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Eva Xiao / Tech in Asia:
Report: WeChat's “mini-programs” are off to a shaky start just one month after launch, with disappointing user traction and unfavorable developer sentiment   —  Well, that was fast.  Just two months after launching, WeChat's mini programs - embedded apps that don't need to be installed …
Mar 3, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Messaging app Line unveils AI assistant Clova and Echo-like smart speaker Wave, and says it has acquired a controlling stake in holographic AI firm Vinclu   —  Messaging app Line is set to make a big push into AI, later this year rolling out a Siri-esque voice assistant and an Amazon Alexa-style smart speaker …
Mar 2, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Line to launch Line Mobile MVNO in Japan this summer with free access to Line, Facebook, and Twitter   —  Line to launch mobile internet service, will include free access to Facebook  —  Messaging app giant Line revealed today that it's set to launch a mobile internet service using its own SIM cards.
Mar 24, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Erik Crouch / Tech in Asia:
Xiaomi launches Mi5 with 5.15" Full HD display, Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM, and 16MP camera for $413, only available in China for now   —  Xiaomi's Mi5 flagship looks like one of the best phones on the market  —  Xiaomi Mi5.  Image by Xiaomi.  —  Xiaomi today announced the launch of the Mi5, the company's latest flagship smartphone.
Feb 24, 2016, 3:55 AMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Inspired by China, Thailand setting up its own Great Firewall   —  Thailand's unelected junta has moved a major step closer to setting up a China-style Great Firewall that could block and censor websites or apps.  A proposal to set up sophisticated and streamlined web censorship …
Sep 23, 2015, 4:05 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Baidu unveils AI-powered digital assistant Duer for its mobile search app   —  Baidu revamps its ‘Siri’ so that it helps you order stuff online  —  Baidu's revamped voice assistant, Du Secretary, pictured in action today.  —  At Baidu's annual corporate conference in Beijing today …
Sep 8, 2015, 11:15 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Alibaba launches Netflix-like subscription video streaming service TBO, priced at about $57 per year   —  Alibaba launches subscription video streaming, priced at $57 per year  —  Alibaba today rolled out its much-anticipated Netflix-style subscription video service.
Sep 2, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context
C. Custer / Tech in Asia:
How China's stock market drop affects tech companies   —  Unless you've been living under a rock recently, you're probably aware that all is not well in China's stock markets.  After hitting an all-time high in mid June, China's markets have dropped by nearly a quarter, shedding in excess of US$3 trillion …
Jul 8, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
C. Custer / Tech in Asia:
Xiaomi CEO says company has invested in 20+ startups and plans to invest in a hundred more   —  Lei Jun: Xiaomi will invest in 100 more startups  —  This has been a big week for the Xiaomi ecosystem, as one of the companies in the Xiaomi fold just acquired Segway.
Apr 17, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context
J.T. Quigley / Tech in Asia:
Dropbox surpasses 10M Japanese users, inks biz cloud deal with SoftBank   —  Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston (left) with Japan Country Manager Hiroaki Kawamura.  —  Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston was in Tokyo this morning to announce the firm's partnership with SoftBank Commerce and Service (SoftBank C&S).
Apr 7, 2015, 7:35 PMIn context

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