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  • Netflix is testing cheaper mobile-only subscription tiers

    The number of people who use mobile devices as a primary option to stream Netflix is growing worldwide, which makes it no surprise that the company is reportedly testing a new payment plan specifically targeting mobile users.

  • Facebook Portal needs more At least it just added YouTube

    To offset the creepiness of having Facebook’s  camera and microphone in your house, its new Portal video chat gadget needs best-in-class software.  Its hardware is remarkably well done, plus Messenger and the photo frame feature work great. But its third-party app platform was pretty skimpy when the device launched this week.

  • The Ministryr of Science and Technology to Showcase 13 Scientific Innovations at Siam Square, hoping to Prepare Youths Towards 21st Century

    Dr. Apichai Somboonpakorn, Advisor to the Minister of Science and Technology, said the Ministry of Science and Technology has set policies and directions to drive the country towards Thailand 4.0 in four areas including, science for human resources development, science to alleviate poverty, science to enhance intelligence, and bringing science to the region. It aims to use science, technology and Innovation as important mechanism for stimulating and strengthening the economy both in the short and long term, as well as preparing Thai people towards the 21st century.

  • Travel startups are taking off

    The second wave of Internet-era travel companies has captured the attention of venture capitalists. In the last five years, travel companies have raised more than $1 billion in venture capital funding.

  • Hult Prize at Thammsat Project aims to urge startups to develop social businesses

    Hult Prize, one of the world's largest student-run social business ideas contest, aims to create social business models that can genuinely generate profits and make changes to society. Through the collaboration of Hult International Business School, United Nations, and Education First, the project has been implemented since 2010 and have sparked business ideas to ​​more than a million students worldwide to do startup businesses that help tackle social problems.

  • YouTube Pop-Up Space returns to Bangkok

    YouTube officially opened the YouTube Pop-up Space Bangkok, part of its YouTube Pop-up Space program. Held for the third time this year in Bangkok, Pop-up Spaces is a YouTube initiative that supports creative communities around the world. It is also an investment in the development and growth of content creators in line with the mission of YouTube Spaces: learn, connect, and create.