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A REALITY CHECK FOR AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY IN ASIA

Imagine entering into a house that is to be built in the next 5 years. Or looking to your left and seeing the Eiffel Tower, which you will visit on your trip to Paris next month. Such scenarios are among the visions promised by Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) – and it’s easy to see […]

FROM MADE IN CHINA TO SELLING IN CHINA: THE INNOVATIONS THAT TRANSFORMED CHINA INTO THE PLATFORM FOR ECOMMERCE

It’s all in the past. The days when China was associated with sweatshops and cheaply manufactured labels. Although journalists are still reporting cases of child labor and unsatisfactory workplaces in China, the three words – Made in China no longer represents the country The negative connotations which represent the exploitation of its high population demographics […]

Bubble Or Not, Cryptocurrency Is Panning Out In Southeast Asia

2017 has ended, but it will always be remembered as the year of the bitcoin. It can be hard to forget with the rates of cryptocurrency surging more than 400% since January or the amusing name change of the ice tea company inspired by blockchain. Still, there remain many rhetorics about bitcoin and its backbone […]

THE SHARING ECONOMY IN ASIA: PASSING FASHION OR RELEVANT TREND?

Most people don’t notice it. But it is intriguing how Uber, the world’s largest taxi company does not own any modes of transportation; or how the popular media owner Facebook does not create any content. And these are just two examples of businesses in the sharing economy. A time where crowdsourced assets become the core […]

Why Asian Ecommerce Startups Are Rising Faster Than The Rest Of The World

The shopping bonanza has finally ended. The month-long sale period that starts from the 24th of November on Black Friday and succeeded by Cyber Monday, as well as the never-ending End-Year Sale. For the Asia Pacific region, however, it has already started on 11.11 on China’s annual shopping gala known as the Singles Days. It […]
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