4:33 pm on Jun 6, 2014 by Steven Millward
This is the most bizarre twist that we’ve seen on a dating app all year. Bilin, a Chinese app that lets you call and chat with total strangers in your area, is no fly-by-night app, as today the startu...
7:44 pm on Jun 4, 2014 by Enricko Lukman
Now that both Facebook and Apple have offices in Indonesia, there’s only one more tech giant the country’s netizens are waiting for – Twitter. Peter Greenberger, director of political advertising for ...
12:15 pm on Jun 3, 2014 by Saiyai Sakawee
here are five Twitter users we’ve handpicked as reliable sources of information about what’s happening in Thailand as the coup rumbles on.
9:24 pm on Jun 2, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
The conversational AI project dubbed Xiaobing functioned as an official account that could be invited to chat with both individuals and groups.
7:12 pm on May 30, 2014 by Saiyai Sakawee
Thailand has 28 million Facebook users, growing 53 percent faster than the previous year. That makes Thailand Facebook’s ninth biggest country worldwide.
2:30 pm on May 30, 2014 by Saiyai Sakawee
Thailand’s IT ministry plans to send a government representative to Singapore to talk to Facebook and Google, and another team to Japan to talk to Line.
5:17 pm on May 28, 2014 by Steven Millward
This afternoon at approximately 3:30 pm local time, many people across Thailand noticed that Facebook is inaccessible in the country.
2:08 pm on May 28, 2014 by Steven Millward
There’s now a way to send a gift to someone inside WeChat – and it’s really easy to do. The newly-launched service is created by a Chinese startup called Giftpass.
12:21 pm on May 28, 2014 by Steven Millward
China’s web crackdown in the past couple of months has been wide-ranging, extending from pornography to the spread of online rumors.
4:45 pm on May 26, 2014 by Josh Horwitz
In yet another major development in the global chat app wars, popular Korea-based messaging startup Kakao looks set to merge with Daum, the country’s second-largest web portal. The Korea Herald report...
4:00 pm on May 23, 2014 by Phoebe Magdirila
Hacker collective Anonymous Philippines’ has lost access to their own Facebook page.
11:46 am on May 23, 2014 by Steven Millward
Moovz, a location-based social app for gay guys, has secured a new round of funding worth $1.4 million to help it grow.
4:51 pm on May 22, 2014 by Steven Millward
Earlier this week, the pixel-perfect Secret clone vanished from the iOS App Store in mysterious circumstances. Now it’s heading back with a new name and a refreshed and less derivative UI.
10:54 am on May 22, 2014 by Steven Millward
China's Weibo pulled in $67.5 million in revenue in Q1 2014. This is the first earnings report since its IPO.
11:05 am on May 21, 2014 by Steven Millward
The new funding for Whisper was led by Shasta Ventures, along with participation from Chinese web giant Tencent and several others.
9:15 pm on May 20, 2014 by Saiyai Sakawee
It’s been less than 24 hours since the kingdom of Thailand fell under martial law, but it seems Thais are used to it already.
3:10 pm on May 20, 2014 by Saiyai Sakawee
As of 3 a.m. local time last night, Thailand’s army declared martial law across the country after over half a year of political unrest.
6:23 pm on May 19, 2014 by Steven Millward
The China-made Secret doppelganger app is no longer in the iOS App Store.