Posts Tagged: thailand



MergePay is Mint for business, making bookkeeping easier

Running a small business isn’t that simple. One of the most challenging parts is keeping track of the company’s cash flow, receipts, and...

  • March 22, 2014
  • at 1:00 am
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YogaTrail

Meet YogaTrail, a TripAdvisor for yoga lovers

Although there’s no exact number for how many people practice yoga around the world, we know for a fact that in recent years yoga has bec...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Patai Builk

What really goes on at 500 Startups, as told by Builk founder Patai Padungtin

500 Startups is one of world’s top accelerators. Being part of a batch doesn’t only open many doors for startups, it also teaches founde...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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Here’s an opportunity map by country for startups in Southeast Asia

Mittal is a senior manager of business development at SingTel-SoftBank InnoVentures. A few weeks ago I put together a high-level Internet op...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Echelon Thailand

5 startups to watch from Thailand’s Echelon Satellite

The Echelon Satellite Thailand event was held in Bangkok on Wednesday. It was refreshing to see 20 startups show up to pitch for a spot to r...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Thai mobile subscriptions up 17 percent, AIS still leads despite political boycott

Back in December of last year, the total number of Thailand’s mobile telephone subscriptions reached 80 million. Three months have passed...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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7 fun, satirical games to play during Thailand’s political crisis

Thailand’s political crisis is still going on, and nobody knows how or when it will end. But, this being the land of smiles, many Thai peo...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Thailand now has free wi-fi available at 6 main airports

Last December, the group called Airports of Thailand (AOT) promised that the six airports it operates would get free wi-fi this year. The da...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Avoid Bangkok’s traffic by taking to the river with this helpful new app

Bangkok is the world’s number one tourist destination with almost 16 million tourists flooding into the city each year. There are a handfu...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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Mobile addiction

Public service announcement: this is why we need to concentrate on what’s around us

A man in Thailand was run over and killed today because he was busy playing a game on his mobile phone. According to Thai newspaper Khaosod,...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Bank of Thailand tells citizens not to use Bitcoin to buy products or services because it’s not a currency

Last month, the Bank of Thailand allowed the country’s largest Bitcoin exchange site Bitcoin.co.th to resume operation once again after fo...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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You can now call cell phones and landlines using Line, but only on Android

The latest update to Japan’s top social messaging app Line comes with a Viber- and Skype-like voice call feature (hat-tip to @WhatT...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Thai women in tech: It’s good to overthink sometimes

We’ve got to admit, the tech industry is dominated by men. Even Google’s senior vice president wrote a letter  to women stating “the...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Norstra Map crowdsources to create more accurate traffic reports

Bangkok’s traffic is notoriously bad. The whole world knows it. Even with the Skytrain and subway, some people in the city still prefer to...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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MH370 Malaysian airline

As world awaits news on flight MH370, we all need to quit the bad habit of social media rumor-mongering

There’s still no official word or solid evidence of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 that was en route from Kuala Lumphur to Be...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Thailand continues Instagram love affair as it reaches 1.5 million users (INFOGRAPHIC)

We love social media in Thailand. There are 24 million users on Facebook. The country’s Twitter activity increased last year. On Instagram...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 11:24 am
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SoftBank invests in Thailand’s Ini3, marking the second investment in Southeast Asia

One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced today that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank ...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 12:39 pm
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Uber Bangkok

Finally, Uber launches in Bangkok

The long anticipation and speculation has come to an end. Uber is finally available in Bangkok. This is just a soft launch for now, with lim...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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