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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
Paul Bischoff / Tech in Asia:
Alibaba is testing drone delivery in China with a 3-day pilot program   —  Alibaba is now in the testing phases of delivering packages by drone, according to a post on Taobao's website (h/t 36kr).  Bringing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' dream into reality, Alibaba's major online marketplace Taobao …
Feb 4, 2015, 12:20 AMIn context
Terence Lee / Tech in Asia:
Singtel to start Netflix competitor in Asia with Sony Pictures, Warner Bros   —  Singapore's leading telco Singtel has announced today that it will launch an online streaming video service in Asia.  It's a joint-venture with Sony Pictures and Warner Bros, and will bring Hollywood movies …
Jan 30, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
J.T. Quigley / Tech in Asia:
Google's Nexus Player heading to Japan, its first market outside of North America   —  Google today announced that its Android-powered TV streaming box, the Nexus Player, will begin selling in Japan late next month.  Japan will be the first country outside of the US and Canada to receive the device.
Jan 29, 2015, 8:05 PMIn context
Yuvraj Gurung / Tech in Asia:
Rdio enters India with a giant catalog of 32 million songs in 43 languages   —  Rdio, a leading global music streaming service announced its launch in India today, offering a programmed, free internet radio experience which can be upgraded to a full on-demand subscription service for US$1.99 (INR 120) a month.
Jan 15, 2015, 3:25 AMIn context

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