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Will You Talk To Your Smart Fridge, Or Text It?

As the world’s big tech firms and appliance makers vie for space in our smart homes, one small and present detail remains unsolved – will we command our appliances by voice or text, or not at all? ‘Dim lights’; ‘fill ice-tray’; ‘fast-cool my drink’. These are the things we will ... Read More »

Telcoin gets funding from Mixi’s co-founder Batara Eto for new digital currency

Telcoin, a new cryptocurrency startup based in Singapore that promotes financial inclusion through telecom has secured an undisclosed investment from East Ventures Managing Partner and Mixi’s co-founder Batara Eto. Batara Eto is the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Japan’s first social networking platform Mixi, a predecessor of Facebook which ... Read More »

AI firm Appier secures US$33 million in Series C to set up R&D unit in Singapore

Taiwanese artificial intelligence (AI) startup Appier has raised a US$33 million Series C investment in its latest fundraising, which includes an investment from Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDBI). Other participating investors also include Japan’s SoftBank Group, South Korea’s LINE Corporation, and Hong Kong-based AMTD Group. This funding round brings the ... Read More »

Malabar exercise to bring together Indian, US, Japanese warships

NEW DELHI: Power play on the high seas, with China firmly in the crosshairs, kicks off next week. India, the US and Japan have all deployed their largest warships for the top-notch Malabar exercise to be held in the Bay of Bengal from July 10. The tri-lateral exercise, with around 15 warships, ... Read More »

IndiGo introduces daily non-stop flight between Singapore and Bengaluru

InterGlobe Aviation (IndiGo) has launches a daily non-stop flight between Singapore and Bengaluru, effective from June 30. With this, flyers can book tickets at an affordable round trip fare of Rs 14,242. With the launch of the daily direct flight, the low-cost domestic carrier offers an affordable and convenient option ... Read More »