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Health and wellness startup The FIT Company acquires three local startups

e27 - July 18, 2019

The FIT plans on solidifying its position as the wellness ecosystem leader with the acquisition...

Today’s top tech news, July 18: Honestbee to suspend services in Malaysia; Eba...

e27 - July 18, 2019

The suspension will have no effect on full time employees at Honestbee Malaysia Honestbee to...

Thai corporate innovation firm RISE expands AI accelerator program to Singapore

e27 - July 18, 2019

RISE will help Singaporean startups to plug into Thailand’s ecosystem and work with local partners...

Alibaba vies for control in reportedly rocky tie-up with China’s top automaker

TechNode - July 18, 2019

The relationship between tech companies and automakers has been bumpy....

Google bans major Chinese app developer CooTek over ad malware

TechNode - July 18, 2019

CooTek is the second major Chinese developer to be blocked from Google’s platforms in 2019...

WeChat rolls out unique QR codes for business customer products

TechNode - July 18, 2019

Tencent continues its B2B push by expanding its QR code offering....

INSIGHTS | China’s EV industry is in trouble

TechNode - July 18, 2019

Traditional automakers win out as subsidy-fueled EV bubble bursts....

Suzhou’s Alphamab Oncology files for IPO in Hong Kong

TechNode - July 18, 2019

Biotech firms are among those that Shanghai’s STAR Market aims to lure....

Chinese firms should focus on capital efficiency: GGV Capital

TechNode - July 18, 2019

GGV Managing Partner Jixun Foo discusses the return to a more rational investment approach in...

Google has ‘terminated’ its China search plans: executive

TechNode - July 18, 2019

The company has faced continued criticism from lawmakers, the public, and its employees for its...

Mobility giants Didi, Hellobike reportedly raise funding as competition looms

TechNode - July 18, 2019

Didi and Hellobike are now the biggest players in their respective markets and are moving...

JD.com appoints leadership for healthcare spinoff

TechNode - July 18, 2019

JD Health is the company’s third subsidiary that has reached unicorn status after closing a...

China’s public cloud market growth double global average in 2018: report

TechNode - July 18, 2019

Alibaba, Tencent, China Telecom, and Kingsoft Cloud are among the top 10 global IaaS providers...

[In Photos] Singapore to welcome 300 LionsBot auto cleaning robots

e27 - July 18, 2019

The robots reportedly can sing and rap while cleaning the often unreachable corners LionsBot International,...

This 4-month-old Y Combinator startup wants to be the Stripe for the Philippines

e27 - July 18, 2019

PayMongo also provides merchants an easy way to get paid via payment links that can...

Indian tea brand Teabox secures investment from NB Ventures, others

Tech in Asia - July 18, 2019

Teabox said it plans to open more experiential stores in the next few months....

Bees-ness Not As Usual: Honestbee Malaysia Buzzes To A Halt

Vulcan Post - July 18, 2019

In early June this year, honestbee Malaysia announced it would still be up and running...

Kuaishou guns for China’s gamers with promise of broadcaster ‘support’

Tech in Asia - July 18, 2019

The Tencent-backed company estimates it has 35 million daily active users on its Twitch-like service....

Finaxar joins hands with Indovina Bank, Cathay Financial to provide SME financin...

e27 - July 18, 2019

Business owners can now access up to US$22,000 through FCL online, an automated credit financing solution...

AI and Blockchain: New Tech Frontier or Simply Incompatible?

e27 - July 18, 2019

The doubts and opportunities that lie in the integration of AI and Blockchain   Blockchain...

China’s war on trash goes high-tech with AI-driven apps, facial recognition in...

Tech in Asia - July 18, 2019

Alipay’s mini-program has indexed more than 4,000 different types of waste and has assisted more...

UnionBank to Launch a Blockhain Powered SME Financing Platform with OneConnect

FinTech News Singapore - July 18, 2019

OneConnect announced today, their partnership with Union Bank’s wholly-owned fintech subsidiary UBX to build what...

Visa to Invest in GOJEK and Collaborate on Digital Payments Across Southeast Asi...

FinTech News Singapore - July 18, 2019

Visa, has invested in GOJEK, as part of the latter’s ongoing Series F fundraising round....

Singapore’s CredoLab to Power Digital Financial Inclusion in Sub-Saharan Afric...

FinTech News Singapore - July 18, 2019

CredoLab, a developer of bank-grade digital scorecards based on smartphone metadata, announced its expansion into...

Grab launches green e-scooter GrabWheels in Indonesia’s top university

e27 - July 18, 2019

Users can unlock the e-scooter by scanning the barcode with the app and go to...

Thomson Reuters launches APAC-focused tech investment program

Tech in Asia - July 18, 2019

TR Ignite will be open to early-stage startups in the legal and regulatory space across...

Why should we be careful when seeking advice?

e27 - July 18, 2019

Not all advice has your best interests at heart Most of us seek advice from...

S’pore To Have 300 Cleaning Robots By March 2020 – It Can Also Sing, Rap, Sp...

Vulcan Post - July 18, 2019

You might have seen autonomous cleaning robots around at National Gallery Singapore and Jewel Changi...

Getting On The FaceApp Trend? Your Photos Now Belong To The Russians

Vulcan Post - July 18, 2019

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, chances are you’ve heard...

