Alibaba-backed SingPost to deploy LogiNext tech to boost last-mile delivery

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LogiNext, which raised its Series A round of $10 million from Alibaba-backed Indian payments major Paytm, is looking to raise its next round of funding which is said to be in the region of $10 million.

Google CEO Pichai says ‘no plans’ to relaunch Chinese search engine

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Google’s main search platform has been blocked in China since 2010, but the Alphabet Inc unit has been attempting to make new inroads into the country.


Google exploring steps to open representative office in Vietnam

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The news comes as a controversial cybersecurity law is set to take effect next month, requiring global technology firms to open local offices and store data in the country.


Khazanah-backed AR startup Blippar to face insolvency: Report

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According to UK media reports, Khazanah has blocked an emergency fundraising by the unicorn startup, causing Blippar to inform its shareholders that it has been left with no option but to give notice to start insolvency proceedings.


Android creator Andy Rubin’s firm acquires Indian-origin startup CloudMagic

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CloudMagic was incubated inside Webyog, which built tools for database management, and was spun off as a separate company in 2013.


SG’s MAS launches $22m cybersecurity fund targeting financial sector

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The MAS will co-fund up to 50 per cent of qualifying expenses capped at $2.2 million under this scheme.


PH Digest: Concepcion Tech buys Teko; PLDT invests $41m in Multisys

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Teko utilises a proprietary platform for real-time access to service and repairs for home appliances,


Spotify set for India expansion, secures rights for booming local music market

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The world’s largest music streaming service has secured deals with many of the major rights holders in India over the past few months, clearing one of its final hurdles to entering the country of 1.3 billion people.


Fidelity-owned Colt Data Centre Services to open data centre in Mumbai

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The UK-based firm had announced in January its plans to expand into the Asia Pacific region with new data centres in Singapore and India.


Israeli tech startup AdaSky raises $20m from South Korea’s Sungwoo Hitech

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AdaSky, which provides far-infrared (FIR) camera technology to help self-driving cars “see” better, said the financing was part of a larger round.