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Rakuten sells Tarad.com, moves one more step away from Southeast Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Apr 06, 2016

Tarad.com says it will be adapting its business model and specifically cited a desire to target businesses in Thailand Read More

Scale new heights with this self-taught developer and entrepreneur at Echelon Indonesia

By Chee Hui Ming | Mar 10, 2016

Developers, this one’s for you: Gain insights on Innovation Through Opportunities in IoT and Arduino from Andri Yadi at Echelon Indonesia Read More

LINE to terminate MixRadio in coming weeks

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 16, 2016

LINE cited the subsidiary's overall performance, music streaming challenges and corporate priorities as justification for the decision Read More

Tencent leads US$10M Series A funding in AI startup Diffbot

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 12, 2016

With a premiere technology, Diffbot says it can help companies replace human labour for data gathering Read More

MSN’s new partnership with Taboola may actually threaten Google’s ad reach

By geektime | Jan 18, 2016

Yes, Google should be somewhat worried about this collaboration. This is why Read More

[Update] Sleepless in Seattle: GrabTaxi opens engineering office in US

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 14, 2016

The office will work in conjunction with similar facilities in Beijing and Singapore; headed by two men with ties to the Seattle area Read More

Why Indian campuses must encourage 'startup spirit' in students

By Guest Contributor | Dec 24, 2015

The role of educational campuses to nurture and develop the entrepreneurial talent is key to setting up the foundation for future generations, says the author Read More

"Mom. Dad. I'm building a startup."

By Anisa Menur | Dec 23, 2015

Christmas is right around the corner. Let us help you prepare for the inevitable question Read More

How a universal basic income could fuel entrepreneurship

By geektime | Dec 22, 2015

Countries like Australia must invest in people if they want to stay innovative. A universal basic income is the solution – this is why Read More

Busted: 3 myths on hiring freelance IT professionals in startups

By Guest Contributor | Dec 21, 2015

IT talent-for-hire can give startups a big advantage without risking outside capital or IP, says author-turned-entrepreneur Dave Osh Read More

Can India build the next Silicon Valley?

By Guest Contributor | Dec 09, 2015

The rise of the Indian software industry coupled with the growth of the startup ecosystem raises the age-old question: Is India ready for its own Silicon Valley? Read More

This is how startups do business in China

By geektime | Dec 08, 2015

These are the four things to know before bringing an Israeli startup, or any Western venture, to China Read More

Infographic: What are the hottest online jobs now?

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 20, 2015

Online creative projects are surging, Microsoft ramps up its online jobs pool, and visual-heavy social media startups are taking centre stage Read More

Jogjakarta students learn game development with Microsoft YouthSpark

By Anisa Menur | Nov 18, 2015

Microsoft allocates US$75 million globally to empower underprivileged youth with IT skills Read More

A quick guide to investing in startups

By Alejandro Cremades | Nov 11, 2015

Investing in startups is trending, but the million-dollar issue is to generate outsized returns and make real money with minimal risk. Entrepreneur Alejandro Cremades shows us how Read More

Singapore's Expara, Microsoft team up for Vietnam accelerator

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 05, 2015

Expara is giving startups an opportunity for a US$10,000 mid-point investment and up to US$500,000 after Demo Day Read More

Video: Dropped phone in the toilet? Check out these potential replacements

By Kevin McSpadden | Oct 13, 2015

Sick of the iPhone and Samsung S series? Here are some options to replace that old or damaged phone Read More

Are we really about to enter the post-app era?

By geektime | Oct 06, 2015

The author answers the question of whether the single-function apps that we know today will gradually disappear into the background Read More

Microsoft reveals Chinese state and private sector partnerships

By TechNode | Sep 29, 2015

The software giant is ramping up efforts to accelerate its growth in the Chinese domestic market Read More

Microsoft expects Office 365 to improve productivity for digital nomads

By DailySocial | Sep 28, 2015

The new Microsoft Office 2016 is designed to take advantage of the growing remote working paradigm Read More

China's Xi Jinping courts US tech; but Google will stay home

By TechNode | Sep 22, 2015

The President is on a week-long state visit to the US starting today. His agenda: to seek out allies with US tech companies Read More

Online privacy starts drawing people’s attention

By DailySocial | Jul 28, 2015

According to a Microsoft report, the issue of privacy is a time bomb for the growth of technology, both in developed and developing countries like Indonesia Read More

Windows 10 launches July 29; will be free for Windows 7 and 8.1 users

By Rahil Bhagat | Jun 02, 2015

Microsoft's latest operating system will launch on July 29 in 190 countries; users with older OSes will pay US$119 for Home and US$199 for Pro Read More

HKSTP & Microsoft HK inject US$1M to support the IoT industry

By EntrepreneurHK | May 20, 2015

The partnership pledges more than US$1M to develop the IoT industry via the IoT Innovation Platform, the first of its kind in Asia Read More

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