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Welcome to the Weekend Tech round-up. A couple of weeks back we talked about the growing number of competitors trying to unsettle Microsoft’s Office dominance, and the growing competition in the cloud collaboration space. http://bit.ly/1vN4ren. You can now add Facebook to the list. The social network is upping its enterprise game with “Facebook at work”, which would directly compete with similar products...

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Asia-Pacific is the region taking centre stage in the world ecommerce market. In 2014, 46% of online buyers came from Asia-Pacific. The region’s rise has been caused by a number of factors, increased internet access and smartphone proliferation are just a few. With Asia...

Welcome to the Weekend Tech Round-up. Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk wants to bring affordable internet access to the world. Elon Musk is currently collaborating with Greg Wyler, former Google Inc. executive and founder of WorldVu Satellites Ltd., to build small, low-cost internet satellites that provide affordable internet to...

Welcome to Tech this Out. If you thought the Apple Watch was cool, wait till you see the MB&F HM6. It takes things to a whole new level. Compared to makers like Samsung, Apple and LG, who have played it pretty safe with their designs, the MB&F HM6, Based on...

Many are trying to unsettle Microsoft’s Office dominance, and the intense competition in cloud storage/collaboration space makes the Dropbox and Microsoft partnership very interesting. There are Currently 35 billion Office documents stored on Dropbox, by creating simple synergy between devices and apps, Dropbox and Microsoft look to be...

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Smartphones have reached more people, quicker than any other piece of technology in history, with estimated users to total 1.75 billion by the end of 2014. Mobile is the new digital frontier, offering a way to reach a greater audience and create a...

Welcome to What’s Trending in Thailand. The startup scene in Thailand is growing and changing. Fast. More and more startups are popping up and investors are recognizing the value in the countries evolving digital and IT landscape. Local start ups secured US$30 million (Bt970 million) in...

Welcome to the Weekend Tech Round-up. With just 6 lines of code in your AndroidManifest.xml file,  Android’s on-device search opens and scours your applications for data. The lines of code are:Move to Trash <activity android:name=”.SearchableActivity”> <intent-filter> <action android:name=”com.google.android.gms.actions.SEARCH_ACTION”/> <category android:name=”android.intent.category.DEFAULT”/> </intent-filter> </activity> For developers, this coding technique allows you to integrate power functionalities in...

Welcome to Tech this Out. Larry Page is an inventor at heart, inspired by Nikola Tesla, the bigger (and crazier) the idea the better; Google Maps, self-driving cars, Google AI and Google fiber, there’s even a Google subsidiary called Calico that’s working on solutions to the...

Welcome to Worldwide Wednesday. Yesterday we talked about Apple’s beta TestFlight, which allows iOS testers to test their apps prior to launch. This move gave the iOS developer community something to smile about. Read here. So what about Android? Android is the worlds the leading mobile OS, powering 78%...