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Maishuaiyi Bridge and the famous Taipei 101 seen from under the Maishuaier Bridge in Taipei, Taiwan. Image Credit: Shutterstock

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Taiwanese startup iStaging using VR to show off your future house raises $5 million

iStaging will leverage the latest funding round to fuel expansion into Western markets, building on operations in France and the US
Sep 07, 2016

Snapdeal raises blockbuster $500M funding to fight other e-commerce bigwigs

Snapdeal's latest funding round could see the Indian e-commerce giant gain significant market share in what has become a highly competitive industry.
Aug 18, 2015

Entrepreneurship

Events

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

GMIC brings Asia’s big investors to Tel Aviv in March

The Chinese conference series will be a massive opportunity for Israeli startups in its pitch competition to present to potential Asian investors
Dec 17, 2015

FinTech

Health

A death in the family inspired an iPhone case that monitors your blood pressure

Stanley Wang’s mother passed away four years ago. The impact of the loss made Stanley wonder what he could have done to help prevent it. “I thought to myself, what [Read More...]
Aug 12, 2016

Lit in green: Glaucoma-treating IOPtima lands $7.2 million

The pioneering Israeli eye surgery tech company has already started selling worldwide and hopes to nab FDA approval in 2016
Nov 25, 2015

This smart gadget is helping farmers analyze pig sperm. Yours could be next

Taiwan-based Aidmics wants to use its technology on people eventually. Until then...
Jul 17, 2015

Industry

Internet

IoT

IoT startup Ayla scores $39 million investment to expand in Japan, China and Taiwan

Ayla's big round shows there are no doubts about the direction of smart homes among investors
Jun 27, 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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The moment when he accidentally reinvented the personal cloud

In the way that sometimes happens, trying to fix one simple problem – I want to take more photos on my phone – spiraled into something much bigger
Nov 28, 2015

News

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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

Media

Israeli AR startup Lumus gets $45 million investment from HTC and Quanta

The money is HTC's first significant investment in an Israeli startup as they hunt for more tech to augment their HTC Vive
Dec 19, 2016

Policy

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: President-elect Donald Trump pauses with Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of SoftBank, at Trump Tower on December 6, 2016 in New York City. Trump announced that SoftBank has agreed to invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 new jobs. Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Israel

Under Trump, SoftBank will invest half of its $100 billion Vision Fund in the US

President-elect Donald Trump announced the deal after meeting with SoftBank's CEO, and Foxconn is also mulling new US investments
Dec 07, 2016

Security

Hackers are looking for weaknesses in your cyber security. Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Everything you need to know about WannaCry ransomware

Still don't really know what it is? Here you go
May 27, 2017

Transportation

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Taiwan moves to boot out Uber and UberEATS

Is this the end for the ride-sharing service in Taiwan?
Nov 17, 2016