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The Asia Series: 60 minutes with Qualcomm’s Man in South East Asia

Toward the end of my week in Hong Kong, I sat down with Qualcomm’s man in South East Asia, John Stefanac. Qualcomm needs little in the way of introduction: Billion dollar mobile industry behemoth with interests extending from mobile network technology (CDMA — that’s them), the Brew mobile operating system to m-Healthcare (yes, they’ve now […]

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News

Back from Hong Kong

Right then, that’s me back from Hong Kong. I actually filled a whole notebook with notes from the briefings I had in the city. Although I very much enjoyed the week, the only negative is that … well, it’s going to be a heck of a lot of work constructing the coverage. I had thought […]

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Devices News

The Asia Series: Movidius 3D screen technology absolutely rocks

I arrived into Hong Kong on the super fast MTR train from the airport and immediately hopped in a taxi to the Lippo Centre Towers to meet Paul Costigan. Paul is the top man in Asia for Movidius. Now, you might not have come across Movidius, but you’re virtually guaranteed to have some of their […]

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Opinion

Why I need to look at Asia: BlackBerry’s Indonesian Phenomenon

I sent out the newsletter yesterday evening detailing my upcoming 7-day trip to Hong Kong. In the email and here on the site I asked for reader suggestions on some of the movers and shakers I should aim to connect with while I’m there. I’ve had a fantastic response already. And here was me thinking […]

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Alcatel-Lucent, Speedcast unwrap DVB-H for Asia

Alcatel-Lucent and Speedcast have teamed up to jointly create a DVB-H platform for mobile TV operators in Asia. The two have said they’ll use their technologies, infrastructure and content delivery products to build the service, which they’ll market to operators in the region. The pair’s service will cover: the service platform, a security and encryption […]

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Gizmoz gets animated with $6.5 million funding

Animated avatar company Gizmoz has landed $6.5 million in funding, with an investment round led by DoCoMo Capital, joined by ngi capital. Previous investors Benchmark Capital and Columbia Capital also contributed funding. Gizmoz said it will use the cash to will invest into Asian expansion, starting with work in Japan, and also announced today that […]