There seems to be something new happening everyday in the world of virtual / augmented / mixed reality. Here are some recent developments bringing the artificial world closer to reality.
As we've seen in the digital age, any industry can be disrupted at any time. But those with obvious inefficiencies are the most vulnerable.
Ecommerce in Southeast Asia has been given a huge boost after Alibaba announced a US$1 billion investment for a controlling stake in Lazada this week, one of the region's biggest online players.
Marketers have their work cut out for them as consumers globally continue to employ ad blockers in their defence against online advertising, a report from HubSpot shows.
Alibaba has removed the digital paywall on Hong Kong's 113-year-old South China Morning Post after completing its acquisition of the newspaper this week.
As Asia overtakes the U.S. and Europe as the world's largest ecommerce market, key trends across the region are emerging.
Mobile and the rise of on-demand services is fuelling a new form of commerce the IDC is calling xcommerce.
Apple faces domestic competition from Alibaba and Tencent as it launches Apple Pay in China.
QR codes might seem old school in the fast-paced world of digital marketing, but in China, they have transformed communications app WeChat into a world-leading example of mobile social commerce.
The Asia Pacific is home to more than four billion people. This week's industry statistics reflect the huge growth in digital uptake in this region, and the big opportunities this presents for marketers.