Missed out on the best Asia tech news from the past seven days? Worry not, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our roundup of the week’s top stories, sorted by popularity.
Samsung today warned of an approximate 60 percent profit slump for its upcoming Q3 earnings report. Here’s why the Korean giant is in trouble.
2. Xiaomi announces black Mi4 coming October 28, responds to Apple’s design lead calling its design “theft”
Apple’s Jony Ive calls the Mi4 phone design “theft” but Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra responds. Plus, a black version of the Mi4 is coming soon!
Uber gave free rides to Singaporeans for one day. Good move or bad?
Last month, after Ali Mese’s inspirational essay about entrepreneurship went viral, my colleague Daniel wrote a piece in defense of it and of ‘entrepreneur porn’ in general. And while I agree with him that entrepreneur porn is necessary, I think it’s also important to point out just how accurate that term really is.
It’s not what you think it is. Actually, it’s exactly what you think it is.
HaiVL is one of Vietnam’s most promising media startups. It cloned the 9gag funny image model and achieved 4 million uniqe visits per day within 2 years.
Upstart Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi today unveiled a bunch of smart home gadgets.
“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing,” says business tycoon Warren Buffett, a man who believes in calculation. Often we hear about entrepreneurs who are fearless and undaunted.
Flipkart’s #BigBillionDay was trending on Twitter in India, but mostly for the wrong reasons. Yet, it claims to have achieved a sales target of $100 million in GMV.
Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.
Hint: Popular video streaming sites such as YouTube will be affected.
This concept occurred to Hayes when she was on holiday in Hawaii.
Line makes its clearest play yet to become a global conglomerate.
Thinking deeper and broader about the Uber showdown in Malaysia.
This poor showing might be the result of unstable market conditions.
Fast forward 15 years, it’s hard to believe that the consumer transaction volumes of Alibaba Group now surpass the worldwide sales of eBay and Amazon combined.
A store armed with the right data would be able to snag a larger portion of the 94 percent of retail sales being generated in physical stores.
If e-ink is your thing, you’d be happy to learn that the YotaPhone is launching in Malaysia. It’s the first-gen version though.
Hoping to stop the vitriol being poured on it in social media by furious consumers, Flipkart has come out with a profuse apology, acknowledging what had gone wrong.
A more diverse workforce will create a stronger company in the long run.
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