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Big Data

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016
The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016

Consumer

BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 20: (CHINA OUT) Jia Yueting, co-founder and head of LeTV, introduces new smartphone on April 20, 2016 in Beijing, China. Photo credit: VCG/VCG via Getty Images Israel

LeEco not only is China’s Netflix, it also makes good, cheap phones. And it’s entering the US

LeEco has high hopes for US market entry come November. Should Netflix and Apple, among others, be concerned?
Oct 24, 2016
From a promo of Tink Labs' Handy phone, a smartphone offered for free in hotels. Photo credit: Tink Labs' video

Busted with roaming charges abroad? Tink Labs raises $125 million to offer free smartphones in hotels

If you have ever been frustrated with the high cost of traveling with your smartphone abroad, then Tink Labs' phone could literally come in "handy."
Sep 28, 2016

Jet-lag-beating, sleep-training alarm clock Kello goes live on Kickstarter

Boasting the ability to get in tune with each user's individual body clock, this Hong Kong startup is going to war with the snooze button
Sep 20, 2016
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Entrepreneurship

Events

FinTech

Greentech

Hardware

Health

Industry

The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016

Looking for your next employee? Meet Hiring Screen

Founder and CEO of Hiring Screen talks about raising $800k, using big data to revitalise outdated HR practices in Hong Kong and more.
Sep 25, 2015

Tencent to pump $1.57B into international cloud computing effort

China's online social and gaming giant is looking to boost its presence in the cloud computing field as other Internet giants, Alibaba and Baidu, are also expanding.
Sep 16, 2015
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Innovation

ChinaBang 2015 took place in Hong Kong. This year will highlight Chengdu and the southwestern Chinese technology economy. Photo credit: Technode

Geektime in Chengdu: Follow us on the ground this week at Technode’s ChinaBang startup conference

Geektime's own Laura Rosbrow-Telem will visit Chengdu, one of China's growing technology and finance hubs, for the annual ChinaBang Awards
Mar 28, 2016

NEST, Infiniti launch new Hong Kong accelerator targeting smart cities

This will be a 12-week program for up to eight startups to develop solutions for problems associated with rapid urbanization and industrialization
Jun 12, 2015

Internet

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016
The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016
A collection of red, white, pink, green and orange data cables feed into a computer inside the Bynder headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Photo credit: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Mozilla slams Chinese website security authority WoSign over business practices

WoSign has been issuing sites that handle sensitive information such as credit card information with weak security certificates. Now Mozilla's determined to stop them
Sep 29, 2016

IoT

Barcelona’s Incubio and Hong Kong’s Brinc announced semifinalists for drone incubator

Three teams will compete for €50,000 in the finals this May
Jan 11, 2017
Co-founder Manav Gupta speaks to reporters at the Brinc accelerator space, located at PMQ in Hong Kong in January 2016. Photo credit: Gedalyah Reback / Geektime

Brinc’s expansion foretells Hong Kong’s rise as a consumer IoT capital

Marketing itself as the gateway to China's massive manufacturing industry, Brinc tells Geektime nothing can match Hong Kong
Aug 24, 2016

Asian investors appreciate Israeli innovators’ respect for tradition, says OurCrowd’s Jon Medved

One of Israel's most prolific startup investors says Israel and Singapore are a match made in heaven, while each relationship the Jewish state has in Asia has its own [Read More...]
May 01, 2016
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Media

The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016
BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 20: (CHINA OUT) Jia Yueting, co-founder and head of LeTV, introduces new smartphone on April 20, 2016 in Beijing, China. Photo credit: VCG/VCG via Getty Images Israel

LeEco not only is China’s Netflix, it also makes good, cheap phones. And it’s entering the US

LeEco has high hopes for US market entry come November. Should Netflix and Apple, among others, be concerned?
Oct 24, 2016
Photo credit: Aivvy Kickstarter video

Meet Aivvy, the wearable music ‘dreamer’ that can beat Spotify and Deezer

Disrupting the disruptors, Hong Kong-American Aivvy is about to launch its music-caching headphones that avoid the problem of data limits and poor connections
Jan 27, 2016

