BlackBerry’s (once) popular messaging service, BBM, is upping sticks from its existing on-premises data centers in Canada to a new home in the cloud in Asia.
Grab, the ride-hailing startup in Singapore, could get a more than $1 billion investment from Alibaba’s co-founder Jack Ma and SoftBank Group’s Masayoshi Son.
The overall value of private equity (PE) deals last year rose 42 per cent from the year before, to reach US$7.8 billion (S$10.74 billion) in South-east Asia, driven largely by the technology sector, StraitsTimes cited a report from EY said on Thursday.
Google has launched its first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Singapore’s internet space – marking the Alphabet-owned tech giant’s first centre in Southeast Asia as well as its third region in Asia.
Advertising spending in Thailand will drop 10-15% this year as companies shift their ad budgets to cheaper and more specific online media, according to Media Intelligence Co (MI).
Singapore-based technology company Shopmatic has raised $5.7 million in Series AA funding led by ACP Pte Ltd, a technology-focused venture capital firm, and SPRING SEEDS Capital, the investment subsidiary of SPRING Singapore, an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Monday said it is launching new sales channels in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan as China’s deep-pocketed e-commerce firms vie for new users in the region. Reuters reported.
After a successful launch in Japan last year, popular messaging app Line will jump on Thailand’s mobile service bandwagon, according to Bangkokpost.
International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose to 2.6 million in May, according to the Tourism and Sports Ministry data on Monday.
Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, is planning to open a new data centers in Indonesia in the ongoing fiscal year, that ends on March 31, 2018. The firm announced this at its Computing Conference in Shanghai this Saturday.