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A popular WordPress plugin leaked access tokens capable of hijacking Twitter accounts – TechCrunch

A popular WordPress plugin leaked access tokens capable of hijacking Twitter accounts – TechCrunch A popular WordPress plugin, installed on thousands of websites to help users share content on social media sites, left linked Twitter accounts exposed to compromise. The plugin, Social Network Tabs, was storing so-called account access tokens …

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Grab is messing up the world’s largest mapping community’s data in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Grab is messing up the world’s largest mapping community’s data in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Grab, Southeast Asia’s top ride-hailing company, has hit a roadblock in its efforts to improve its mapping and routing service after running into trouble with OpenStreetMap, the world’s largest collaborative mapping community, through a series …

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Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia’s cities – TechCrunch

Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia’s cities – TechCrunch Despite the rise in electric scooters in the U.S, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Asia — the region where bike-sharing foreshadowed the rise of e-scooters — has been left off the party. But e-scooters have quietly been …

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Grab lands $50M from Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank to further its fintech push – TechCrunch

Grab lands $50M from Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank to further its fintech push – TechCrunch Southeast Asia ride-hailing firm Grab is continuing to add strategic investors to its ongoing Series H round — which is targeted at over $3 billion — after it revealed Thai bank Kasikorn put in $50 million …

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Apple picks Thailand for its second retail store in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Apple picks Thailand for its second retail store in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Apple continues to increase its efforts in Southeast Asia’s fast-growing market after it picked Thailand as the location for its second Apple Store in the region. A post on Apple’s website reveals that it will operate a …

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Gogoprint raises $7.7M to expand its online printing business in Asia Pacific – TechCrunch

Gogoprint raises $7.7M to expand its online printing business in Asia Pacific – TechCrunch Gogoprint, a startup that is aiming to disrupt the traditional printing industry in Southeast Asia, has pulled in a $7.7 million investment as prepares to expand its business in Asia Pacific. We first profiled Gogoprint in …

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Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables – TechCrunch

Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables – TechCrunch People don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables today, that’s despite an embarrassment of options today that include fast grocery delivery and takeout services with a focus on health. A study from the U.S-based Center for Disease Control and …

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Hong Kong co-working startup Campfire pulls in $18M ahead of global expansion – TechCrunch

Hong Kong co-working startup Campfire pulls in $18M ahead of global expansion – TechCrunch WeWork may be doubling down on Asia, having initially focused its efforts on China, but that isn’t stopping local players from hatching ambitious expansion plans of their own. One of those eying new markets is Hong …

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Restaurant booking startup Eatigo chows down ~$10M more from TripAdvisor – TechCrunch

Restaurant booking startup Eatigo chows down ~$10M more from TripAdvisor – TechCrunch Eatigo, a Southeast Asia-based dining service that describes itself as an ‘anti-Groupon’ for restaurants, had a busy 2017 that saw it expand into a number of markets including India. Now it is primed to continue that growth further still …

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Everledger’s Kemp and Omise’s Hasegawa join TC Blockchain – TechCrunch

Blockchain technology and the decentralizing effects of distributed ledgers have enormous amounts of potential and may mean the Internet will never be the same again. The fact that one could eventually run vast applications without any servers is equally transformational. But it’s still very much a wild west out there …

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