TAG: Google

5 secrets of scaling across Asia Pacific: HotelQuickly's Tomas Laboutka

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jun 24, 2015

At an insightful Echelon panel, HotelQuickly's CEO shared five secrets on how his team scaled quickly and aggressively across APAC Read More

The most ridiculous ideas that eventually became successful startups

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jun 18, 2015

From Snapchat to PayPal, every 'ridiculous' idea was mocked at by the so-called 'experts' before they conquered the world Read More

Go mobile payments – your time is now!

By Sanjay Swamy | Jun 10, 2015

With ApplePay and AndroidPay, we finally have a converged standard and it will be a good thing for the industry Read More

Google, Intel invest in fin-tech as corporate interest jumps 176%

By Twishy Shahi | Jun 02, 2015

In 2014, more than 90 unique corporations invested in fin-tech startups, a 176 per cent increase from 2010 Read More

Use Google Maps without Internet connection soon

By Twishy Shahi | May 29, 2015

This feature will allow users to get turn-by-turn directions with voice prompts Read More

How YouTube has driven, shaped and redefined culture for a decade

By Donna Louisse | May 26, 2015

YouTube has come a long way to become a 1B user platform and culture powerhouse. YouTube's Gautam Anand talks about the company's evolution, creating a new generation of stars and keeping up with competition Read More

49% Indian women see no reason to use Internet: Google survey

By Twishy Shahi | May 22, 2015

Participants say connection issues, affordability and time are the key constraints to accessing the Internet Read More

This startup is a Quora clone for real-time Loqation-based Q&A

By Sainul Abudheen K | May 21, 2015

Called Loqation, users can post questions related to a particular locality and get answers almost instantly through this app Read More

Online marketplace Blisby nabs US$300K in seed round led by East Ventures, DeNA

By Donna Louisse | Apr 09, 2015

The Thailand-based e-commerce site will channel funding into regional expansion, boosting promotion of Blisby products and sellers internationally as well as developing new user features for the site Read More

Mapmygenome raises US$1.1M from Google India MD, others

By Sainul Abudheen K | Mar 10, 2015

India-based personal genomics products startup Mapmygenome secured US$1.1 million from Rajan Anandan, Singapore Angel Network CEO Satveer Singh Thakral, and others Read More

Google launches Gmail in Burmese

By Twishy Shahi | Feb 26, 2015

Users can head up to the settings button in Gmail and select the Myanmar language from the drop down menu Read More

What Singaporeans search for most during Chinese New Year: Google

By Rahil Bhagat | Feb 18, 2015

Year on year, Singaporeans are using the Internet more and more to search for Chinese New Year related information. To see what Singaporeans are searching for during this festive period, Google has sent us these handy pictures filled with tons of fun info Read More

Meru Cabs integrates with Google Now

By Twishy Shahi | Feb 03, 2015

This partnership will send passengers reminders for cab pickups, alerting them in case they wish to avail a cab depending on their location Read More

Google annouces online only shopping event for Singapore on Feb 2-4

By Rahil Bhagat | Jan 30, 2015

Google's event, the first of its kind outside India, will see more than 60 brands across all sectors of retail and is meant to capitalise on the pre Chinese New Year shopping craze Read More

Rivals unshaken by Google’s Flight Search launch in India

By Twishy Shahi | Jan 23, 2015

Users can search directly for flights within Google or access google.co.in/flights to quickly find, compare and book flights Read More

BBM emerges most popular messaging app in Indonesia

By DailySocial | Dec 22, 2014

WhatsApp Messenger occupied the second place followed by LINE Read More

Weekly Cornerplay: Google ads can drive store visits...or not

By Jeffrey Yuwono | Dec 22, 2014

In this edition of Weekly Cornerplay, Jeffrey Yuwono takes a closer look at Google's metric for store visits Read More

GOSF Day 1: Only 24% female participants in online sale

By Twishy Shahi | Dec 11, 2014

CashKaro.com saw a surge in traffic by 400% and 350% in revenues on Day 1 of the three-day Google's Great Online Shopping Festival in India Read More

5 key takeaways from Google’s Indian online shopping study

By Twishy Shahi | Nov 26, 2014

The number of online shoppers in India is expected to grow almost three times to 100 million by 2016 Read More

Quit your job without having a panic attack: Google's Steven Feiner

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Nov 17, 2014

Called ‘The art of resignation’, Feiner’s book for would-be entrepreneurs reveals how they can quit their corporate jobs gracefully Read More

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