New-gen technologies make IoT transformational

IoT, AI, blockchain and fog computing are the building blocks of digital transformation. Each one contributes important capabilities, but only together do they have the potential to fulfill the lofty expectations of IoT. Over the last few years, many people—myself included—have been touting the Internet of Things (IoT) as a driving force behind digital transformation. … More New-gen technologies make IoT transformational

“The Most Advanced Wearable in the World”

ŌURA has done it again by introducing probably one of the coolest physical products to ever come out from the Nordics! Finnish startup Oura took the Founder Stage on Thursday by revealing their latest product. Their new wearable tech is a ring, which monitors its wearer’s sleep cycle. Further, this ring is a comprehensive body … More “The Most Advanced Wearable in the World”

Opinion: Southeast Asia should not be afraid to copy China

China has always been regarded as a copycat of Western innovation. But given the successes of WeChat, Tmall, Ant Financial, and the like, its companies are starting to be recognized as true innovators. In fact, China has developed so fast that Southeast Asia easily lags behind by roughly three to five years. But the region … More Opinion: Southeast Asia should not be afraid to copy China

Welcome to Hell – it’s the time for Slush!

NOBODY IN THEIR RIGHT MIND WOULD COME TO HELSINKI IN NOVEMBER That’s where it all started. Slush grew from the idea of cultural change: creating a grassroots movement to serve the next generation of founders and an environment that strongly supports entrepreneurship. We wanted to create something authentic and frantic. So Slush was born, amidst … More Welcome to Hell – it’s the time for Slush!

Baidu and Xiaomi Partner on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

The partnership, revealed at Xiaomi’s first IoT Developer Conference, marks a significant step in boosting China’s smart manufacturing with advanced technologies including AI, IoT and big data. Connecting AI and IoT will be a driving force to upgrade the manufacturing industry. “The two companies have joined forces in forming a strong partnership to make users’ … More Baidu and Xiaomi Partner on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

“New China”: Repressive State Greets Expressive Millennials

International fashion and luxury brands maintain a constant balancing act in China. While the country has become the latest growth engine for their businesses, the Chinese government’s standard unpredictability when it comes to regulating foreign entities has hit them ruthlessly of late. It is not a secret that Beijing exerts enormous control over the operation … More “New China”: Repressive State Greets Expressive Millennials

China’s Tariff Cuts Won’t Hurt Daigou Business For Now

In a bid to further improve consumption structure and drive Chinese people to spend more at home, Beijing has rolled out a new round of tariff reductions on foreign consumer goods. According to an official statement released by Ministry of Finance on November 24, China plans to reduce tariffs on 187 consumer goods, including cosmetics, … More China’s Tariff Cuts Won’t Hurt Daigou Business For Now

Bill Gates receives China’s top engineering honor

US billionaire Bill Gates has been elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering, China’s highest honor in the field of engineering. The Microsoft co-founder, 62, is one of 18 new foreign members, the academy said on Monday. He is the only one who does not work at a university or research institute. Read More – … More Bill Gates receives China’s top engineering honor