Thailand’s transport ministry next month will implement new regulations prohibiting the unlicensed use of aerial drones.
The company thinks it can build a $100M business in three years. With a proven track record and strong allies, that might not be so far-fetched.
After seeing his parents battle diabetes for 25 years, an entrepreneur made a smart blood sugar tracker
For Shreekant Pawar, his parents were the “first validation” of what he’d just made and is now hoping to sell. After seeing their ongoing battle with diabetes for 25 years, he’s now got them using the...
VIP Plaza co-founder Tesong Kim announces a new Malaysia office and talks about a global expansion for the fast-moving flash fashion site.
Advertisements are now live in your WeChat feed, and among the first to take a bite out of the WeChat ad apple are BMW and Coca-Cola.
18 teams are vying for the top prize, but Hakuto is moving into the top class. The extra cash is nice but the December 2016 deadline remains.
CreoPop is believed to be the first to develop a pen-shaped 3D printer with resin ink. The funding will help it tide through any manufacturing setbacks.
Indonesia has yet another site for freelance workers. Projects.co.id lets contractors earn a living by providing products and services to businesses online.
How Happy Labs grew from a husband-and-wife team to the casual game heavyweight it is today.
How do you get your app pre-installed on almost every Samsung Galaxy device sold in East Asia? Easy: you work at Samsung for 10 years first, of course!
Jay Winder came from Australia with no degree and unable to speak Japanese. Now, his startup is on the rise and funded by Naval Ravikant and Dave McClure.
More money for Taiwan startups.
Animoca Brands lists on ASX and now seeks funds to continue development and publishing of games in 2015.
Lenddo has proven its algorithm for verifying a customer’s identity and character works. Now it’s selling it to industries that have use for it.
Tech in Asia staff stationed on the mainland confirmed it is no longer blocked, though sometimes images won’t load or only partially load.
Small portfolio, big commitment - “We will go to the ends of the earth to make it work,” says Sid Talwar, partner at Lightbox, which recently raised a fund of US$100 million.
In an exclusive interview with Sina Tech, Alibaba founder Jack Ma shared his wisdom on a variety of subjects. Among them: what China's young entrepreneurs should do to be successful.
Is it a security measure, or is it protectionism? I'm inclined to side with the latter.
One Tesla driver in China took matters into his own hands by plugging his Tesla Model S into a utility pole.
Zuckerberg broke out his Chinese again to wish the Middle Kingdom a happy Spring Festival. But is he just wasting his time?
Cheers adds a new dimension to social messaging: aside from texts and multimedia content, users can send ‘gifts’ - or their equivalent amount - right into a friend’s digital wallet.
Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
Modbot is a Singapore hardware-modding and painting startup in Singapore. Would you guess its founder got into this because of competitive gaming?
The 10-month old company has netted its second funding round and serves 600,000 users.
Indonesia’s big conglomerate Lippo Group just launched its ecommerce site MatahariMall. It invested $500M and hopes to become the archipelago’s Alibaba.
The BesTV subsidiary in charge of China's Xbox One didn't have a great 2014, financially speaking. And ecommerce numbers suggest its 2015 could be even worse.
Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
The telco-backed marketplace is approaching its one-year anniversary, and CEO James Lee lets the public in on how much has been invested to date.
DataStreamX believes it can become the go-to marketplace for real-time data. Now it just needs to sign on some customers.
PLDT’s SafeZone brings businesses closer to customers by offering access to their mobile apps and sites without data charges.
Social Media Week Jakarta is a hot spot for the industry this month. Here’s what we learned from BuzzFeed’s VP of international, Scott Lamb.
The move could help the firm win over more consumers, and also help place it in a more favorable legal position.
Google is today rolling out support for the Burmese language in Gmail. Users in Myanmar can now find an option for their language in Gmail’s settings pane.
500 Startups claims to be the first major accelerator and seed stage investor from Silicon Valley to set up shop in South Korea.
SquadRun gets mobile ‘players’ to do crowdsourced jobs, bags funding from founders of Zomato, Slideshare
It’s a business model that seems well-suited for a large, increasingly mobile population in India. Companies like Freecharge, which rewards users for using the platform to top-up their phones, have sh...