It’s time for our weekly roundup of the top tech news in Asia, in audio format! Yes, it’s the Tech in Asia podcast with hosts Charlie Custer and Anh-Minh Do (ab...
As a fresh college graduate, Shota Horii spent a lot of time looking at women’s blogs. He wasn’t personally interested; Horii worked in online ad placement at A...
We’re over half way through the year, and it’s now clear that it’s going to be a rough ride for Uber. Here are the issues Uber's facing across Asia.
Muneeb Maayr doesn’t have the same background as most of his peers. That may prove to be the reason for his success.
In the “Housing style” he picks up his marker to explain smallest of the details and fumbles to find alternative words to IIT-Bombay lingo *macha rahe hai* (mea...
Consumers might perceive them as simple convenience, but on the flipside, these apps can and do dramatically improve the livelihood of vendors.
This week, we’re trying out a new format with just the week’s news, but not to worry – we’ll have in-depth features and interviews coming in separate episodes. ...
Rage faces, Obama’s “not bad” face, something that looks like Dick Butt - welcome to China's oddest (and most fun) new social app.
Functional prosthetics are rarely used and can cost upwards of US$10,000. Exiii's bionic arm can be printed at home and assembled for US$300.
LabInApp, an India-based edtech startup, has raised a seed investment from Unitus Seed Fund and Madan Padaki of Sylvant Advisors Founded in 2012 in Hubli, LabIn...
Talk about drones usually revolve around their outdoor applications. Infinium Robotics thinks it can thrive by staying indoors.
500 Startups’ investment strategy is unusual. Rather than betting on unicorns, they also look at centaurs and ponies. Investments in the region are growing fast...
This week get up to date with us on Softbank's robotic dreams, E3's best Asian games, and the latest insanity in China's crazy ridesharing app market.
Like other startups in the space, Tazamart fails to impress.
This guy’s story of failing in Indonesia is refreshingly honest. Now he’s getting up and trying again
Danny Taniwan rom Medan in Indonesia started his first ecommerce venture with zero knowledge. He failed to build that startup, but came out stronger.
ArticleBunny, which launched this week, says it stands to have an equally transformative impact as Uber - this time on the way businesses build original and eng...
Momo, once a dating app before it morphed into a social network, has partnered with a charity to help find China’s kidnapped children.
Ramadan is an important month for Muslims around the world. These apps will help you plan your daily fasts.
1,000 Pepper robots will go on sale to consumers in Japan starting this Saturday - but their intended future as human companions remains uncertain.
Direct Fresh guarantees chemical free produce.
Here’s a list of women who have broken through barriers and overcome obstacles to achieve success in Southeast Asia’s tech industry.
This week: hacking scandals in India, protests spell trouble for taxi apps in China, PropertyGuru raises big money in Singapore, and Huawei demonstrates how tec...
MailTime parses out the body of emails so you just see the meat of the messages in a single chat dialogue - no salutations, no signatures, no timestamps.
Among many revelations, Kalanick says China is likely to surpass the US as Uber’s biggest market by the end of the year.
In practice, the anonymous social network sounds a lot like Whisper, Secret, or Yik Yak, but this new app instead focuses on your voice.
Y Combinator’s Magic pioneered the concept the US. Now, this brand new startup lets anyone with a mobile phone get whatever they want via text in Indonesia.
This startup from Singapore is trying to stake its own claim in the online video landgrab.
Seoul-based WAY wants to position itself as a dermatologist in your purse and a defender against skin damage, even skin cancer.
The Hub Singapore, part of the first wave of coworking spaces to arrive in the country, is thriving.