J. Angelo Racoma
A technology and automotive journalist with an interest in emerging standards, J. Angelo Racoma has written extensively about mobile, social media, enterprise apps and startups. Angelo has been active in online media since the early blogging and social networking days, and is co-founder at WorkSmartr, a small outsourcing platform for freelancers.
Articles by J. Angelo Racoma
Five reasons why you should give Nokia X a chance

Five reasons why you should give Nokia X a chance

INDIA, TECHNOLOGY, VIETNAM | 18 Mar, 2014

Are you sold on Nokia's Android device yet? Here are five reasons why we think you should give it a shot 

Is being in Asia a disadvantage for startups?

Is being in Asia a disadvantage for startups?

BUSINESS | 12 Mar, 2014

In some cases, it could be, although OnlinePianist CEO Nimrod Cohen advises entrepreneurs to find their strengths 

Philippines' central bank advises due diligence on Bitcoin use

Philippines' central bank advises due diligence on Bitcoin use

NEWS, TECHNOLOGY | 11 Mar, 2014

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas┬áhas warned Bitcoin users to research more on the virtual currency to learn about its risks 

Online learning platform Khawna aims to 'make everyone employable'

Online learning platform Khawna aims to 'make everyone employable'

TECHNOLOGY | 10 Mar, 2014

Pivoting with online learning platform Khawna, Orange Apps aims to make everyone employable through courses delivered on the web and mobile 

Best value does not mean 'cheap': MoneyMax.PH Co-founder

Best value does not mean 'cheap': MoneyMax.PH Co-founder

BUSINESS | 05 Mar, 2014

MoneyMax.PH Co-founder and VP Quentin Bouche shares a peek into the mind of the Filipino consumer, whom he describes as brand loyal, trusting 

imo CEO Ralph Harik explains decision to drop 3rd party IM support

imo CEO Ralph Harik explains decision to drop 3rd party IM support

TECHNOLOGY | 01 Mar, 2014

Cross-network messaging service imo drops support for 3rd party chat networks. e27 interviews Co-founder & CEO Ralph Harik to gain insight 

[Updated] Deal sites and surcharges: Who is accountable?

[Updated] Deal sites and surcharges: Who is accountable?

BUSINESS | 27 Feb, 2014

With e-commerce services on the rise in Southeast Asia, is there a need for better regulation of deal prices and surcharges? 

After iOS launch, Chaatz now available for Android users too

After iOS launch, Chaatz now available for Android users too

BUSINESS | 25 Feb, 2014

Chaatz launches Android app; Co-founder Arnie Chaudhuri talks to e27 about the company's mission to connect everyone in the world 

Nokia X is official: Is Android 'Plan B' for Nokia and Microsoft?

Nokia X is official: Is Android 'Plan B' for Nokia and Microsoft?

BUSINESS, NEWS | 24 Feb, 2014

Nokia has formally launched its latest Nokia X smartphone series, which runs a forked version of Android 

"Bitcoin bypasses state controls and taxation"

TECHNOLOGY | 18 Feb, 2014

CARTES Asia's Michael Weatherseed says Bitcoin is innovative, but its future is unclear, with various countries approaching it differently 

Steve Jobs killed Flash: IM Creator CEO Jonathan Saragossi

Steve Jobs killed Flash: IM Creator CEO Jonathan Saragossi

TECHNOLOGY | 12 Feb, 2014

The Founder and CEO of Israel-based WYSIWYG website builder IM Creator shares his thoughts on the apps vs. mobile website debate 

Chaatz wants seamless chatting across smartphones and feature phones

Chaatz wants seamless chatting across smartphones and feature phones

TECHNOLOGY | 11 Feb, 2014

Founded by the team that built Facebook's mobile app for feature phones, Chaatz comes with profiles to differentiate private and work chats 

Applications are 'not secure by default': Checkmarx CTO Maty Siman

Applications are 'not secure by default': Checkmarx CTO Maty Siman

TECHNOLOGY | 06 Feb, 2014

Siman, in an exclusive chat with e27, talks about app security, challenges of sophisticated malware and why Israel is called 'Silicon Wadi'... 

With new funding and tech mentorship, RocketLabs seeks pilot market

With new funding and tech mentorship, RocketLabs seeks pilot market

BUSINESS | 05 Feb, 2014

The enterprise courseware startup is actively seeking a pilot market after gaining substantial investment from Silicon Valley entrepreneur 

Viber launches free IDD calls from the Philippines for Haiyan victims

Viber launches free IDD calls from the Philippines for Haiyan victims

BUSINESS | 11 Nov, 2013

Viber has launched a free IDD calling service for Philippine users in the wake of super-typhoon Haiyan. The ViberOut service 'May be' launched for everyone soon 

Tiny Pipes project to power off-the-grid households in the Philippines

Tiny Pipes project to power off-the-grid households in the Philippines

NEWS | 25 Oct, 2013

An MIT-educated social entrepreneur plans to build the world's biggest pre-paid solar-powered energy network connected through cellular phones