Posts Tagged: Thai

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More than 100 sites have shut down in Thailand since start of coup

The military junta has already ordered over 100 websites to be blocked in the kingdom of Thailand since the army seized power.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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Thais’ love of entertainment shows through in the country’s most-downloaded apps

Thailand is a country where mobile penetration has exceeded its population. With a population of 66 million, the nation has 90 million mobil...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Sick of bad taxis in Thailand? Report them using these 2 apps

If you live in Bangkok, one of life’s most annoying problems is getting around. People in the city rely heavily on taxis. Catching a cab c...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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How digitally native are Thais? (Infographic)

Digital natives (AKA digital citizens) are like the baby boomers of our generation. We use this word to define those who go to Google for an...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Builk’s Linna Kanoknitanan: a COO is like a midfielder in a soccer team

A Thai startup Builk is known for its uniqueness in tackling an industry – one of the world’s biggest – that’s so un-techie, un-star...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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The new Apple iOS7 is here and there’s a special upgrade for Thais

I bet over half of Tech in Asia readers have upgraded their devices to iOS7 already. I, for one, stayed up until 12:01 Thailand time last ni...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Why Priceza and CyberAgent Ventures agreed to an investment

CyberAgent Ventures’ investment in online price comparison site Priceza marks the first investment in Thailand for the Japan-based VC. Alt...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Facebook users in Thailand grew by 33% in 3 months to 24 million users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Bangkok-based digital agency EdgeAsia has come up with an infographic on the number and behavior of Thai people online. There’s a strong...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Thailand’s car insurance comparison site Ask Hanuman to focus on woman drivers

Ask Hanuman is a car insurance price comparison website. It’s a company under Alpha Founders, a Thai holding firm that also founded Hans...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Under martial law: tanks hit streets of Thailand while people take selfies and post pics of hot soldiers

It’s been less than 24 hours since the kingdom of Thailand fell under martial law, but it seems Thais are used to it already.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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Apple could be bringing back the old Thai font in iOS 7.1 update

When iOS 7 hit iPhones and iPads back in mid-September, we reported that Apple updated its Thai font, changing it to the Sukhumvit font. Wit...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm
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Open letter to Thai social media influencers: stop hiding your conflicts of interest

Dear Thai social media mavens, we need to talk. I have been watching this industry for as long as I can remember and there’s something tha...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Thai IT industry focuses on iOS and Android, not so much on cloud computing

Engineers and developers in Thailand are focusing on making smartphone apps and developing for trendy niches like business intelligence. Tho...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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3 big problems with the Thai startup ecosystem

When talking about the startup ecosystem in Thailand, it can’t be denied that, besides the normal key players like VCs, business sectors, ...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Thailand’s startup ecosystem: who are the key players and who are the rising stars (INFOGRAPHIC)

A Bangkok-based tech blog Thumbsup has just released a dashing infographic about Thailand’s startup ecosystem. The infographic delivers on...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Thai emergency assistant app adds 9 languages to assist foreigners in Thailand

Back in February, Ruam Duay Chuay Kan or “Uniting to help each other” in Thai, an organization with a mission to help develop the Thai s...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Stream movies and TV from Dtac Watchever, a new app by a Thai telco

Nine months after a soft launch at the end of last year, Dtac Watchever officially launched yesterday by Thai telco Dtac and Dreambase Inter...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Thai Airways to have wi-fi on board

National carrier Thai Airways is applying for a license with the national telecom regulator to become the first airline in Thailand to offer...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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