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13 Industries that Tech Founders Should Watch

Savvy founders don’t just focus on iterating their own products – they look to other industries and niches for inspiration and opportunity as well. Whether you’re looking for new ways to scale growth or simply trying to figure out where the competition’s headed, staying nimble is key.<p>To find out …

The Periodic Table of Alcohol

The Periodic Table of Alcohol infographic does a good job of organizing popular alcoholic drinks in the periodic table design format. Posted on …

IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion Next Year, as Billions of Things Get Connected

When you start adding up all the IT budgets of every company and government agency, you start talking about, as they say, real money.<p>Here’s the …

Entrepreneurship Isn't Supposed to Be Easy

It wasn’t Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso’s fancy degree, tailored business suit, or five years of investment banking background that grew her …

Here’s the Electric Tank-Wheelchair Hybrid You’ve Been Waiting For

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.07.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>With winter on the way, it’s time to …

On Asia’s internet, Japan and the Philippines are the most free, Vietnam and China the least

The chart above says it all. Based on a series of criteria including obstacles to internet access, limits on content, and violations of user rights, …

Myanmar mobile market will grow from nothing to 6 million smartphones by 2017

Since opening up the market to foreign investors, Myanmar has awarded telecom licenses to two foreign companies, Telenor and Ooredoo, planting the …

5 Cheap Countries to Live In While Building Your Startup

When I spent six months traveling around Asia, my monthly budget was just around $1,000. $1,000 – including hostel accommodations, public transport, …

VisitMM Is Myanmar’s Only Travel Site With Online Booking

In Myanmar, there are only a few startups that we’re aware of here at Tech In Asia. There’s Squar, which is basically one of the first ever social …

Despite China’s Smartphone Boom, People Still Use Very Little Mobile Data Each Month

China has over 300 million people on 3G, and China’s smartphone boom is still young and frisky. So how much mobile data are all those touchscreen …

Classbook Makes Tablets for Education in Vietnam

In the past decade, we’ve seen our fair share of laptops and tablets for children. The concept went mainstream with Nicholas Negroponte and his One …

Land prices in Phnom Penh increase by 15 per cent in first quarter

The more Cambodia’s economy grows and the more investors come into Cambodia has had some positive and negative effects, and one of those effects is …

Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

It's important for dentists to know what you put in your mouth when they're trying to fix your teeth. Lollipops, coffee, booze, cigarettes -- all of …

7 Simple Numbers That Can Grow Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of my main business mantras is "Know Your Numbers," and because numbers are the language of business, it is numbers that will ultimately determine your success.<p>Business is literally a numbers game, but what numbers should you …

Where Are All the Women Entrepreneurs? | Inc.com

I get this question all the time: Where are all the women entrepreneurs? I guess the people who ask figure that I should know: I’m the co-founder of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and co-founder of the Springboard Venture Forums, and I’ve helped women raise over $5 billion for their …

Watch These 3 Videos, Then Take the Weekend Off

Is working 24/7 key to becoming a successful entrepreneur?<p>Not if you listen to the folks below. Entrepreneurs like Matt Galligan and Dina Kaplan have …

Researchers Find More Evidence That Dolphins Use Names

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>For decades, scientists have been …

Scary Fun: A 27,000-Square-Foot Hammock Hung 6 Stories High

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 07.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Tomás Saraceno: In Orbit at …

Wild High-Tech Goggles Give You Superhero Senses

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 07.30.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>An example of the "ghosting" one …

Geeks on a Beach 2013: Startups, Get Ready For a Whale of a Time in Boracay

We’ve noted how the non-profit tech startup community Techtalks.ph was able to bring together promising startups at the third Startup Weekend Cebu. …

2C2P Brings Online Payment to Myanmar

In the race for Myanmar’s extremely nascent tech world, there are folks like Squar building a social network, but there are also companies like 2C2P …

The Future Of Facebook Is, Without A Doubt, Asia

If you haven’t seen it already, Facebook released its newest financials this week. Its revenues hit a whopping $1.81 billion, up 35 percent over last …

How An Indonesian Gamer Became An Entrepreneurial Millionaire

Kevin Mintaraga is the founder of Magnivate Group, an Indonesian digital agency founded in 2008 and was acquired in 2012 by WPP, the world’s largest …

7 Major Challenges Holding Back Tech Ecosystems Across Asia

Despite the strength and diversity of Asia’s tech ecosystems, there are a lot of problems and peculiarities that hold back these countries’ web …

Eye on Southeast Asia: 6 Tips for Growing and Managing a Multi-Country Startup Operation

<i>Kiren is the co-founder and CEO-Asia of Foodpanda. He is based out of Singapore and is responsible for launching and growth of eight countries in</i> …

Vietnam E-Commerce Startups Are Struggling In The Face Of Rocket Internet

As I reported last month, e-commerce revenues in Vietnam are set to hit $1.3 billion by 2015. And last year, I wrote that there are over 28 …

Youku Surges to 200 Million Daily Mobile Views This Month as Chinese Consumers Ditch Laptops

It’s <i>mobile, mobile, mobile</i> with China’s video sites these days as they chase China’s middle-income web users onto tablets and smartphones. Today …

Revealed, what happens in just ONE minute on the internet: 216,000 photos posted, 278,000 Tweets and 1.8m Facebook likes

• Infographic gives snapshot of what happens across the web in 60 seconds<br>• This includes 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube and 278,000 …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

3-Step Approach to Simplifying Your Life | Inc.com

You've heard of the wisdom of crowds but, let's be honest, one traffic-clogged commute or toxic online comment thread can start to convince you that groups of humans are not always fonts of wisdom. And then sometimes something reverses your thinking and shows that, given the right platform, people …