H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (11 September 2018) – Trend Micro and HITRUST Launch New Company to Provide Cyber Risk Management as a Service to Select U.S. Enterprises + Where the wild things are. It’s a law of the universe: Creativity always starts at the edge

Companies

  • Trend Micro and HITRUST Launch New Company to Provide Cyber Risk Management as a Service to Select U.S. Enterprises (BW)
  • Renesas to Acquire U.S. Chipmaker IDT for $6.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  • Altaba Will Raise $4.3 Billion by Exiting Yahoo Japan Stake (Bloomberg)
  • China’s Ctrip in talks to invest $100m in Zomato’s $400m round (KRA)
  • Video streamer iQiyi signs deal with India’s Eros to bring Bollywood blockbusters to China (SCMP)
  • Gentrack launches AWS cloud integration services for utilities (Reseller)

BATTSS – Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, TSMC, Softbank, Samsung

  • Why Jack Ma thought about quitting Alibaba in 2001 (TIA); Jack Ma: A Showman Who Has Shown China a New Way to Do Business; Alibaba’s executive chairman has helped light his nation’s tech boom and inspired countless followers (WSJ); Alibaba’s New Boss: The Finance Vet Who Quietly Shook Things Up (Bloomberg); Jack Ma’s exit plan just raises more questions (Reuters)
  • Hitachi and Tencent team up on ‘internet of things’ (Nikkei)
  • Samsung and Hyundai Investing in Solid-State Battery Producer (Bloomberg)

FAANNMG – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Nvidia, Netflix, Microsoft, Google

  • Facebook and Its Users Are Telling Different Stories (Bloomberg)
  • Amazon’s Trademark Applications Hint at More Fashion (Bloomberg)
  • Apple becomes the most shorted stock in the US as iPhone Xs launch looms (AFR)

Asia Tech & Innovation Trends

  • ZhouPu Data creates ERP system with a sharing economy in warehousing to increase supply chain efficiency in retail (KRA)
  • China’s Didi Chuxing rolls out in-car audio recording as part of safety overhaul (SCMP)
  • China’s games industry at a turning point amid regulatory crackdown, with Korea offering a vision of its future (SCMP)
  • Indonesia is suffering from early stage fatigue (KRA)
  • Indian Shopping Sensation Finds Online Retailing Is Rabidly Competitive (Forbes)

Global Tech & Innovation Trends

  • How Airbnb structures its data to help users find relevant search results (TIA)

Life

  • The Hong Kong Researcher Pointing Out Red Flags at Chinese Firms (Bloomberg)
  • Where the wild things are. It’s a law of the universe: Creativity always starts at the edge. (Perell)
  • Disruption By Design (Prototypr)

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