Steve Wozniak Back in Singapore Soon for ‘Midas Touch Asia’, Hopefully He Won’t Piss Off Everyone Again

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will be back in Singapore soon for the Midas Touch Asia 2013 conference (August 26 and 27). Hopefully things ...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 11:50 am
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So Far So Good: BBM Money Reaches 60,000 Users in 3 Months

DailySocial reported yesterday that Blackberry’s e-wallet service, called the Blackberry Messenger (BBM) Money, has attracted 60,000 users...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 1:29 am
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Huawei Woos New Zealand, CEO Gives First Ever Media Interview

Chinese phone-maker and telecoms equipment provider Huawei has had a rough couple of years, culminating in a US congressional panel branding...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Registrations Now Open for the Fourth Startup Weekend Manila this April

Startup Weekend Manila (SWM) is upon us, yet again! Happening this April 26–28 at Meridian International College (MINT), Startup Weekend ...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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One Kakao Notebook, One Cleaner’s Story

Kakao notebooks given out at Startup Asia Singapore last week were yellow-ly gorgeous. So beautiful that one of the notebooks attracted the ...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Google Play Adds Device Sales in India, Nexus 7 Now Ready to Order Online

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened up its Android market, Google Play, to e-books in India last month, and now Android fans in the country can buy ...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 12:30 am
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One Chinese University Pays Students to Monitor Their Peers’ Online Activities

One Chinese university is being roundly mocked and castigated on social media in China today after it was revealed that the faculty pays stu...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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March 20: WebMob Thailand Meetup with Telco AIS and InVent VC

Tomorrow evening, Webmob Thailand is once again having its monthly networking event in Bangkok, this time jointly organised with Thailand’...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Alibaba IPO to Bypass Hong Kong and Head to NASDAQ?

According to sources close to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, e-commerce giant Alibaba might bypass the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 4:25 pm
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Press Freedom Concerns Abound as Singapore Set to Regulate Online News

Singapore has a rather woeful record with regards freedom of press, falling to a lowly 149th in a global index of media freedom by Reporters...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Reuters: EU to Warn China It Plans to Levy Sanctions Against Huawei, ZTE

Gadget makers and telecoms equipment manufacturers Huawei and ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) are under fire again. Today Reuters reports that th...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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In Newest Hacking Revelations, Chinese Hackers Accessed US Army Robotics and Drone Secrets

Bloomberg is back on the case of endemic Chinese hacking of sensitive overseas secrets. This time, US defense contractor QinetiQ has reveale...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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Echelon 2013 Philippines Satellite Happening This Saturday

Echelon 2013’s Philippines Satellite is happening this April 13, 2013 in Taguig City. This five-hour Echelon event will feature guides and...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Dutch Co-Founder of Tudou Leaves China, Cites Worsening Web and Pollution Woes

After being in China for 13 years and helping co-found Tudou, one of China’s top video sites (later merged with Youku), Netherlands-bo...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 2:35 pm
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Groupon Singapore Shoppers Can Now Buy School Meals For Poor Children Across Asia

While we’re snapping up daily deals online, some children in the world are struggling to find even a daily meal. That’s why Grou...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Want to Learn More About Crowdfunding? Attend #crowdfundasia

I personally like the idea of crowdfunding. Apart from being able to raise money, you get a ready audience who are keen to try and validate ...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 8:50 pm
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The Words That Cause Skype to Spy on You, Snitch to Chinese Authorities

It has been known for years that the made-for-China version of Skype, run in conjunction with local web company TOM Online, spies on its use...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 11:36 pm
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Done Deal: Samsung Acquires 3% Stake in Sharp for $110 Million

Sharp (TYO:6753) needs the money, and Samsung (005930:KS) needs the screens. So today’s officially confirmed deal between the two make...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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