H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (12 October 2018) – Trend Micro Brings Its Unified Threat Management Solution to North America + Time Horizon vs. Endurance


  • Trend Micro’s four pillars of cybersecurity strategy (SB); Trend Micro Brings Its Unified Threat Management Solution to North America (BW)
  • UK-based Orion Electrotech announced it is has completed the sale of a majority stake in the business to TechnoPro Holdings Inc., a Japan-based technology-focused staffing and services company (SI)
  • Tencent Music will reportedly postpone IPO due to global market sell-off (CNBC)
  • Chinese streaming platform NetEase signs copyright license agreement with Loen Entertainment (PI)
  • Flexium revenues surge in 3Q18 (Digitimes)
  • Australia’s Crime Stoppers has appointed Citadel Group to build out its safety management platform, Keep Us Safe vResponder, specifically around the needs of Crime Stoppers and its network (ZDnet)

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

  • Amazon Owes Wikipedia Big-Time; Smart speakers are taking advantage of the free labor of Wikipedia volunteers. (Slate)
  • The high-risk, high-reward world of selling stuff on Amazon (CNN)
  • How Amazon Is Disrupting These 6 Sectors (Barron’s)
  • Netflix Isn’t Invincible (AA)

Asia Tech & Innovation Trends

  • GoGoVan CEO says whoever adopts autonomous vehicle technology first will dominate logistics; Autonomous driving technology will enable more efficient and affordable delivery of goods (SCMP)
  • India’s Flipkart confident of bumper sales season; says Amazon losing relevance (Reuters)

Global Tech & Innovation Trends

  • ANGI Homeservices to Buy Handy to Dominate Home Renovations (Bloomberg)
  • Bumble Owner Targets Nasdaq IPO to Become World’s Top Matchmaker (Bloomberg)
  • US startup steals march on Amazon with grab-and-go shopping in Japan; Standard Cognition touts ‘much cheaper’ AI-based solution amid labor shortage (Nikkei)


  • Time Horizon vs. Endurance (Morgan Housel)
  • Costco’s secret weapon: Food courts and $1.50 hot dogs (CNN)

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