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Thailand’s answer to Square gets series A investment from Singtel-owned company

June 29, 2017 0

Photo credit: Digio. A Thai fintech startup described as the region’s answer to Jack Dorsey-founded Square has just completed a series A financing for an

Singapore startup raises $80m in cryptocurrency sale; another follows suit

June 29, 2017 0

TenX founder and CEO Toby Hoenisch. Photo credit: PayPal. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) might be taking off in Singapore with two recent announcements relating to

5 very practical ways to up your initial salary offer

June 29, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pixabay. A survey conducted by Glassdoor revealed that a staggering 59 percent of employees accepted their initial salary offers without negotiating. Understandably, the

Grab is adding Myanmar’s Wave Money to its mobile wallet

June 29, 2017 0

A taxi driver in Yangon. Photo credit: rolf52 / 123RF. Ride-hailing and mobile payments startup Grab is partnering with Wave Money in Myanmar. Drivers will

In AI push, Tencent launches Alexa-style assistant

June 29, 2017 0

Moving from screen to voice. Photo credit: Sole Treadmill. To the Western world, Tencent is best known for its all-encompassing social app WeChat and hefty

Scientists Are Getting Creepily Close to Being Able to Read Our Minds

June 29, 2017 0

Scientists are one step closer to becoming mind readers after new research identified some of the complex brain patterns that go into forming sentences in

Mosquito-Borne Diseases Could Be Wiped Out For Good With Gene-Editing

June 29, 2017 0

Using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique, scientists have discovered a new way to limit the spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes, which has the potential to block the

The World’s Tropical Zone Is Expanding, And We Should All Be Worried

June 29, 2017 0

The Tropics are defined as the area of Earth where the Sun is directly overhead at least once a year – the zone between the

The Reason You Get a ‘Runner’s High’ Is Not What You Think

June 29, 2017 0

There’s possibly no better feeling than the calm and happiness that follow the completion of a long, tough run. So where does this so-called ‘runner’s

The Yellowstone Supervolcano Has Just Seen 878 Earthquakes in Two Weeks

June 29, 2017 0

Yellowstone has had a turbulent June. In just two weeks, the supervolcano that lies underneath the national park was hit with 878 earthquakes. The dense