US-based VoIP company 8×8 buys Singapore’s cloud startup Wavecell for US$125M

e27 - July 18, 2019

Wavecell to extend 8×8’s single-technology, cloud platform to include service delivery capabilities and APIs for...

oCap CEO explains how tech helps bridge the SME finance gap

, Tech Wire Asia - July 18, 2019

A LARGE number of businesses in Asia belong to the SME category, creating valuable products...

Domino’s says AI helped improve pizza quality by 15 percent

, Tech Wire Asia - July 18, 2019

THE MENTION of artificial intelligence (AI) springs many images to mind. Pizzas aren’t one of...

Dear FFBE, After 1,009 Days Of Mobile Gaming, We’re Over—And It’s Not You,...

Vulcan Post - July 18, 2019

Mobile games are something that most of us are exposed to in this day and...

Identifying leadership gaps in your organisation

e27 - July 18, 2019

Seven ways to identify leadership gaps and tips to overcome it The first thing you...

Capgemini picks Malaysia for Robotic Process Automation CoE

Digital News Asia - July 18, 2019

Capgemini and Blue Prism collaborating to provide training and reskilling in the area of business...

How to improve your startup management

e27 - July 18, 2019

Manage your startup effectively so that every team is aligned to the company’s vision and...

S’pore Ride-Hailing Firm RYDE Now Lets Drivers Cash Out Earnings Of Up To $180...

Vulcan Post - July 18, 2019

Homegrown ride-hailing app, RYDE Technologies, announced today that all drivers will be able to instantly...

Trust : an essential component in the success of investment oriented blockchain ...

e27 - July 18, 2019

How trust can shape the success of blockchain technology Blockchain technology today, is attempting to...

Is China’s data an unbeatable AI advantage? Not really, says report

Tech in Asia - July 18, 2019

A report cites five elements that make data valuable for AI, and while China has...

Netflix will roll out a lower-priced subscription plan in India

Techcrunch Asia - July 18, 2019

Netflix said on Wednesday that it will roll out a cheaper subscription plan in India,...

US-based 8×8 acquires Singapore cloud platform Wavecell in $125m deal

Tech in Asia - July 18, 2019

The move expands 8×8’s presence in Southeast Asia, where it has more than 500 enterprise...

ANZ Bank COO on digital transformation, culture, and innovation

, Tech Wire Asia - July 18, 2019

WHILE digital transformation is a challenge for all kinds of businesses, banks seem to have...

Here’s how sales teams can leverage AI to delight customers

, Tech Wire Asia - July 18, 2019

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is a powerful technology and can help all kinds of professionals —...

“Humans are still the weakest link” finds new cybersecurity study

, Tech Wire Asia - July 18, 2019

EMPLOYEES are an organization’s biggest asset — but in a digital world, they’re also often...

Sixth #MYCYBERSALE to go regional

Digital News Asia - July 18, 2019

Goes beyond geographical borders to include Taiwan and Thailand.  ...

Asia is on track to top 50% of world GDP BY 2040

Digital News Asia - July 18, 2019

Region is now the centre of global economic activity.  ...

ViP Squad – Victorious in Play emerges as champions of PMNC 2019

Digital News Asia - July 18, 2019

Team receives a cash prize of US$9,731, free mobile plans for a year from Yoodo....

India’s 30-year-old MyMoneyMantra raises $15M to scale its financial services ...

Techcrunch Asia - July 17, 2019

MyMoneyMantra, a 30-year-old New Delhi-based firm that operates a marketplace of financial services, has raised...

Ebix to acquire Indian travel company Yatra for $337.8M

Techcrunch Asia - July 17, 2019

Atlanta-based software firm Ebix said today it is acquiring Indian online travel booking company Yatra...

Near lands US$100 mil in Series D funding

Digital News Asia - July 17, 2019

New funds raised are planned for strategic expansion and new platform offerings.  ...

Dentsu Aegis Network’s Merkle takes majority stake in Indian analytics firm Ug...

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired a majority stake in Ugam a data and analytics company...

Baidu and Snap Inc renew outbound advertiser-oriented sales partnership  

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

Chinese technology firm Baidu and American social media company Snap Inc have renewed a sales...

Carol Lam promoted to CCO at Publicis Groupe Hong Kong

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

Carol Lam has been promoted to the chief creative officer of Publicis Groupe Hong Kong....

My media habits: Kate McFarlane of Sassy Mama – ‘One of my son’s first 10 ...

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

What are your must-read news sources you can’t live without on a daily basis, and...

Alex Bogusky in interview: CP+B is ‘an assembly line with a fucking brutal qua...

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

Bogusky returned to the ad industry after eight years Your father and uncle ran a...

Vice appoints Genie Gurnani as head of creative for Asia-Pacific

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

Vice has appointed Genie Gurnani as head of creative for Asia-Pacific. Gurnani will be leading...

Oppo India hires ex-Samsung category head as marketing VP

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

Oppo India has appointed Sumit Walia as its vice president of product and marketing. His...

‘We’re relatively small so decision making is fast and easy’ – 24 hours ...

Mumbrella Asia - July 17, 2019

6.30am: Wake up and head to the gym. I am definitely a morning person, and...

Travelstop raises US$3mil in pre-Series A funding

Digital News Asia - July 17, 2019

Customises travel for companies and their employees through the use of machine learning and AI-driven...

Today’s top tech news, July 17: Oyo acquires co-working space Innov8 for US$30...

e27 - July 17, 2019

Also, wealthtech from Thailand expands to Singapore, and honestbee’s VP of Marketing Christina Lim left...

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