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Smartphone-crazy Thailand’s growing problem with online junkies

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Thailand is one of the most smartphone-crazy countries in Asia, if not in the world, with statistics saying that Thais are spending an average...
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...
Indonesia falls behind in mobile banking

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Mobile phone banking has already transformed the provision of financial services in emerging markets such as Kenya, Mexico and even remote and poverty-stricken Papua...
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...
‘Smart parking’ huge potential for smart cities

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A new report from a Cambridge UK technology specialist says smart parking initiatives are still in low gear and need to be changed up...
First-of-its-kind apps gallery for smart cities launched

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The Washington, DC-based Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to advance smart city development and innovation, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Smart...
Vietnam workers riot at Samsung factory (video)video

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Violent clashes erupted on January 9 at the construction site of a Samsung factory in Vietnam's northern Thai Nguyen province, drawing participation of thousands...
Smartphone protest apps go viral in Thailand

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Thai anti-government protesters are taking social media to a new level: During the week-long street rallies to oust the government of Yingluck Shinawatra, smartphone...
New taxi booking app arrives in Thailand

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A month after Easy Taxi, a taxi booking application by German online startup incubator Rocket Internet launched in Hong Kong, the app is now available...
China’s ZTE wants to conquer Philippine smartphone market

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Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corporation is looking at dominating the Philippine smartphone market with affordable handsets in the immediate next three years, company managing...
Foxconn to start Indonesia operations in 2014

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Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group wants to jump-start a new manufacturing operation in Indonesia in 2014, an investment pledge that has been delayed several times.Since...
Mobile services for the ‘unbanked’

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A chat with Miguel Perez, CEO of Filipino start-up Ayannah
Vietnam prepares ban on chat apps

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The Vietnamese government is currently looking into the possibility of banning free messaging services such as WhatsApp, Line and Viber because of "the harm...
Bribespot Thailand – The public strikes back on corruption

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The Thai version of Bribespot, an Internet portal and smartphone application where users can report incidents of bribe and corruption, has gone live in...
DreadOut: Indonesia’s indie survival horror videogamevideo

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A third-person survival horror videogame developed by Indonesian developer Digital Happiness has received the green light after surpassing its funding goal of $25,000 on...

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Nokia’s portfolio of wireless and smartphone related patents is causing big trouble for Apple, who recently agreed to pay Nokia a percentage of all...

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Despite the ubiquitous presence of tablet computers in movies and television, not to mention advertisements, a Nielson survey reports that only 5% of Americans...

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At the recent Abu Dhabi Telecoms CEO Summit, the CEO of Etisalat, Nasser bin Obood announced a planned upgrade to 4G, along with other...