Today's top tech news, May 17: Banks to invest US$50M in digital cash settlement project

The project aims to develop a system to make clearing and settlement in financial markets more efficient 

Today's top tech news, March 29: LINE names Founder Jungho Shin as Co-CEO

In addition to LINE, we also have updates from BigBasket, WeWork, and Lightspeed 

Today's top tech news, March 14: SoftBank, Toyota in talks to invest US$1B in Uber's self-driving unit

In yet another breaking story, Alibaba-backed Paytm Mall is said to be very close to scaling down its B2C consumer business in India 

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 

Are you following these e-commerce trends to begin Year of the Pig?

The city is set for a major O2O event, and same-day e-commerce is right around the corner (maybe) 

Ofo operating license suspended in Singapore

Ofo must remove all bikes from public spaces by March 13 or else risk having its operating license fully voided 

Sam Tsai: The pivotal figure behind Taiwanese e-commerce giant PChome’s entry into Thailand’s e-commerce market

Southeast Asia will be the world’s 5th largest economy by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum. 

Today's top tech news, Jan 10: Grab to introduce 200 electric vehicles in Singapore

Grab will release an initial batch of 20 vehicles on January 11 with the rest being introduced over the next few weeks