makes inroads toward your smart TV and home appliances

Chinese web giant Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), makers of Sina Weibo, announced two partnerships over the weekend that reveal the company’s intentio...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 11:57 am
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Singapore’s A*STAR has grand ambition to be at the center of Internet of Things

ETPL, the technology transfer arm of Singapore's A*STAR, a government R&D agency, has yesterday unveiled five hotspots it intends to focus o...

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 7:17 pm
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Coming soon to Singapore: A high-tech bin that costs a whopping US$40,000

If you’re in London for the Olympics, you might have seen an army of these intriguing devices inhabiting the streets of the city centr...

  • August 3, 2012
  • at 9:36 am
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WeChat first: a new frontier in China beyond Android and iOS

As WeChat slowly opens up to the world, no developer that wants to break into China should write it off as too closed to consider.

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 4:06 pm
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Here’s how a father’s love for his daughter compelled him to create this safety wearable

Ray Teng, founder of safety wearable WaryBee, has a daughter and a son, and couldn't help but worry about their safety in lieu of kidnapping...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
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China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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Soon you’ll be able to chat with your refrigerator using Line

It’s widely known by now that messaging apps need not necessarily specialize in just messaging, and tech watchers have been tossing around...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Xiaomi to Start Selling Smart Shoes (Yup, You Read That Right)

For a while now, Xiaomi has been taking advantage of its “cool factor” branding to sell lots of things that aren’t smartph...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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A collection of weird and wonderful concept videos on the future

It seems like everyone is making speculative concept videos these days. While opinion is split on the vanity of the companies involved in ma...

  • August 7, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Learn about Big Data, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, and more at ITR 2012

Join us in mapping Singapore’s infocomm technology future at Infocomm Technology Roadmap Symposium 2012 : Co-Creating the Future. The Info...

  • July 23, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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