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October 2022: Asia's tech news
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Asia’s tech News:
October 2022

Technology headlines from startup ecosystems across South & Southeast Asia, Australia & New Zealand, drawn from online coverage of tech, startup and VC funding developments across the broad Asia Pacific and Indo-Pacific regions.

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Australia: October 2022

  • Amazon Web Services launches ‘Prove What’s Possible’ campaign, showcasing the resilience of Australia’s tech startups
  • Southern Launch inks data sharing agreement with US Space Command to provide Southern hemisphere de-orbit, re-entry and end-of-life de-orbit support in reducing space debris

Australia: October 2022 >

Australian Cyber Security Centre Threats Report 2022

Australian Cyber Security Centre Threats Report 2022

Cambodia: October 2022

  • An overview of insights gained by Cambodian entrepreneur group’s recent visit to ‘startup nation’ Israel

Cambodia: October 2022 >

Cambodia: Eco App Asia - e-commerce & deliveries

Cambodia: Eco App Asia – e-commerce & deliveries

China: October 2022

  • “…avatars are considered a safer option by companies as Beijing cracks down on human celebrities deemed politically outspoken or with questionable morals.”
  • Oppo, world’s 4th-largest smartphone firm, loses patents case brought by Nokia in Germany, resulting in Oppo sales ban

China: October 2022 >

China Retail Digitalization / McKinsey & Co

China Retail Digitalization Whitepaper / McKinsey & Co (pdf download)

HONG KONG: October 2022

  • Reap digital payments firm secures $40M with focus on infrastructure to facilitate payments between Web3 projects and traditional business

Hong Kong: October 2022 >

McKinsey: Value Creation In The Metaverse

McKinsey: Value Creation In The Metaverse – business in the virtual world

India: October 2022

  • Sachin Tendulkar makes equity investment in Rario cricket NFT platform, making Tendulkar’s collectibles exclusively available
  • Bodhi AI education-tech startup raises $200K with interactive, online 1-to-1 video teaching, allowing teachers to conduct classes and sell courses…

India: October 2022 >

India's Cyber Security Policy and the Quad

India’s Cyber Security Policy and the Quad

Indonesia: October 2022

  • Hong Kong’s WeLab fintech platform and Indonesia’s PT Astra conglomerate complete acquisition of PT Bank Jasa Jakarta, aiming to launch Indonesia-focused digital banking services

Indonesia: October 2022 >

Crypto: Strengths and weaknesses of North Korean hackers

Crypto: Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of North Korean hackers

Japan: October 2022

  • Canon to build new semiconductor equipment plant in eastern Japan, set for production by spring of 2025
  • Japanese medical, financial, and sustainable materials technology startups seek key SEA partners to scale solutions…

Japan: October 2022 >

 PDF download: Japan's NFT Strategy for the Web3 Era / NFT White Paper

PDF download: Japan’s NFT Strategy for the Web3 Era / NFT White Paper

Korea: October 2022

  • 5 startups from the F10 & K-Startup Center Singapore Program, working in maritime propulsion, insect farming, user authentication and more
  • Singapore Fintech Association partners Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs to create 80RR, a co-working space for Korean companies in Singapore

South Korea: October 2022 >

Digital Asset Classification Standards from CoinDesk

Digital Asset Classification Standard Glossary – CoinDesk Indices

Malaysia: October 2022

  • Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology & Innovation’s $3.88M gov’t grant to boost MRANTI Park, seeking global innovation hub status
  • Digital Penang inks MoU with Microsoft to boost digital skills in Penang startups and SMEs, implementing Microsoft initiatives, platforms and certification…

Malaysia: October 2022 >

Pacific Community’s Strategic Plan 2022 - 2031

Pacific Community’s Strategic Plan 2022 – 2031

The Philippines: October 2022

  • Gov’t enacts law requiring all SIM cards to be registered, aiming to curb mobile phone scams and related crimes
  • Lufthansa Technik Philippines selects LTP Startup Challenge finalists, with Thailand’s Block Aero and Singapore’s Augmenteed in the top 4…

The Philippines: October 2022 >

Microsoft Digital Defense Report 2022

Microsoft Digital Defense Report 2022

Singapore: October 2022

  • Available to download: The BNPL Code of Conduct for Singapore, covering buy-now-pay-later firms
  • Singapore High Court Justice rules that NFTs meet certain legal requirements to be considered property

Singapore: October 2022 >

Singapore: Cryptocurrency Index 2022

Singapore: Cryptocurrency Index 2022 (pdf download)

Taiwan: October 2022

  • Taiwan to begin taking proposals for backup satellite internet network in the event of ‘intense military aggression’, natural disasters or problems with undersea cables
  • Foxconn announces deal with US electric vehicle startup, INDIEV, to manufacture prototypes for its first production vehicle at recently-acquired Ohio plant

Taiwan: October 2022 >

Taiwan, the US and Semiconductors (pdf)

Report download: Taiwan, US & Semiconductors – Critical Supply Chain

Thailand: October 2022

  • Globish education-tech firm gains $2.36M, targeting 500K classes for this year with focus on language skills
  • PropertyScout gains $5M with end-to-end real estate platform connecting realtors to buyers, renters, and owners…

Thailand: October 2022 >

Framing A Transatlantic Technology Strategy / CNAS

Framing A Transatlantic Technology Strategy / CNAS

Vietnam: October 2022

  • Marathon Education raises 7-figure seed capital with live, interactive classes in large or small formats for K-12 students
  • 50 startups selected for Google for Startups Startup Academy-Vietnam training and mentorship program for early-stage founders…

Vietnam: October 2022 >

Vietnam E-Conomy 2022 Report

Vietnam E-Conomy 2022 Report / Google, Bain, Temasek (pdf)

‘Quiet’ tech locations: October 2022

Deloitte: Digital Banks in Asia-Pacific - adding value to financial svcs? (pdf)

Deloitte: Digital Banks in Asia-Pacific – adding value to financial svcs? (pdf)

PR Newswire Asia: Startup press releases

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PR Newswire Asia and Startup News Asia >

Connecting Digital Islands: Tokenized Assets

Connecting Digital Islands: Tokenized Assets / SWIFT & Capgemini

Taiwan: Taipei Blockchain Week 2022

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