Just last week, we concluded the sixth edition of our flagship conference with a record number of 5200+ attendees. Curious to find out what Tech in Asia Singapore 2017 was like through their eyes? We took some time to go through social media and compiled some of their thoughts below.
Here’s a peek of their experience and what they said about #tiasg2017!
The excitement begun very early in the morning. We were happy to have support from both local friends and those who came all the way from other parts of the world!
Can't wait to meet some of the best minds in the industry! #tiasg2017...
Japan’s SoftBank has announced the first closing of its tech-focused Vision Fund with US$93 billion in confirmed backing. The fund is aiming to meet its US$100 billion target within the next six months.
SoftBank has committed US$28 billion to the fund, including US$8.2 billion from its stake in UK chipmaker ARM.
The main feature of this USB cable is actually pretty cool. Everyone knows the frustration of having to figure out which way to plug in their cables, and it always seems to take three tries (or more). With the MicFlip, it doesn’t matter how you plug it in.
The general spec is solid too. Gold coated plugs to resist...
After three intense days of activity, Google I/O has wrapped for the year. Unlike last year, there wasn’t a slew of new announcements we couldn’t demo, but there were lots of updates to last year’s announcements. In some ways it felt a little like I/O 2016 revisited: Assistant hit iOS, Daydream standalone headsets are on the way, Google Home got new features, Android Instant Apps are now available for everyone, and so on. But what about the event itself? How did Google handle the criticisms of last year and was it any better this time around?
A network of co-working spaces, EV Hive is originally part of venture capital firm East Ventures. Its members benefit from being part of East Ventures’ network, and it is open to collaborating with other VC firms, accelerators, and startup hubs across the region....
Project Tango has been around for a while, from the developer tablet and demos at MWC and Google I/O to the Lenovo Phab2 Pro and the new Asus Zenfone AR. While we’ve seen it progress quite steadily in that time, we’ve never seen it look as convincing as it did at I/O this week. With the recent announcement that Verizon will carry the Zenfone AR in the U.S., Tango is about to hit the mainstream.