Posts Tagged: thailand

Data Center Thailand

Political instability creates greater demand for data center services in Thailand

Thailand’s political unrest has been going for months now. It has certainly had an effect on the country’s economy. The tourism industry...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Facebook Behavior Thailand

Here’s what Thailand’s 24 million Facebook users like to do

There are over 24 million Facebook users in Thailand, and Bangkok is the city with the most Facebook users in the world. But what do all tho...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Thailand’s One Tablet Per Child faces another dead end as a Chinese manufacturer cancels the deal

It seems the Thai government can’t catch a break. With the political crisis ongoing, one of the government’s most popular policies, One ...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Thai airways in flight wifi

Thai Airways passengers can get wi-fi during flights starting February

Back in August of last year, Thailand’s national carrier Thai Airways applied for an in-flight wi-fi license with the National Broadcastin...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Read for the blind app

Story time: Thailand unites to create over 2,400 audiobooks for blind people

Back in October of last year, we profiled Read for the Blind, the most-talked about app of the moment. It seems the app’s momentum hasn’...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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PricePanda gets $3 million funding for further expansion in Southeast Asia

Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform PricePanda announced today it secured $3 million funding from Tengelmann Group and other e...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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 New Honda City 2014 Apple Siri

Thai Honda drivers will soon be able to talk to their cars with Siri integration

This week, we reported on Apple focusing more on the Asia market – China and Japan, specifically – by hiring more Siri writers for those...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Taamkru preschool education app

This app that ranks preschoolers is a Tiger Mom’s dream come true

There’s the stereotype that Asian students are exceedingly hardworking, excelling specifically in math and science. Asian parents too are ...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Hootsuite Thai

The Hootsuite Owl now speaks Thai

Thailand is the country of the social media addicted. There are over 24 million Facebook users, and Twitter users grew by 35 percent last ye...

  • January 21, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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VPN server Asian usage

Report: 4 of 5 countries most hooked on VPNs are in Asia

A virtual private network (VPN) is a way for users to securely access a private network and share data remotely through public networks. In ...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Twitter translation FLiplingo

Fliplingo is translating the world, one tweet at a time

There are 61 languages being used on Twitter these days. Surprisingly, three out of the top ten countries by tweets are in Asia – Thai...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Bangkok shutdown political unrest ecommerce delivery

During the Bangkok Shutdown, motorcycle delivery is a major selling point for online shoppers

Amid the months of Thailand’s political unrest, Thais have not stopped shopping. Tech in Asia reported before how e-commerce is actually d...

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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How a barefoot Thai politician became a meme

With the Bangkok Shutdown and protests in other provinces ongoing, the political unrest has plagued Thailand for a few months now. The situa...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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Wongnai Yelp Thailand

Wongnai, Thailand’s answer to Yelp, now has 1 million registered users

Founded in 2010, Wongnai, the restaurant review site often called Thailand’s Yelp, has now grown to one million registered users, the star...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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baidu-hq

Baidu launches search engine in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt (Update: all taken offline)

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has quietly launched its search site over the weekend in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt. The sites are loca...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
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Line M-commerce

Line Hot Deal helps online retail sites enter m-commerce

With 22 million users, Line is big in Thailand. So is mobile commerce. When the two combine, it’s an equation for success. We’ve seen su...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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opportunity southeast asia

Starting a business in Southeast Asia? Check out this opportunity map

Nitin is a senior manager of business development at SingTel-SoftBank InnoVentures. I was inspired by Ron Hose’s Philippines startup repor...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 2:36 pm
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Rakuten Tarad ecommerce

Thailand sees huge boost in online shopping as Bangkok hit by shutdown

The Bangkok shutdown has been going on for a week already and it doesn’t seem like it will end anytime soon. However, even before the shut...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 6:16 pm
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