Instagram’s block in China is likely due to the democracy reform protests in Hong Kong. Yesterday saw tens of thousands of peaceful demonstrators fill the streets.
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.
Alibaba will be the third-biggest internet company in the world by market cap if analysts' estimates hold up.
“We’re different from YouTube because you dictate what’s going to happen,” explains Thomas Damek, founder of Zeemi.tv, which went live just last month in Jakarta. Zeemi.tv aims to be Indonesia’s first...
Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten opened a development center in Bangalore in June. Now, so has Redmart from Singapore.
Entrepreneurs often want to help the journalists on their beat, but don’t know what to do. Here’s how.
Asians are infamous for not getting satire, so the Facebook tag can help its users in the region.
A nasty prank on Facebook was the tipping point for the Malaysian government, who is now considering banning the social media website
Smartphone penetration in the Philippines is rising fast, so enterprising entrepreneurs should take note.
Ed-tech startup Quipper thinks a freemium model will allow it to capture the Philippine educational market.
Facebook is now showing a different notification icon to users in the eastern hemisphere. Facebookers in Asia and Africa now see their own continents in the icon.
The research showed that youths who socialise with peers who are friends with, or who are themselves, gang members are highly susceptible to being drawn into the gang.
An impostor on Facebook has been posing as Dota design lead IceFrog, and spreading false information about a new character and the future of WC3 Dota.
Startup hubs like to portray themselves as meritocracies but sexism is pervasive. To a man it may not be apparent. To a woman it can feel like a thousand cuts.
Facebook hits new milestone, now makes an average of $1 from each of its 410 million active users in Asia
The newest Q2 2014 earnings release from Facebook shows yet more strong growth for the social network in Asia.
“Hidden Chat” allows the user to have private chats with friends which will be automatically deleted within one minute.
As WeChat slowly opens up to the world, no developer that wants to break into China should write it off as too closed to consider.