From AI to blockchain, Indian law firms add new practice areas to stay ahead of peers

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.Indian law firms are developing newer practice areas – from forensic to AI and from blockchain to defence advisory – to keep pace with the evolving nature of businesses.

Law firms vs digital disruption: the emergence of legaltech in SEA

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With technology disrupting all walks of life, the legal industry, too, is seeing a growing demand for legaltech and regtech to increase efficiency and lower operational costs.


China resumes video game approvals after months-long freeze

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The 80 titles approved on Saturday did not include games from industry leader Tencent.


US-tech giant Intel’s VC arm backs China’s Sky Limit Entertainment

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The round follows previous investments from AVICTC, Lenovo Capital, Shenzhen Weiyue Creative Investment Group and Mango Cultural and Creative Industry Private Equity Fund.


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.