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Singapore’s Startup Ecosystem Grows To 150 Vc Funds

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Singapore’s ambition to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground as the city-state is meanwhile home...
Ride-hailing Firm Grab To Invest “substantially” In Indonesia

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab said on March 7 that it has secured $1.5 billion in fresh financing from a fund run by Japan’s SoftBank...
First homemade smartphone brand launched in Laos

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Laos' first domestic smartphone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the country's provinces this month after a local IT...
Internet firms’ tax affairs under increased scrutiny in Southeast Asia

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Thailand is the latest country looking to toughen tax collection rules for internet and technology firms like Google, Amazon and Facebook as the tax...
Microsoft strikes deal with shady Myanmar conglomerate

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US software giant Microsoft signed a software and service supply agreement with Shwe Taung Group of Companies, a Myanmar business conglomerate that in the...
After LG: Samsung next to stop TV production in Thailand

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In another blow to Thailand's battered economy, South Korean electronics giant Samsung said on May 21 that it has ceased to produce television sets...
Singapore’s new labour laws come into effect

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New labour laws have come into effect in Singapore on August 1, making it harder for foreigners to get jobs. The government says the...
Microsoft moves Nokia manufacturing from China to Vietnam

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Amid a large restructuring of its Nokia unit, Microsoft is also joining many technology companies moving manufacturing from China to Vietnam. Microsoft is also...
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...
Dubai’s innovation hub In5 focuses on start-ups

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In5, the innovation hub launched by Dubai Internet City in 2013 aimed at supporting the development of the ICT start-up ecosystem in Dubai, has...
Cloud analytics market to reach $16.5b by 2015 – study

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Market research firm MarketsandMarkets has recently conducted a study on the cloud analytics market, analysing the major market drivers, restraints and opportunities in North...
Infosys to develop e-government in Myanmar

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Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services company, has reportedly bagged a consulting project from the Myanmar government to develop a strategy for using information technology...
Gadget mania: Wearable devices the next big thing in ASEAN

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New-generation smartphones and "smartwatches"are the next big thing in the gadget universe in Southeast Asia when they will enter the market in 2014. Thailand Mobile...
Ireland remains IT hub of Europe

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Ireland's inward investment promotion agency IDA Ireland was a prominent exhibitor at the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2013 fair held on September 9. Inside...
Know what people really think on: 1World Online

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1World Online is a Silicon Valley-based start-up providing an innovative social research service to help understanding what people really think on a variety of...
Singapore’s Newkia wants to be the new Nokia

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A new company in Singapore called Newkia, launched on the day when Microsoft announced the takeover of struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia, wants...

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A new app debuted on August 15 that can turn any surface into a touchscreen. Developed by Ubi Interactive, the app combines with Microsoft’s Kinect...

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In a recent interview with Bloomberg News, Microsoft founder Bill Gates showed a flair for competitive altruism, repeatedly knocking Google’s Project Loon in favor...