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Asia tech news roundup – Nov 21

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The Ho Chi Minh City skyline. Photo credit: quangpraha / 123RF. In today’s headlines, Vietnam’s Tiki got a big injection ...

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3 cool VR startups you can meet in South Korea this December

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Image credit: Pixabay. As virtual reality (VR) technology attracts both consumers and investors, a wide range of startups are taking ...

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Cyber security startup raises $10m to help protect industrial internet systems

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ScadaFence founders Ofer Shaked (L) and Yoni Shohet. Photo credit: ScadaFence. As connected devices find their way into large-scale industrial ...

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Tech problems that 2018’s startups will be solving

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Image credit: Pixabay. Failing to keep pace with the proliferation of big data and the increased power of machine learning ...

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An American startup will pour $11m into AI research and talent in Singapore

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Image credit: DataRobot. Boston-based AI startup DataRobot, the first overseas company to receive IMDA’s stamp of approval through the Accreditation@SG ...

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Razer Phone will be available in Singapore, its first Asian market, from November 23

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Photo credit: Razer. When the Razer Phone was first announced, availability was limited to Western countries, specifically the US, Canada, ...

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Singapore wearable tech firm gets $4.5m for global expansion

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Photo credit: maridav / 123RF. Singapore-based startup KaHa – also known as CoveIoT – has raised US$4.5 million in funding ...

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SoftBank’s $10b investment in Uber could end the war with Grab in Southeast Asia

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Grab CEO Anthony Tan (L) and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Image credit: Grab, Uber, Tech in Asia. As Uber’s board ...

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Would you vote for this AI politician?

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Photo credit: SAM. I ask about President Trump; I ask about Brexit. All I get are canned responses that dodge ...

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An insider’s account of how Go-Jek hit 900x scale in 18 months and is still doubling

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Sidu Ponnappa, Go-Jek’s head of engineering. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Go-Jek scaled 900 times in the first 18 months ...

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