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Is Groupon Doomed to Fail?

Daily deals giant and one-time darling of Silicon Valley, Groupon, is having a hard time of it. An IPO in 2011 raised a whopping $700 million, apparently more money at the time than any US firm since Google. 409 more words

What’s the Real Value of Smart City Projects?

IDC recently released the results of a competition it ran to find the best smart city projects in Asia. As alluded to in my IDG Connect piece, I was keen to find out if these competitions, and the projects they seek to promote, are really very helpful at all. 555 more words

Sinking Feeling

One day you’re free to roam and have fun, the next you’re locked up.

Today I visited a friend at the Bangkok Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) 405 more words


Communications encryption company gears up for Hong Kong launch

Geneva-based Silent Circle aims to replace BlackBerry as the top provider of secure systems for mobile enterprise workers

By Bien Perez
South China Morning Post… 630 more words

Smartphones account for 1/3 of mobile phone sale in India in Q3

Smartphone sale is rising in India with 28.3 million shipped in Q3, according to IDC. That’s a 21.4 percent increase from 23.3 million units for the same period last year. 276 more words