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Customer paying with NFC technology with wearable watch

High interest in wearable devices in China

Mintel research finds that 43 per cent of urban consumers are interested in buying wearable devices in China.


Audiowav Media eyes Asia expansion

As it prepares to list on the Philippine Stock Exchange, Audiowav Media plans to expand to other Asian markets.


Two Moto Concept Stores open in Manila

Lenovo has opened two Moto Concept Stores for its mobile phone brand in Metro Manila.

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Naver AI platform recommends travel options

New Naver AI platform automatically recommends travel destinations overseas.


Chinese government clamping down on app stores

China’s government has issued an order for all app stores on the mainland to be registered.


ActiMirror wins startup pitchfest

Hong Kong retail technology startup ActiMirror has won a 10-way pitchfest, the culmination of Retail’s Cutting Edge seminar.


Apple’s iPhone turns 10

Critics ponder whether tech company is still capable of innovation.


S4M launches targeted messages at airports

Mobile advertising company S4M has launched a service to target more than 30 million air travellers a week.


Nestle Japan strikes a musical note

Nestle Japan has extended its offering from coffee to music as part of a promotional event for its Nescafe Gold Blend Barista instant coffee.


Connected devices will boom as cost declines

The number of connected devices is expected to reach more than 46 billion in five years as the cost of enabling technology plummets.

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Apple Korea carves out 15pc market share

Apple Korea aims to sell 2.9 million iPhones in Korea this year, giving it about 15 per cent market share.


Com7 takes over 44 BKK outlets

IT chain store Com7, under the Banana brand, has bought 44 BKK outlets from Bangkok Telecom 999.


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