Posts Tagged: thailand



When it comes to customer service in Thailand, Apple’s Tim Cook wins

Three and a half years ago, NBC published a post about how the then newly-appointed Apple CEO loves answering customers’ emails. The piece...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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As promised, authorities maintain cell phone service during Bangkok shutdown

Today is the third day of Bangkok Shutdown, a political movement in which protesters take over seven main spots in the capital of Thailand r...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time

It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling ...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Bangkok now in “shutdown” mode, but authorities promise cell phones should still work

Today is the first day of the Bangkok shutdown, in which anti-government protesters have started blocking seven key spots in Thailand’s ca...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Line to bring pop-up store to Thailand in response to the love from its 22 million users

Back in December Japan-based messaging app Line popped up in the real world with a pop-up store in Indonesia. Now, it’s time for Thailand ...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 11:45 am
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As protests shut Bangkok down, these apps can make life easier

The protests against the Thai government has been ongoing in Thailand since the beginning of November and it doesn’t seem like it will end...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 4:35 pm
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Thailand’s Twitter users tweeted 1.7 billion messages in 2013, up 45%

The people of Thailand are addicted to social networks. There are 24 million users on Facebook in the country, and a mall in Bangkok is the ...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Thai telco data usage grew 300% during New Year celebrations thanks to more 3G and chat apps

We’ve just recently reported that leading Thai telco Dtac saw an increase of 175 percent in data usage from New Year’s Eve until New Yea...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Thai telco saw 175% rise in data usage on New Year’s eve compared to last year

Happy New Year everyone! I bet more than half of our readers have sent out tons of messages to loved ones wishing them a happy new year. But...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Home delivery is so 2013: Zalora now offers convenience store pickups in Thailand

2013 was definitely a year of e-commerce in Thailand with all types of growth across traditonal e-commerce, Facebook commerce, and mobile co...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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All the fun, none of the pollution: check out Thailand’s electric tuk-tuk

Tuk-tuks – sometimes called auto rickshaws – are almost symbolic of Thailand and Southeast Asia in general. In Thailand, tuk-tuk...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Rocket Internet alumni club startup Hotel Quickly rolls into the Philippines due to high demand

After last-minute hotel booking service HotelQuickly opened doors in six Asian countries last year, the startup has announced that it is...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 12:05 pm
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All you need to know about the world’s 2.5 billion web users (SLIDESHOW)

Let’s start the new year by looking at the big picture – at the world’s wired citizens and what they’re doing on the...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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With SpaceX’s help, satellite launch brings Thai digital TV dream closer to reality

Earlier this morning, the Thaicom 6 satellite was finally launched. The satellite, owned by Thaicom, a subsidiary of prominent Thai telco AI...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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What are Thai people digging on Facebook right now? Social.gg can reveal the answer

Social media is big in Thailand. Over 24 million Facebook users live in the country, and Bangkok has more Facebook users than any other city...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Watch out Snapchat, BeeTalk is here to take over the sexting market

It’s almost undeniable that one of the most talked about apps of last year was Snapchat. Apart from the photo messaging app’s saucy repu...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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5 game-changing tech events in Thailand in 2013

2013 has finally come to an end. It’s been an eventful year as far as the tech scene goes: many startups were born, but unfortunately many...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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