Regulators raid Airbnb office in Japan over suspected antitrust practices

The home rental company allegedly forced users to sign contracts promising not to list on rival sites 

Thailand vs. Vietnam vs. Malaysia, who is leading the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia?

The competition among the three markets is tight, and here are some interesting insights 

10 classes to go from beginner to pro in Python

Python is a more advanced coding language, but is in-demand and knowing how to use the language goes a long way towards getting a job 

5-minute catch up: Top stories for November 17

A quick look into what is going on in the global tech scene today 

Before extending a job offer, look for these 5 traits

Learn how to build your team right by identifying five critical characteristics 

Indonesian social commerce platform KASKUS makes strategic investment in ProPS

Kaskus CEO On Lee said that he believes ProPS tech will help complement the platform's advertising technology 

3 ways AI can raise your e-commerce game

By combining AI with massive data, the future of e-commerce will see a smarter, more self-intelligent shopping ecosystem that can make optimal decisions on its own 

Here are your 2017 Singapore Fintech Awards winners

Singapore's central bank Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) awarded S$1.15 million (US$850,000) to 10 fintech startups 

Are chatbots killing the app market, or is it the other way around?

Chatbots are simpler and they offer a better customer experience through personaliasation and machine learning 

Hong Kong-based fashion e-commerce startup Grana raises funding via venture debt from STI Financial Group

The startup ships fashion apparel directly to 67 markets, and operates 15 pop-up showrooms in Hong Kong, Singapore, the US and Australia