Google In Asia

    • Empowering Indonesian entrepreneurs to take action

      Editor’s note: This post comes from Yansen Kamto, Chief Executive and Founder of KIBAR, which mentors and nurtures startups through tech incubator programs, and by building innovation hubs. Today, they’re officially joining the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network. Indonesia is home to 17,504 islands, 1,128 ethnic groups and 746 local languages. Half of our country is under 30 years oldl.

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    • Helping entrepreneurs in Singapore make a bigger global impact

      Editor’s note: This post comes from Grace Sai, CEO and Co-founder of Impact Hub Singapore, Singapore’s largest community of entrepreneurs dedicated to prototyping the future of business, society, and technology. Two and half years ago, Ematic Solutions joined the Impact Hub Singapore community as a two-person team with an idea about revolutionizing e-mail marketing.

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  • Ad X-Zyte’s story: All signs point to taking business online

    … As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Norachai Lappiam, the founder, CEO, and owner of Ad X-Zyte, to find out how he operates a creative sign-making business with global customers — all without a physical storefront. Ad X-Zyte founder, CEO, and owner Norachai…

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  • Making it easier for publishers to share fact check content

    … With the spread of misinformation online, it’s become increasingly important for news publishers to have a way of communicating to users what information is verified. In 2016, we launched the Fact Check label in Google News and Search to make it easier for people to find articles that fact check public information, ranging from claims to public…

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  • Making time for change: Indonesian watchmaker’s risk pays off

    … Editor’s note: As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow their business, we caught up with Lucky D. Aria, the founder of Matoa, to find out how he went from working in a cookie factory to starting his own watchmaking enterprise. Matoa now exports their watches made from reclaimed…

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  • Big dreams and bright ideas from Singaporean kids who code

    … another. Celeste belongs to the first cohort of 500 kids to take part in Code in the Community, a program to bring coding to 3,000 youths from less well-to-do backgrounds across Singapore. The Google office recently came alive with their energy and the ideas they showcased at a graduation ceremony to celebrate their achievements. Celeste Low showed…

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  • AlphaGo’s next move

    … Cross-posted from the DeepMind blog With just three stones on the board, it was clear that this was going to be no ordinary game of Go. Chinese Go Grandmaster and world number one Ke Jie departed from his typical style of play and opened with a “3:3 point” strategy—a highly unusual approach aimed at quickly claiming corner territory…

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  • Local business, global ambition: The new export opportunity for SMEs

    … that small businesses in Asia-Pacific that are online are four times more likely to be exporting — and if the number of SMEs online doubled, the region would benefit from an additional 35 million new jobs and $1.5 trillion in export sales. So we teamed up with regional economic forum APEC, the Vietnamese Government, and the Asia Foundation…

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  • AlphaGo’s next move

    … Cross-posted from the DeepMind blog With just three stones on the board, it was clear that this was going to be no ordinary game of Go. Chinese Go Grandmaster and world number one Ke Jie departed from his typical style of play and opened with a “3:3 point” strategy—a highly unusual approach aimed at quickly claiming corner territory…

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  • AlphaGo’s next move

    … Ke Jie has a laugh after game two against AlphaGo on May 25, 2017 (Photo credit: Google) With just three stones on the board, it was clear that this was going to be no ordinary game of Go. Chinese Go Grandmaster and world number one Ke Jie departed from his typical style of play and opened with a “3:3 point” strategy—a highly unusual…

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