With an aim to make smartphones accessible to an estimated 200 million people, Google today announced the sale of Android One phones in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in “the coming weeks”. Google’s...
A look at the year in search, courtesy of Google.
Today, Google Play unveiled a banner ad on the Play Store announcing its Newsstand now includes Indonesian content. Google has had a hand in the news aggregating game for quite a while now, making imp...
Today, more apps, tools, and resources are being built specifically to help budding entrepreneurs overcome roadblocks.
CocCoc, a Russian-backed Vietnamese search engine, just released its Mac browser. And it’s set on kicking Google out of Vietnam.
Finally, after years of waiting, app developers in China can now make money from their Android apps in the Google Play store.
The top showroomers are Vietnam’s shoppers. 40 percent of them stand in a store whilst cross-checking the prices online.
Andrew McGlinchey, lead product manager for APAC at Google, discusses how Google products make their way eastward from California.
Doing a startup in Asia is hard. Not just because it's fragmented, but also because of the difficult political terrain.
There are no countries outside of Asia where smartphone penetration is higher than PC penetration, according to new research from Google’s Consumer Barometer.
Line, the popular messaging app, moves into battle on many fronts with several new opponents.
Dave Morin’s Path social network appears to be getting more aggressive in Indonesia, one of its few well-performing markets. A recent job posting on Lever reveals as much, as the team now has an openi...
China’s InnoLight Technology announced today via a press release that it has closed a US$38 million round of Series C funding led by Google Capital and Lightspeed China Partners. “We are very excited ...
China got the internet in 1994. But soon after, the government started working on ways to restrict it. Here's a list of all the major sites that are now blocked.
Jakarta-based mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) startup Moka announced this morning that it received seed funding of an undisclosed amount from local venture capital firm East Ventures (East Ventures also i...
Alibaba will be the third-biggest internet company in the world by market cap if analysts' estimates hold up.
YouTube offline will resolve one of the main pain-points for budget smartphone users in India - unreliable and unaffordable downloads.