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Microsoft and Xiaomi to collaborate on AI, cloud computing and hardware

After Microsoft signed a deal to test Windows 10 on Xiaomi devices in 2015 and then Xiaomi bought a trove of patents to help run other Microsoft services on its devices in 2016, today the two companie

AWS opens its first region in India

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced the launch of its first region in India. Formally known as the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) region, this new AWS region is the company’s sixth in Asia Pacific

Asia’s mobile-first economy and how the West is feeling the effects

Asia-Pacific leads the global digital infrastructure as home to half of the world’s mobile phone subscribers and the largest number of wireless Internet connections. However, the region also has his

Square launches payments in Australia, its first country expansion in nearly three years

It's been almost two years since Square expanded its mobile payments service into a new country -- it most recently hit Japan, its first foray outside of North America, in May 2013 -- but this week it

HackerRank Gets $7.5M Investment From Recruit, Launches New Screening Tool For Data Scientists And Database Engineers

Disrupt Battlefield <a href="">alum</a> <a target="_blank" href="">HackerRank</a> today announc

Scorching FinTech Market Keeps Attracting New Players As NerdWallet Raises $64 Million

NerdWallet, the six-year-old company launched with $800 by company co-founder and chief executive, Tim Chen, has raised $64 million in its first round of outside financing.

StatCounter’s iOS Web Traffic Measurement Shows Apple’s Asia Appeal May Be Waning

Apple's iPhone could be facing a downturn in overall consumer interest in key markets including Singapore and Hong Kong, according to a report from Reuters based on StatCounter traffic figures from th