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Sunday, Feb 18

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Japanese firm hails Thai embrace of robotics

Robotics in Thailand is thriving on rising demand in Asia and around the globe as automation helps reduce manufacturing costs and the space needed at factories, says a Japanese electronics executive.

Line of the times

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Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operators are leveraging their strategies to stay competitive after experiencing some…

SEC warns on risky crypto flings

The Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned people to be cautious about investing in cryptocurrencies, which it says hold various kinds of risk.

Powering the EV surge

The government is keen on transforming Thailand into a global production hub for electric vehicles (EVs), offering measures to encourage local car factories to build this new generation of automobiles, but uncertainty persists about how to…

Friday, Feb 16

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Japanese firm offers virtual reality tours

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TOKYO: Fasten your seat belts for a flight departing to Paris, and never leave the ground.

Thursday, Feb 15

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Mobile sales to shrink

Thailand's smartphone market is expected to contract for the first time this year in terms of unit sales because of market saturation and a lack of new technological advances.

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IBM upbeat on blockchain potential for businesses

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Private blockchain technology will enable the government to improve services and bring new business models to the business sector, says IBM.

Wednesday, Feb 14

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JFin ICO presale begins on high note

Despite the lack of a regulatory framework and high investment risk, J Ventures' JFin coins flew off the shelves Wednesday during their presale debut as investors flocked to purchase over 88 million digital tokens in the hope of reaping…

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Romancing the spam folder

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Love is in the air, or in this case, in your spam folder. IBM X-Force has observed a massive uptick of the Necurs botnet focused on dating spam. The uptick started in mid-January and continues as Valentine's Day draws near.

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Thai students learn how to build a better robot

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Students from underprivileged schools across Thailand finally had access to hands-on science, technology and robots, thanks to the recent "STEM Science Camp NSM-Seagate, Robot Maker", which recognised the importance of science awareness to…

AWS: Cloud computing to skyrocket

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Cloud computing services in Thailand are in the early adopter stage, with the market projected to grow exponentially in the next 4-5 years thanks to digital disruption, says Amazon Web Services Thailand (AWS), the local operating unit of…

Go-Tough Power Station

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Equipped with a 120,000mAh battery and an IP66 rating, the Go-Tough Power Station sets a new standard for universal charging. The portable battery is equipped with six charging methods including AC output, DC output, dual USB ports, AC…

Tuesday, Feb 13

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First home-grown ICO in presale debut

Thailand's first initial coin offering (ICO) issued by a SET-listed company will test the waters Wednesday, but plans to launch additional domestic ICOs may not be easy to navigate until the regulatory framework becomes clearer, says an…

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'Less-cool' Facebook losing youth at fast pace

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NEW YORK: With mum, dad and grandma signing up in increasing numbers, Facebook is losing younger users in the United States at a faster pace than previously estimated, researchers said Monday.

Monday, Feb 12

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Singapore ‘smart’ waste bins alert cleaners when full

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SINGAPORE: After a successful pilot for solar-panelled “smart” trash bins, industrial property developer JTC has put up more than 40 of these bins around the island.

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Infinix makes exponential growth bid

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China-based smartphone maker Infinix Mobility has set an aggressive sales target of 300,000 unit this year, 10 times higher than last year.

The coming battle for e-commerce

With the Bank of Thailand issuing regulations to govern financial institutions engaged in the e-marketplace, the domestic e-commerce arena is poised for local firms to battle it out with foreign e-commerce behemoths.

Saturday, Feb 10

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Moody’s: AI applications still distant

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As artificial intelligence (AI) technology goes mainstream, its potential to reshape sectors remains years away, says Moody’s Investors Service.

Friday, Feb 9

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Police nab Russian 'cyber-gangster'

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Police have detained a Russian national believed to be the second-in-command of a transnational gang operating a black market and theft operation known as Infraud.

Creden.co offers eKYC service

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Creden.co, a local startup, is the latest fintech created to provide online authentication using eKYC (electronic Know Your Customer), paving the way for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO).

Thursday, Feb 8

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Infineon unwraps learning centre to energise EVs

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Germany's Infineon, which makes components for eight of the top 10 electric cars on the market, has opened a learning centre alongside King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) to encourage local companies to develop…

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R&D recycling centre to push 'zero-waste society'

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The Industry Ministry plans to launch the country's first R&D centre for recycling technology in August to encourage the industrial sector to adopt innovative schemes and create secondary raw materials for their operations.

Wednesday, Feb 7

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DJI homing in on drone consumers

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DJI, a Chinese drone maker, is expanding its footprint in Thailand to tap into the growing consumer drone market.

Mobile firms splash out on schemes to lure big spenders

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Mobile operators are pouring cash into loyalty programmes to attract high-value customers.

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Monstrously addictive

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Despite seeing dozens of titles released under the name since its initial debut in 2004, Capcom's Monster Hunter -- the Japanese studio's famed action-RPG franchise -- has never been a mainstream hit. With its admittedly repetitive…

Kodak pocket wireless pico projector

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The Pico projector easily and wirelessly connects to any mobile device for seamless screen mirroring.

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RMI gathers allies to propel office suite

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RMI Global Ventures is joining hands with Thai WPS and Internet Thailand (Inet), aiming to beat Microsoft Office suite and take a 50% market share by 2020.

ITEL aims to realise B1.4bn

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SET-listed Interlink Telecom (ITEL) is aiming for 1.4 billion baht in revenue this year, up 40% from last year, thanks to its project backlog worth 24 billion.

Still saving the day

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Action camera giant GoPro has been in a bit of a tight spot. Their aggressively marketed Karma drone proved to be a flop. Their previous action camera -- the GoPro Hero5 Black didn't sell as well as expected. And with these two aspects…

Tuesday, Feb 6

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Web watch targets 50 sites with South, ISIS links

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Authorities are keeping a close watch on around 50 websites with alleged links to the Islamic State (IS) for possible connections with violence in the restive South, a senior police officer said Tuesday.