Innovation

Innovation

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Uber launches motorbike-on-demand service in Bangkok, a global first

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With the the support of the Thai Traffic Police, online taxi service company Uber launched a new on-demand service for a motorbike taxis in...
Netflix hits major barrier in Indonesia

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Netflix, the US movie streaming service which is currently on a massive global expansion drive, hit a major barrier in Indonesia after the country's...
Phuket to become Thailand’s first smart city, Chiang Mai to follow

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Phuket City, the capital of Phuket province and of the island of the same name, will be turned into an innovation-driven “smart city” this...
Singapore shifts to new growth industries: Robots and space tech

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With Singapore’s traditional export industries such as electronics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and engineering services under pressure due to shrinking demand from important export partners such...
Another $90 million in funding for “Excel-killer” Anaplan

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Cloud financial planning pioneer Anaplan, which is currently on an expansion drive in Asia-Pacific, on January 14 announced a new funding round of $90...
Laos sends off its first satellite to space

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Laos, with the help of China, launched its first-ever satellite on November 20. Laosat-1 is designed to provide communication links for government work, television transmission...
Dialogue with Anaplan: The next generation of business planning

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Anaplan, a US-based business software company that provides innovative solutions for business planning and challenges established players such as IBM, Oracle, SAP and Microsoft...
Last-minute candidate in Singapore elections gives it a try

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It was a big surprise for many when Samir Salim Neji, 45, showed up last week to register as electoral candidate in Singapore's Bukit...
Ooredoo broadens e-commerce strategy in Asia with partner Rocket Internet

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The Asia-focused e-commerce strategy of Ooredoo and its German partner Rocket Internet is making rapid progress with another acquisition in short order. Lamudi, Rocket...
Google Street View comes to Laos

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The Lao government in collaboration with Google has announced that the Street View service will be coming to Laos, state-run daily Vientiane Times reported...
Smart Living City Dubai 2014 to host top international experts on smart cities

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Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing announced on June 4 the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown...
Laos to launch first satellite in 2015

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Chinese contractors will launch Laos' first satellite next year, state media reported on May 27. China Asia-Pacific Mobile Telecommunications Satellite Company and Chengdu Linhai...
Zain supports start-up scene in Jordan

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When it comes to supporting entrepreneurship and youth employment in the Middle East and North Africa, Zain Jordan is taking a large step forward. Last...
Seedstars World focusing on MENA for start-up challenges

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Seedstars World is a global start-up challenge and arguably the only worldwide exclusive competition of its kind, purely focused on emerging economies and high-growth...
Young UAE women encouraged to embrace ICT careers

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Network giant Cisco through its UAE branch saw strong turnout on its annual "Girls in ICT Day" on May 8, with young women learning...
Dubai’s DEWA to make power grid smarter

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said it has signed a contract with the Middle East branch of CESI, an Italian technical consulting and...
Movie about missing flight MH370 to be released in August (see trailer)video

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A film about missing Flight MH370 is among the more unusual projects being pitched at this year's Cannes Film Festival, held from May 14...
Tech start-ups in Gaza get support

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Start-ups in Gaza now have the opportunity to get funding for their business ideas. Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG) is the strip’s first and only...