Elaine Huang
Elaine is a fervent believer that if there ever is a zombie apocalypse, we will all be snapping away at them with our phones and posting them onto Instagram. A Mass Communication graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Film and Media Studies, she enjoys writing about technology and entrepreneurs. When not hashtagging her way through all sorts of trouble, Elaine is probably contemplating how to write in the third person.
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Should Facebook create Safety Checks for every city?

Should Facebook create Safety Checks for every city?

INDONESIA, NEWS, OP-ED, WORLD | 25 Jan, 2016

Jakarta was attacked by terrorists two weeks ago, but the Facebook Safety Check feature offered to Parisians last November never went live for the former 

Should Netflix crack down on VPNs and proxies?

Should Netflix crack down on VPNs and proxies?

BUSINESS, OP-ED, WORLD | 21 Jan, 2016

Netflix recently announced its plans to stop users from accessing its services via a proxy. These five individuals share what they think about it 

3 things you should know about Didi Kuaidi CEO Cheng Wei

3 things you should know about Didi Kuaidi CEO Cheng Wei

BUSINESS, CHINA, PEOPLE | 12 Jan, 2016

The 33-year-old entrepreneur started Didi Dache, a company that later merged with Kuaidi Dache to form mega e-hailing firm Didi Kuaidi 

Kakao buys music streaming service MelOn for a sweet US$1.5B

Kakao buys music streaming service MelOn for a sweet US$1.5B

BUSINESS, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, NEWS, SOUTH KOREA | 11 Jan, 2016

In South Korea, music is a big deal. So is MelOn for this particular messaging conglomerate 

The essential guide to hiring your own high-performance team

The essential guide to hiring your own high-performance team

BUSINESS, NEWS, RESOURCE, WORLD | 11 Jan, 2016

Team work makes the dream work, but first, you will have to build that A-team. Here's how 

3 of 16 of these fast growing Airbnb neighbourhoods are in Asia

3 of 16 of these fast growing Airbnb neighbourhoods are in Asia

LEISURE, NEWS, RESOURCE, WORLD | 08 Jan, 2016

Presenting Chūō-ku in Osaka, Japan; Banglampoo in Bangkok, Thailand; and Brickfields in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

Infographic: What is eCPM? How will it help you compare ad networks?

Infographic: What is eCPM? How will it help you compare ad networks?

BUSINESS, RESOURCE, WORLD | 08 Jan, 2016

If you're a beginner when it comes to advertising, then this infographic is for you 

These are the 16 jobs Netflix is hiring for in Asia

These are the 16 jobs Netflix is hiring for in Asia

JAPAN, SINGAPORE, SOUTH KOREA | 08 Jan, 2016

Granted, there are really only two physical locations we're talking about here: Japan and Singapore 

Infographic: E-retailers, what are your customers freaking out about?

Infographic: E-retailers, what are your customers freaking out about?

NEWS, RESOURCE, TECHNOLOGY, WORLD | 07 Jan, 2016

For businesses selling goods online, knowing why your customers are irate is half the battle won 

Japanese fashion box service AirCloset snags US$8M Series B funding

Japanese fashion box service AirCloset snags US$8M Series B funding

INVESTMENT, JAPAN, NEWS | 06 Jan, 2016

Pay a monthly subscription and get three garments, then swap them out when you want something different. Sounds like a plan! 

Startup in Spotlight: Bookurve lets Malaysians buy, sell books online

Startup in Spotlight: Bookurve lets Malaysians buy, sell books online

FEATURES, MALAYSIA | 06 Jan, 2016

Within two weeks, the online bookstore startup has populated its marketplace with more than 1,500 books 

Korean webtoon firm Lezhin Entertainment enters US market

Korean webtoon firm Lezhin Entertainment enters US market

BUSINESS, NEWS, SOUTH KOREA | 05 Jan, 2016

The service will make 12 of its comics available to US readers, meaning having English materials and ways for users to pay via the platform 

The Bridge raises funding from Fuji Startup Ventures, PR Times

The Bridge raises funding from Fuji Startup Ventures, PR Times

INVESTMENT, JAPAN, NEWS | 04 Jan, 2016

The Japanese startup news media company will put its best foot forward as it plans The Bridge Fes, a startup festival set for February 2016 

Startup in Spotlight: Ecube Labs makes waste management sexy

Startup in Spotlight: Ecube Labs makes waste management sexy

BUSINESS, FEATURES, NEWS, SOUTH KOREA | 28 Dec, 2015

The Korean startup, founded in 2011, is working with governments around the world to optimise waste collection routes and more 

Infographic: 21 e-commerce marketing tips to consider before starting

Infographic: 21 e-commerce marketing tips to consider before starting

BUSINESS, FEATURES, WORLD | 28 Dec, 2015

Reach out to your customers in their own native tongue. Create a face for your company. Read on for more 

Meet Korea's Beat, a music streaming service for Kpop and beyond

Meet Korea's Beat, a music streaming service for Kpop and beyond

BUSINESS, FEATURES, SOUTH KOREA | 25 Dec, 2015

Park Suman, CEO, The Beatpacking Company tells e27 more about what the startup is up to 

3 partners at Helion Ventures leave to start own VC firm

3 partners at Helion Ventures leave to start own VC firm

BUSINESS, INDIA, NEWS, PEOPLE | 24 Dec, 2015

Rahil Chowdhri, Ritesh Banglani and Alok Goyal are likely to share more details early next year 

KISA asks Korean companies to share their cyber security issues

KISA asks Korean companies to share their cyber security issues

NEWS, SOUTH KOREA, TECHNOLOGY | 24 Dec, 2015

The Korea Internet and Security Agency finds that Internet firms in the country are not willing to collaborate with them 

4 things you should know about Google CEO Sundar Pichai

4 things you should know about Google CEO Sundar Pichai

BUSINESS, INDIA, LEISURE, PEOPLE | 23 Dec, 2015

He grew up without a car, but now he's worth US$150 million 

Home cleaning, laundry startup SBricks buys Melway, gains 200 cleaners

Home cleaning, laundry startup SBricks buys Melway, gains 200 cleaners

BUSINESS, INDIA, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, NEWS | 23 Dec, 2015

Founded this year, SBricks wants to hit 300 orders per day in the coming months; this acquisition will help it do that 

What did Yahoo users in Singapore search for in 2015?

What did Yahoo users in Singapore search for in 2015?

LIFESTYLE, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 22 Dec, 2015

Top search? Lee Kuan Yew's passing 

Marcella closing down physical stores in Singapore by January 1

Marcella closing down physical stores in Singapore by January 1

INVESTMENT, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 22 Dec, 2015

The custom menswear company from Singapore is being acquired by an international made-to-measure group 

In photos: This is what it looks like inside a LINE mall

In photos: This is what it looks like inside a LINE mall

LEISURE, LIFESTYLE, NEWS, SOUTH KOREA | 22 Dec, 2015

Think LINE is just a chat app company? Please. We visited its three-storey mall in Itaewon, Seoul to get a better idea