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    Ahead of Tokyo Olympics travel boom, startup wants to give tourists ‘free’ SIM cards

Ahead of Tokyo Olympics travel boom, startup wants to give tourists ‘free’ SIM cards

Photo credit: Dmitri Popov / Unsplash. There’s plenty to look forward to in 2020: President Trump could be out of a job, and Japan will likely wow the world all

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    Grab rolls out credit transfer between GrabPay users in major push beyond ride-hailing

Grab rolls out credit transfer between GrabPay users in major push beyond ride-hailing

Grab cars in Singapore. Photo credit: BYD. Grab has further expanded the use of its payments service beyond transportation with the launch of a peer-to-peer (P2P) fund transfer feature in

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    What you need to know about Hong Kong’s first unicorn

What you need to know about Hong Kong’s first unicorn

Photo credit: Gogovan. Hong Kong now has its first startup unicorn. Gogovan, an Uber for deliveries that started up in 2013, has just hit billion-dollar status after this morning announcing

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Xiaomi launches in Thailand after Chinese rivals make a big impression

  Xiaomi launches in Thailand after Chinese rivals make a big impression

Huawei vs Xiaomi. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Phone maker Xiaomi is today launching in Thailand, resuming the Chinese company’s

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Following Facebook, Line launches anonymous group chat rooms

  Following Facebook, Line launches anonymous group chat rooms

Line CTO Euivin Park. Photo credit: Line. Nine months after Facebook Messenger rolled out Rooms, its group chat feature where

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A $10b company has overtaken Amazon at the top of Singapore’s app store rankings

  A $10b company has overtaken Amazon at the top of Singapore’s app store rankings

Photo credit: varijanta / 123RF Stock Photo. Amazon’s Prime Now was Singapore’s highest-ranked shopping app on both Apple’s App Store

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China’s ‘sharing economy’ goes posh with BMWs

  China’s ‘sharing economy’ goes posh with BMWs

After seeing the huge popularity of China’s shared bicycle startups, a brand-new company in China is rolling out BMWs that

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In India, Xiaomi is getting close to toppling Samsung

  In India, Xiaomi is getting close to toppling Samsung

Photo credit: Ian D. Keating. Samsung, India’s long-standing king of smartphones, is facing its biggest ever threat in the nation

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WeChat is close to a billion users

  WeChat is close to a billion users

WeChat, China’s favorite messaging app, now has 963 million people actively using it, the company revealed today. That figure for

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