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    Brief: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

Brief: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Photo credit: TechCrunch. The news: Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned from his post, The New York Times reports. Kalanick reportedly handed in his resignation

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    Brief: Chinese bike-sharing company shuts down after 90% of cycles go missing

Brief: Chinese bike-sharing company shuts down after 90% of cycles go missing

Photo credit: Silent Hill / Imagine China. The news: Chinese bike-sharing startup Wukong Bike has shut down just five months after launching, with US$147,000 in losses. The Chongqing-based company claims

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    Brief: Amazon said to be eyeing Slack for takeover

Brief: Amazon said to be eyeing Slack for takeover

Photo credit: L’orem. The news: Office chat app Slack has reportedly received inquiries about a potential takeover from several companies, particularly Amazon. A deal could give Slack a valuation of

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With UK launch, China’s Mobike makes first foray outside Asia

  With UK launch, China’s Mobike makes first foray outside Asia

Photo credit: Mobike. Mobike is set to launch in Manchester, UK, marking its first expansion outside of Asia, the startup

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Brief: Apple unveils augmented reality APIs to compete with other top tech players

  Brief: Apple unveils augmented reality APIs to compete with other top tech players

Photo credit: Paul Hudson. The news: Apple revealed ARKit, its new API platform for augmented reality development, at its annual

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Brief: Apple brings Siri into living room with HomePod speaker

  Brief: Apple brings Siri into living room with HomePod speaker

The Apple HomePod on display at Apple’s annual worldwide developer conference (WWDC) in California on June 5, 2017. Photo credit:

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Thai ride-hailer aims to be the hyperlocal alternative to Grab and Uber

  Thai ride-hailer aims to be the hyperlocal alternative to Grab and Uber

Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok. Photo credit: Clay Gilliland. Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing space looks more saturated by the day. With the likes

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Mobile training app raises $1.7m to gamify workplace education

  Mobile training app raises $1.7m to gamify workplace education

The Gnowbe team at Communicasia 2017. Photo credit: Gnowbe. Workplace training app Gnowbe announced today it has raised US$1.7 million

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High-profile Australian mobile ads startup raises $23m for jump to Asia

  High-profile Australian mobile ads startup raises $23m for jump to Asia

Photo credit: Ervins Strauhmanis. Melbourne-based mobile ads startup Unlockd has just closed a series B funding round worth US$23 million.

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