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News until May 14, 2021

Meituan lost $26 billion after CEO posted ancient poem online

Meituan has been following the footsteps of many other tech giants in China.

Alfred LeeMay 13, 2021

E-grocer Grofers scraps IPO plans, in talks to raise USD 100 million from food tech giant Zomato | KrASIA

Zomato temporarily rolled out grocery delivery service last year when India was under lockdown and the demand for groceries had picked up.

KR-ASIA.COMMay 10, 2021

Gojek raises another $300 million lead by Indonesia's largest telco company.

Gojek's new round is aimed at supercharging both companies' collaborative efforts.

Alfred LeeMay 10, 2021

Clubhouse is now available on Android, finally.

Clubhouse on Android can be downloaded from the Google PlayStore, but only in the US.

Carl AdrianMay 10, 2021

Apple has a new way to help developers increase app downloads on the App Store

Increasing visibility of apps via the App Store

Alfred LeeMay 06, 2021

Starlink getting closer to achieve global internet coverage; has over 500k pre-orders today

SpaceX's Starlink has the potential to disrupt traditional internet providers

Carl AdrianMay 05, 2021

Global Smartphone shipments shoot up by 27% in Q1 2021

Apple had the highest jump in smartphone shipments in Q1 2021

Alfred LeeMay 04, 2021

Smartphone shipments jumped 27% globally in Q1 – TechCrunch

More good news from a smartphone market currently rebounding from the far-reaching impacts of the pandemic. New numbers from Canalys put global shipments for Q1 2021 at 27% above where they were the same time last year. The industry was hit early and hit hard by COVID-19. The first quarter saw the company running into […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMMay 01, 2021

China Tech Digest: Baidu To Launch Robotaxi Service In May; JD Logistics’ HK IPO Approved

China Tech Digest: Baidu To Launch Robotaxi Service In May; JD Logistics' HK IPO Approved – China Money Network - China Money Network

CHINAMONEYNETWORK.COMMay 01, 2021

China's Baidu to launch paid driverless ride-hailing services in Beijing

Baidu will launch paid driverless robotaxi services in Beijing from May 2, the Chinese tech giant said on Thursday, making it the among the first companies in the country to offer autonomous driving robotaxi services to paying users.

REUTERS.COMMay 01, 2021

This event will help SMEs reduce costs and find clients digitally; 100 free passes available

DATA Asia will take place from 24th - 30th May, 2021. Free passes on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Carl AdrianApr 29, 2021

Disney is shutting down 18 TV channels in Southeast Asia; will focus on streaming

Disney's streaming service is only available in 2 countries in Southeast Asia

Carl AdrianApr 28, 2021

China companies raise over 11x more money in the US year-on-year

Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) into China rose by 4% despite the global pandemic

Alfred LeeApr 27, 2021

Tesla cars can drive with nobody in the driver's seat, Consumer Reports engineers find

Consumer Reports said Thursday that in testing this week it found it could

CNBC.COMApr 26, 2021

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