MOHAMMED AL SHAHRI WRITES– The continuous incorporation of information technology in daily life has contributed to the digitization of several aspects of human existence – including dating. This new form of relationship development has spurred a battle between dating apps in Asia. Junseung Bae on the competition between dating apps…Full Article ASIA: MAKE A DATE WITH A ‘DATING APP’!
THAILAND: Offering the Tourist a Warm Techie Hug
The Thai National Science and Technology Development Agency’s (NSTDA) goals are to support research in science and technology and their applications in the Thai economy. To promote this goal, the NSTDA, in unison with Samart Corporation, launched the Samart Innovation Awards under the theme of Tourism Software Development. The so-called…Full Article THAILAND: Offering the Tourist a Warm Techie Hug
JAPAN: How to Protect User Information Without Harming Social Media
According to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan’s leading English daily, some e-book apps have allegedly been compiling private information on their users, many without consent. In response, industry experts and one Japanese government ministry have called for the drafting of strict guidelines. Two of the apps accused of gathering information are…Full Article JAPAN: How to Protect User Information Without Harming Social Media