Indonesia is Southeast Asia’s sweetheart for mobile-first products. Here are a few verticals for investors and startups to consider getting into early.
Asia’s vast and budding tech startup ecosystem is still learning about itself. Many companies in Asia dwarf their Silicon Valley counterparts, but at the same time the platform of startups is not as mature yet. Opinion pieces come from our writers and editors as well as our gracious contributors. These people would like to give a voice to understanding Asia in this dazzling time of growth. It’s with this much needed meta that we can piece together what is going on, what are the real trends and themes, and anticipate what is to come from the startups and tech companies that rule over Asia.
Every Wednesday at noon, Chinese consumers will have the chance to grab used iPhones from Foxconn at massive discounts. High-end smartphones at low prices in online flash sales...remind you of anyone?
959,600 emails have gone to the India’s telecoms regulator through a single website to stop telcos from controlling the internet. It’s a nationwide battle over net neutrality.
Passengers love all the new ridesharing and taxi apps. Regulators hate them. But what do the drivers think about them?
Why did Aston Martin just announce a partnership with Chinese video streaming and smart hardware company LeTV? I can think of a few reasons.
Internet.org just launched in Indonesia. The app makes access to certain services free, but which? And will it soon be met with criticism, like in India?
Regulatory risk is the Sword of Damocles that's hanging over the industry's head. But there's another danger to ridesharing apps that seems to be creeping up...
To the uninitiated, LeTV's comparing Apple to Hitler might seem like a ridiculous PR misstep. But the company is actually following in the footsteps of China's hottest smartphone startup.
Over the past few years, China’s largest tech companies – Tencent, Alibaba, etc. – have been on a massive investment kick. For example, in 2014 Alibaba invested in everything from maps to apps to socc...
Impression Pi, an upcoming virtual reality headset made by uSens, has made some big promises that it probably can’t keep.
Snail Games has reignited its IPO plans with a new goal of listing in China. But the company's prospectus reveals some concerning information.
Last week, the international press jumped all over the story of a new Chinese app that offers quotations from Xi Jinping. But how are Chinese users actually responding to the app?
The legal basis and mechanisms governing Indonesia’s internet censorship are flawed. Time for serious reform.
China is aiming to replace foreign tech with domestic alternatives by 2020. That's not going to happen, but what actually will happen isn't any better for foreign tech companies.
Earlier this week, we saw Tencent join up with Foxconn and China Harmony with the aim of producing smart electric cars. But Tencent is far from the only Chinese internet company entering this space. I...
Indonesia loves social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. But protectionist demands for more regulation are becoming louder. Where will this end?