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MessageBird acquires 24sessions to bring video to its ‘omnichannel’ platform – TechCrunch

MessageBird, the omnichannel cloud communications platform recently valued at $3 billion, is continuing to ramp up its M&A activity. Following last year’s acquisition of Pusher, a company that provides real-time web technologies, it is announcing that it has acquired “video-first” customer engagement platform 24sessions, and customer data platform Hull. Terms of the two new deals […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMApr 01, 2021

Philippines startup Expedock raised $4 million; uses A.I. to extract data from documents automatically

Expedock wants to simplify supply-chain document processing by using A.I.

Alfred LeeFeb 05, 2021

Baidu picks CLSA, Goldman for secondary listing in Hong Kong

Baidu joins a wave of US-listed Chinese firms in seeking a trading foothold in Hong Kong amid simmering tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. Companies from JD.com to NetEase raised about US$17 billion through share sales in Hong Kong last year, according to Bloomberg’s data.

SCMP.COMJan 08, 2021

Appboxo gets $1.1 million seed to build a mini-app ecosystem for all developers – TechCrunch

Pioneered by WeChat almost four years ago, mini-apps are now common in China and India, and gaining traction in other markets, too. Mini-apps, or lightweight apps designed for integration into host apps, allow smartphone users to access several services through one app, saving them data and storage space. They also give host apps more ways […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMDec 14, 2020

Zoom opens new data center in Singapore, creating more jobs in the market.

Zoom is offering new services for enterprise customers.

Alfred LeeAug 19, 2020

Tech giants are acquiring more AI startups, data shows.

Most have resulted in a new product or an existing product's enhancement.

Alfred LeeJul 27, 2020

Flipidea releases data on 500 startups that have shut down.

Reasons, location, funding amounts, and more.

Alfred LeeMay 29, 2020

100k+ credit cards shared online due to data breach in SouthEast Asia.

Card numbers including the CVV and PIN have been published online.

Alfred LeeMar 07, 2020

Malaysia’s Forward School secures US$500K in pre-seed funding from angel investors

The edutech startup currently offers bootcamps for Android and iOS app development, React Native development, data science, and user experience design.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 11, 2020

Google and Facebook plan to set up data centers in Indonesia

Communications and Information Minister Johnny G. Plate said Google and Facebook are considering setting up data centers in Indonesia.

Ismawati AsmatDec 09, 2019

Indonesia’s OJK: Banks' loan growth in October at the slowest pace since 2016

Data from the Financial Services Authority (OJK) showed the disbursement of bank loans grew only 6.53 percent year-on-year in October, the slowest pace since 2016.

Ismawati AsmatDec 03, 2019

Singapore’s AI-powered firm raised $9 million from its Series A round

It will use the fund to develop and improve its data technology on human insights.

Syamil FaisalNov 22, 2019

Singapore’s F&B startup Mobikon raises $11.28 million with Flipkart co-founder leading the round.

The company is moving towards becoming a data exchange platform.

Syamil FaisalOct 29, 2019

Today In News: Amazon is learning from Jack Ma, Tesla is in Shanghai’s Free-Trade Zone

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation, Snapchat starts showing unskippable ads.

BEAM TeamMay 15, 2018

RoundUp by OpenMinds Resources Aims To Help Startups Understand Their Customers Better

By consolidating data across multiple platforms into one single, simplified dashboard.

Kenneth HoMay 04, 2018

Firms start to pull Facebook ads following data scandal

The alleged use of Facebook data for political targeting was "deeply concerning."

BEAMSTARTMar 23, 2018

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