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Michael Tegos / Tech in Asia:
Uber partners with Vietnam-based payments startup Momo to enable cashless transactions on its app; coming to Android by January 2018, iOS soon after   —  Uber has partnered with Vietnam-based payments startup Momo to enable cashless transactions on the Uber app.
Nov 28, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Hong Kong-based travel startup Klook raises $60M Series C led by Goldman Sachs and existing investors Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners   —  US$179 billion.  That's how much the online travel booking industry was worth last year.  That's set to expand to US$288 billion by 2021.
Oct 25, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Sumit Chakraberty / Tech in Asia:
Southeast Asian gaming and ecommerce firm Sea Limited, formerly Garena, closes up 8.4% on its first day trading on the NYSE, after raising $884M in IPO   —  Shares of Singapore's online gaming, ecommerce, and digital payments company Sea had a rollercoaster ride on the first day of its US$884 million IPO …
Oct 20, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Sumit Chakraberty / Tech in Asia:
Indian budget hotel aggregator OYO raises $250M Series D led by SoftBank Vision Fund, with Sequoia, Lightspeed, Greenoaks, and Hero Enterprise participating   —  Japanese giant SoftBank is keeping its faith in India's budget accommodation provider Oyo, despite its mounting losses and growing competition.
Sep 8, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
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

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