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Asia tech news roundup – Nov 21

Asia tech news roundup – Nov 21

November 21, 2017

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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 of funds from JD as… Read More ›

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

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

November 21, 2017

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Image credit: Pixabay. As virtual reality (VR) technology attracts both consumers and investors, a wide range of startups are taking AR/VR beyond headsets to give… Read More ›

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

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

November 21, 2017

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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 applications – what’s often called… Read More ›

Tech problems that 2018’s startups will be solving

Tech problems that 2018’s startups will be solving

November 21, 2017

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Image credit: Pixabay. Failing to keep pace with the proliferation of big data and the increased power of machine learning could also prevent companies from… Read More ›

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

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

November 21, 2017

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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 Digital program, announced today it… Read More ›

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

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

November 21, 2017

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Photo credit: Razer. When the Razer Phone was first announced, availability was limited to Western countries, specifically the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, France,… Read More ›

Singapore wearable tech firm gets $4.5m for global expansion

Singapore wearable tech firm gets $4.5m for global expansion

November 21, 2017

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Photo credit: maridav / 123RF. Singapore-based startup KaHa – also known as CoveIoT – has raised US$4.5 million in funding from investors, including SPRING Seeds… Read More ›

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

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

November 21, 2017

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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 gives the green light to… Read More ›

Would you vote for this AI politician?

Would you vote for this AI politician?

November 21, 2017

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Photo credit: SAM. I ask about President Trump; I ask about Brexit. All I get are canned responses that dodge my queries. Typical politician! But… Read More ›

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

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

November 21, 2017

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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 after the launch of its… Read More ›