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Taiwan to Ask for Removal of Uber Apps from Apple and Google App Stores
Uber

Taiwan to Ask for Removal of Uber Apps from Apple and Google App Stores

It entered the Taiwan market in 2013, and its growing popularity has triggered anger from domestic taxi drivers, who staged a massive protest against Uber earlier this year.
Grab Raises $750 Million to Take on Uber in Southeast Asia
Ridesharing Apps

Grab Raises $750 Million to Take on Uber in Southeast Asia

Since its launch in 2012, the company has expanded into motorbike hailing, carpooling and delivery.
5 Reasons Early-Stage Startups Should Relocate to Asia
Asia

5 Reasons Early-Stage Startups Should Relocate to Asia

Why be 'ramen-profitable' in San Francisco when you can be 'pad thai-profitable' in Chiang Mai?
Michael Park
What I Learned From Getting Ripped Off by a Bangkok Tailor
Travel

What I Learned From Getting Ripped Off by a Bangkok Tailor

And four other business lessons I was reminded of after spending two weeks in southeast Asia.
Stephen J. Bronner
Why Your Startup Can't Ignore Asia
Business in Asia

Why Your Startup Can't Ignore Asia

There are 4.4 billion people there, and more and more of them have fast Internet and smartphones.
Josh Steimle
What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma
Interviews

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.
Guinness Minus the Alcohol? It's Now for Sale in Indonesia.
Alcohol

Guinness Minus the Alcohol? It's Now for Sale in Indonesia.

While Indonesians sip on Guinness Zero, the company has no plans to bring the beverage to Ireland.
Kate Taylor
3 Tips to Set Up Operations in Asia
Asia

3 Tips to Set Up Operations in Asia

The head of a 50-year-old firm that was established in Japan shares his insights on the immediate future and why businesses should look to the region.
Jim Thompson
4 Reasons to Pivot Your Business Toward Asia
Asia

4 Reasons to Pivot Your Business Toward Asia

Asia is an untapped market with huge potential, creating opportunities to grow businesses in a multitude of industries.
Zach Cutler
U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates
Supply Chain Management

U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates

West Coast ports are near gridlock and cargo delays are being felt throughout the U.S.
5 Tips for Choosing a PR Firm In Asia
Asia

5 Tips for Choosing a PR Firm In Asia

The vast and increasing prosperous market is alluring but navigating the many diverse cultures requires good help.
Zach Cutler
Top 4 Crowdfunding Developments and Predictions for Asia in 2015
Asia

Top 4 Crowdfunding Developments and Predictions for Asia in 2015

The new year has arrived and for those looking to get into Asia's crowdfunding market, here are our predictions.
David Drake
Business Execs Who Stay in Asian Luxury Hotels Fall Prey to Cyber Espionage
Cybersecurity

Business Execs Who Stay in Asian Luxury Hotels Fall Prey to Cyber Espionage

Security researchers have uncovered a sophisticated campaign that targets executives once they sign on to computers using in-room wireless connections.
Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App
Messaging

Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App

Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
Geoff Weiss
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