Last Week in Tech: Uber’s version of “hell”, and Flipkart’s US$1.4 billion funding

April 17, 2017 0

The dude with a view of both “Heaven” and “Hell”. Photo credit: Adweek. Jack Ma’s VC firm invests in his own company and Flipkart’s latest

As Southeast Asia’s tech funding sinks, the search is on for a new identity

April 17, 2017 0

Image credit: zurijeta / 123RF Stock Photo. The first quarter of this year wasn’t rosy for Southeast Asian startups. The number of seed to series

No humans here: bots get their own hangout to chat and work together

April 17, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pixabay. Think of it as a Slack for bots. A hangout where an ecommerce shopping bot could chat with hundreds of merchant bots

Brief: Japanese billionaire Taizo Son moves to Singapore, plans $100m for SEA startups

April 17, 2017 0

Taizo Son onstage at Tech in Asia’s Startup Asia conference 2014. Taizo Son, the younger brother of SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, has relocated from Tokyo to Singapore

Brief: Go-Jek reportedly about to raise $1b to fight off Uber and Grab in Indonesia

April 17, 2017 0

Photo credit: Go-Jek. Indonesian ride-hailing dynamo Go-Jek is reportedly talking to investors to raise US$1 billion at a pre-money valuation of US$2 billion. The fundraise

Why Is It OK to Abuse Customers?

April 17, 2017 0

I don’t know about you but I can’t seem to get out of my head the image of that poor Asian doctor who, seemingly unconscious,

Intel Plus AI: Unleashing The Experiences Of Tomorrow

April 17, 2017 0

<![CDATA[]]> This talk would be about the impacts of IoT, AI and analytics in tomorrow’s world. The speaker would discuss the Market opportunity for AI

Solutions Proposed By 60 Smartcities

April 17, 2017 0

<![CDATA[]]> The 60 approved Smart Cities have all submitted their proposals on solutions required to make their cities ‘smart’. This includes a set of IoT-powered

Optimally leveraging Electronics And Digitisation To Transform Manufacturing Through Industry 4.0

April 17, 2017 0

<![CDATA[]]> Moderated by Dr. Andreas Middendorf, Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration Panelists: Ninad Deshpande, Specialist – Open Technologies, B&R Industrial Automation Shekhar Sanyal, Director &

This is where Flipkart-Snapdeal deal makes most sense

April 16, 2017 0

A little over a year ago, in end-March, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal found an opportune moment to take a dig at etailing rival Snapdeal when