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THAILAND’S ICT MARKET LOOKS SET FOR SOLID GROWTH IN 2015

Thailand’s information and communication technology (ICT) market is expected to grow by 10-15% this year. Low end smartphones and cloud computing will drive a lot of the growth. With the growing Bring-Your-Own-Device (BOYD) trend and a focus on improving internal workflow and collaboration, we’re likely to see many organisations focus on continuity and invest in data...

THAILAND INTERNET USE – HIGHEST GROWTH GLOBALLY

The digital landscape in Thailand continues to move fast, and the best part is consumers are embracing it. This year Thailand had the highest internet user growth globally. You can read the report here. The main reasons for the growth are Improved 3G infrastructure and accessibility, and cheaper smartphones from...

THAILAND’S THE MALL GROUP IS EMBRACING TECHNOLOGY TO WIN OVER CUSTOMERS

As we head into a very busy time of the year, for many retailers we take a look at how technology is changing bricks and motar retail. eCommerce has changed retail forever, some argue it’s dead. We disagree. eCommerce hasn’t killed retail, it’s improved it. The role of digital...

LINE TO LAUNCH MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE

With 500 million registered users and  170 million monthly active users, the popular chat messaging app Line has done pretty well since its launch in June 2011, but Its growth has been concentrated in Asia. Will its newly announced  music streaming service help it it gain market...

GOOGLE HELPS OFFLINE DEVELOPERS WITH NEW KIT

Google offers a ton of online developer content and resources, but this is largely inaccessible to regions of the world with limited Internet access. Many developers in these regions can’t gain easy access to the content they need, have trouble streaming tutorials, or just can’t download a software...

TAKING A LEADING ROLE IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

Thailand relies heavily on fossil fuels and imported energy, -          More than 90% of energy comes from fossil-based sources -          60% the total commercial energy consumption is imported. -          The energy imports costs approximately 900 Billion Baht each year. Like so many other nations, Thailand’s dependence on fossil fuels...

THE $700 BILLION MOBILE INTERNET

According to a new report by research firm Digi-Capital, mobile internet revenue will hit $700 billion by 2017. Just last year alone, stock market returns were up by 78% and as of now, there are 32 “billion dollar” mobile internet companies. Some are of these...

GOOGLE’S NEW “JACK AND JILL” ANDROID COMPILERS

The Android OS that powers most of the world’s smartphones has gone through quite a few changes since its launch in 2008 creating a completely new interactive ecosystem for multimedia and apps. With the release of the new Android Lollipop, Google will also replace the existing app development...

THE WORLDS FIRST COMPUTER SEES NEW LIFE

Ross Perot’s decision to decorate his Texas headquarters with relics of computing history, has brought life to the first computer, The ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer). The 27-ton, 1,800-square-foot ENIAC was developed by the American military in 1945 to calculate artillery-firing tables for different weapons under varied conditions and was declared...

FLYING ROBOT WAITERS WILL BE A REALITY

Welcome to Tech this Out. A Singapore restaurant chain is planning to launch flying robot waiters in 2015. With a low seven-figure price tag, these robots are an attempt to ease Singapore’s service sector labor shortage To see the robot waiters in action, click here...