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Sony Moves Smartphone Production From China To Thailand To Halve Costs

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Japanese electronics giant Sony is closing its Beijing smartphone plant and will shift production to Thailand in...
Vietnam’s Vingroup to launch its own smartphone brand

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Vingroup, Vietnam’ biggest listed firm by market value and a conglomerate with businesses that range from real estate to retail to tourism to automotive,...
Samsung to expand production facilities in Vietnam yet again

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South Korea’s electronics major Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan...
Samsung decides against investing in Myanmar amid “government inaction”

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South Korea’s corporate giant Samsung Electronics scrapped its plans to build a production base for smartphones or home appliances in Myanmar due to what...
Thais spend a record of 9.38 hours on the Internet – daily

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Thai people are spending an average of nine hours and 38 minutes daily on the Internet, with around one third of this time used...
Alibaba spends another $1b on Lazada to pump up Asian e-commerce business

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will invest an additional $1 billion into online shopping portal Lazada which operates in six countries in Southeast Asian, namely...
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...
Thailand on track for $37b Internet market

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Thailand, which has one of the highest mobile Internet usage rates in Southeast Asia, is set to to reach $37 billion in revenues within...
BlackBerry still a big hit in Indonesia

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The heydays of BlackBerry, the iconic smartphone with one of the first integrated push-email services that was a massive global success in the pre-iPhone...
Myanmar named fourth-fastest growing mobile phone market

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Myanmar, a country served by Qatar’s telecom giant Ooredoo, is the fourth-fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, contributing around 6 per cent...
Worst-ever smartphone ad spotted in Manila

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Dear Mr. Wayne Chi, CEO of KingCom Philippines, We believe that you are selling great smartphones and your company is certainly good in marketing them,...
Finally: Apple to officially sell iPhones in Cambodia

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Apple Inc. on July 18 officially launched the iPhone in Cambodia through its authorised reseller, iOne, giving customers - long used to gray market...
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...
Pakistan start-up hopes for a global hit with xGear

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Pakistan-based startup xGear is preparing to go global with a gadget that gives drivers detailed data about their journey and their vehicle, Tech in...
Egypt start-up to take on traffic congestion problems

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Egypt-based IT startup has developed a mobile car-sharing application to solve Cairo's complicated traffic problem, Wamda reported. Hayk Hakobyan, one of three cofounders of KarTag, a...
Vietnam became Apple’s hottest market

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Vietnam has suddenly become Apple's hottest market after sales there tripled in the company's fiscal first half (September 2013 to March 2014), a growth...
IBM, AT&T to develop Internet of Things solutions for smart cities

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According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300...
Consumer electronics demand on the rise in ASEAN

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Demand for consumer electronics devices such as PCs, smartphones, and video in Indonesia is set to increase 39 per cent to more than $15...