Mobile-First

Golden Gate Ventures secures US$60mil for Fund II
Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures has secured US$60 million for its second early stage venture fund; with founding partner Vinnie Lauria arguing that Vietnam is the most under-rated economy in SEA.
Malaysian consumers not happy with their telcos and banks: Frost study
Telcos, banks and insurance providers need to design their customer experience approach by looking at different stages of customer purchase and touch points, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Developers, Microsoft wants you: CEO Satya Nadella
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is on a mission: He wants local developers to create more apps on his company’s platform, especially solutions that tackle local issues.
SEA Internet economy set to boom: Google-Temasek report
South-East Asia, already the world’s fourth largest Internet market, is expected to grow even further according to a joint report from US technology giant Google Inc and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings.
Google introduces new, mobile-focused AdWords format
Google has introduced a new AdWords format that it said would help businesses charge forward in the mobile-first era.
Go mobile and reap big bucks during Ramadhan: Google Indonesia
According to Google Indonesia, Ramadhan is the best month for business – but only if companies pay attention to trends and what consumers want.
SEA not ready for a cyber-attack … nope, not really
South-East Asia is home to a hodgepodge of developed and emerging markets with growing Internet penetration, but with no real capability in cybersecurity, warns one expert.
Six Indonesian startups in Batch 2 of Google’s Launchpad
Google announced that six Indonesian startups will be in the second batch of its Launchpad Accelerator programme that will kick off at its Mountain View, California headquarters on June 13.
In SEA, e-commerce is largely going to be mobile: Criteo
Smartphones are set to rule the e-commerce landscape in South-East Asia, so what can you do to ride the wave?
Malaysians getting with the mobility programme, SMEs way behind
Most Malaysian SMEs are paying little attention to their mobile presence and ‘discoverability,’ despite Malaysia’s high mobile Internet penetration rate of 65% -- the third highest in SEA, according to Google.
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