Netflix Is Launching In These Countries In Early 2016

Netflix announced that it will launch in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in early 2016. The news follows a September 2 launch in Japan, which was the company’s first launch in Asia. The company reaffirmed its plans to…

Singapore Riots: First In 40 Years

Singapore witnessed their first riot in over 40 years over the weekend, which led to the arrest of 27 people. Following a fatal accident that killed an Indian worker, more than 400 people took to the streets in one of…

Singapore Hailstorm Probably Caused By Wildfires

Singapore has experienced a rare hailstorm today, and it’s thought to be the product of freezing rain mixed with tiny dust particles coming from the wildfire smoke that’s spread from Indonesia. No damage was reported from the hail, and it…

LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore

While Facebook has recently been losing members in the U.S. and U.K., it has seen growth in developing countries such as India. While its worldwide membership growth is currently offsetting its membership losses, the loss of 6 million U.S. members…

TPP Might Not Live To See Next Year

With all the recent talk about CISPA and ACTA, it seems like we’ve been forgetting about our old friend TTP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership. For those who need a recap, TPP is essentially ACTA for the U.S. and Pacific nations. The…

Steve Jobs’ Facebook Timeline Deleted

A Facebook Timeline depicted the life or Steve Jobs was taken down Wednesday, after a request for a comment on the profile from Mercury News. The timeline, under the name “Steve Paul Jobs,” was exhaustive, depicting Jobs’ life with status…

PayPal Announces First Collaboration with Government Agency on Mobile Commerce

Update:  When asked about PayPal pursuing other collaborations wtih government agencies, Anuj Nayar, the director of globalcommunications at PayPal, tells us:

Our mobile strategy in Asia Pacific covers 5 areas:

1. Provide consumers with a simple, fast, secure checkout experience on the mobile phone.

2. Provide merchants with an easy integration of their online shopping site with the mobile phone.