Mobile

BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 20: (CHINA OUT) Jia Yueting, co-founder and head of LeTV, introduces new smartphone on April 20, 2016 in Beijing, China. Photo credit: VCG/VCG via Getty Images Israel

LeEco not only is China’s Netflix, it also makes good, cheap phones. And it’s entering the US

LeEco has high hopes for US market entry come November. Should Netflix and Apple, among others, be concerned?
Oct 24, 2016
From a promo of Tink Labs' Handy phone, a smartphone offered for free in hotels. Photo credit: Tink Labs' video

Busted with roaming charges abroad? Tink Labs raises $125 million to offer free smartphones in hotels

If you have ever been frustrated with the high cost of traveling with your smartphone abroad, then Tink Labs' phone could literally come in "handy."
Sep 28, 2016
Photo Credit: YotaPhone

Hong Kong company buys 65% stake in Russian smartphone maker Yota Devices for $100 million

Launched in 2013, the YotaPhone marked the first entry into the global smartphone market for a Russian company
Oct 25, 2015

News

Credit: RedMart

Alibaba buys RedMart for Southeast Asian expansion

Groceries are a growth industry in the region with its expanding middle-class
Nov 03, 2016
A collection of red, white, pink, green and orange data cables feed into a computer inside the Bynder headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Photo credit: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Mozilla slams Chinese website security authority WoSign over business practices

WoSign has been issuing sites that handle sensitive information such as credit card information with weak security certificates. Now Mozilla's determined to stop them
Sep 29, 2016
From a promo of Tink Labs' Handy phone, a smartphone offered for free in hotels. Photo credit: Tink Labs' video

Busted with roaming charges abroad? Tink Labs raises $125 million to offer free smartphones in hotels

If you have ever been frustrated with the high cost of traveling with your smartphone abroad, then Tink Labs' phone could literally come in "handy."
Sep 28, 2016
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Robotics

David Hanson: We are close to building the first sentient robot

Hanson’s latest creation Sophia is a machine he believes will be the first to achieve human-like consciousness.
Aug 26, 2015

Singapore-based GreyOrange Robotics raises $30M in Series B

The robotics developer focuses on smart technology aimed at helping e-commerce, manufacturing and logistics companies achieve warehouse automation.
Aug 11, 2015

Security

The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016
A collection of red, white, pink, green and orange data cables feed into a computer inside the Bynder headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Photo credit: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Mozilla slams Chinese website security authority WoSign over business practices

WoSign has been issuing sites that handle sensitive information such as credit card information with weak security certificates. Now Mozilla's determined to stop them
Sep 29, 2016

Mobile malware grows nearly three-fold in Q2 2015

With an unprecedented rise in mobile security breaches, users are having to rethink the way they use their smartphones.
Aug 03, 2015

Social Media

The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016
Photo credit: fuzheado / Creative Commons

China censors Hong Kong riot discussions online with a light touch

Why?
Feb 09, 2016

Things are always hard before they are easy: Sensbeat’s Leo Wong talks startups Part 1

The Co-founder, in an exclusive chat with e27, talks about the startup’s journey so far, the team, their search for funding, being students, and more
Oct 24, 2014

Venture Capital

Israel’s OurCrowd scores massive $72 million Series C for its crowdfunding equity fund

The round makes OurCrowd the best funded equity crowdfunding platform in the world
Sep 21, 2016

Asian investors appreciate Israeli innovators’ respect for tradition, says OurCrowd’s Jon Medved

One of Israel's most prolific startup investors says Israel and Singapore are a match made in heaven, while each relationship the Jewish state has in Asia has its own [Read More...]
May 01, 2016

The Floor promises to connect Israeli fintech with China, Hong Kong and the rest of Asia

The new hub will open an R&D center, collaborative workspace and host events that will link Israel's best in financial technology with investors and partners from [Read More...]
Mar 01, 2016
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Wearables

eCommerce

Credit: RedMart

Alibaba buys RedMart for Southeast Asian expansion

Groceries are a growth industry in the region with its expanding middle-class
Nov 03, 2016

IT

5 things to know about back-end web development

General Assembly instructor Matt Jording explains the basics of back-end web development
Oct 31, 2014

Policy

The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016

Telecom

The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers
Nov 28, 2016