A China VC gives you the lowdown on the future of Chinese tech (Pt. 1 )

Will 2019 finally heat up with the rise B2Bs or freeze off with the stinted growth of AI tech? 

Today's top tech news, March 22: Uber, Pinterest reportedly eyeing NYSE for listing

Apart from Uber and Pinterest, we also have updates from JD, Facebook, and Morningside Technology Ventures 

Today's top tech news, March 8: Airbnb confirms HotelTonight purchase

We also have updates from China and Hong Kong related to its tech giants, successful investors, and discriminatory hiring practices 

New retail startup Yo-ren raises US$11 million

Yo-ren is working to become the go-to platform for international people trying to buy Japanese fashion 

China’s YY fully acquires Singapore-based Bigo for US$1.45B

The live streaming company from China has obtained the right to purchase a majority share in Bigo since last June 

Meituan-Dianping lays groundwork for Southeast Asia entrance via Chope

Chope, the Southeast Asian restaurant booking platform, will use the partnership to target Chinese tourists in the region.  

This startup is introducing Thai cuisine to Chinese market --via mail service

The Flying Thai Food is an online restaurant that provides ready-to-eat Thai food for customers in tier-two Chinese cities 

Today's top tech news, Jan 25: China to target apps that obtain personal info illegally

Outside of China, we also have updates from Indonesia, India, and the Southeast Asian region in general 

Watch: JD tests drone delivery in rural Indonesia

For JD, the success of this drone delivery test will open up opportunities for future use in Indonesia and Southeast Asia