Author: Gabey Goh

fastacash raises US$15mil Series B to fuel global expansion
Singapore-headquartered fintech startup fastacash has raised US$15 million in Series B funding from international investors, to be used to fuel its expansion ambitions.
The data scientist market: Some thoughts and tips
A Q&A with Max Song, William Chen, Carl Shan and Henry Wang, who have just published The Data Science Handbook.
A life in data, a handbook for data scientists
The four-man team of Max Song, William Chen, Carl Shan and Henry Wang have published The Data Science Handbook, a compilation of indepth interviews with 25 data scientists who share their insights, stories, and advice. Gabey Goh has the story.
WayWearable blends IoT and skincare analytics in hardware push
Combining skincare and wearable tech, South Korea’s WayWearable is chasing a US$490bil market but is all too cognisant of the unique set of challenges a hardware startup faces, reports Gabey Goh.
MediaTek to provide 'surfboards' for the IoT wave
Having just developed a wearable solution for elderly patients, Taiwan’s MediaTek believes it has a development platform that can enable the innovation of the thousands of IoT third-party companies out there.
The five-cloud industry consolidation, and Workday’s target
As cloud-based software services continue to grow and mature, this would lead to the ‘cementation’ of providers dominating based on subject matter expertise – into five types of cloud services.
Millennials and digital transformation: The HR question
According to a study conduct by Deloitte, millennials now make up 50% of the global workforce. Their expectations are vastly different from those of previous generations, and HR departments need to change.
Go Far East, young startups: Microsoft Ventures China
If there is one thing that isn’t a problem for startups under the care of Microsoft Ventures’ accelerator programme in Beijing, it’s funding, says its director Frances Du.
Open source video company Kaltura streaming into Asia
Fuelled by another round of funding, Kaltura is aiming at Asia where it believes its flexibility – in terms of both business model and technology – will position it well to enable a video revolution, reports Gabey Goh.
The Federation will live long and prosper, says EMC
Questions about whether EMC Corp would consider selling off its stake in VMware Inc dogged Joe Tucci at the EMC World conference in Las Vegas in May, but the CEO stuck to his guns, saying that the value proposition of the Federation will be proven.
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