Category: Technology

A revolutionary Finnish model to create school of the future

For sure, all the digital disruption and changes of all business models and the way we will go about our lives in the future is putting pressure and new expectations on the education and schools. The solution comes from Finland. ScandAsia turned to Finland to find out about the latest in education and look for…

Dtac held big data, AI, machine-learning talk

The ‘dtac loop: The Shapes of Data’ event underscored how machine learning, connected devices and big data can empower society. On 21 March mobile service provider dtac held a talk with four speakers on big data and machine learning. They demonstrated how connected devices, big data and machine learning can be combined to unlock new…

Seminar in Hong Kong – How China’s tech firms are outsmarting the West

Press release: Johan Nylander is an award-winning author and freelancing China and Asia correspondent. He’s frequently published by CNN, Forbes and Sweden’s leading business daily Dagens Industri. His latest book on Chinese startups and innovation, “Shenzhen Superstars – How China’s smartest city is challenging Silicon Valley”, became an Amazon bestseller. At the seminar, Nylander will share his findings…

Spotify is coming to Vietnam

‘No more fake IP-adresses!’ That’s the general reaction after Spotify revealed that the streaming service would be available to the citizens of Vietnam within three days. In general the Swedish service has had a slow approach the countries of Southeast Asia. Only last August the service became available to the people of Thailand, after sources…

Shenzhen – China’s fast-growing Silicon Valley

Swedish journalist Johan Nylander’s book draws big attention Swedish correspondent and journalist Johan Nylander is well situated to follow the development in mainland China. Based in Hong Kong since 2011 he has recently launched a book about China’s technology and innovation wonder that is Shenzhen. Today this is the fastest growing city in history, which…

The future is here: digital recruitment improvements

Recruitment is evolving where digital improvements could certainly be beneficial to both those hiring and those seeking a job match. This is already happening, as new tools are now available, thanks to some creative start-ups. What better place to look for those driving the change than at one of the region’s leading start-up summits, Techsauce!…

Denmark’s Tech Ambassador opened Beijing office

In recognition of the growing importance of China’s booming tech industry, the Tech Ambassador of Denmark has now opened an office in Beijing. As the first country in the world, Denmark has elevated technology to a foreign policy priority and established a diplomatic platform and presence to promote this agenda across the globe. The initiative…

The Nordics in Penang: business solutions, brands, production and design

As Penang develops and its economy keeps on growing, Nordic business solutions and brands can meet certain needs, use it for production and cater to consumer demand (such as in the example of H&M and Ikea) The presence in the State of Penang of brands and businesses from the Nordics is being significantly strengthened. Not…