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Outblaze’s yacht cruise following RISE 2016 was a blast

The 2nd RISE conference has come and gone, and yet again Outblaze brought a fitting conclusion to Web Summit’s grand tech event. About a yacht dinner cruise, attendees, entrepreneurs, and other leaders were invited to a smattering of delicious food and drink, in addition to a gorgeous view of the city during dusk. The cruise […]

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Outblaze hosts a dinner cruise to celebrate RISE 2015

Outblaze capped Web Summit‘s first successful RISE 2015 Conference with a fantastic dinner cruise through the Victoria Harbour area. While the dinner itself went brilliantly, we learned that the yacht was actually capable of accommodating more people than we had imagined. We’ve taken note and increased the passenger count for future events like this. Great […]

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Android Tablets for Education – delivered

Chan’s Creative School has received the 50 Android tablets donated by Outblaze and Animoca in a social programme designed to reduce the digital divide and assess the impact of tablet devices in the learning environment. Outblaze and Animoca believe that all children should receive exposure to mobile computing in the classroom in order to enjoy the learning and economic opportunities […]

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Animoca's rebuttal to claims of an Android decline

Animoca has posted a rebuttal of claims that appeared on TechCrunch about some sort of Google Android decline. Apparently,  Android as a mobile OS was thought to be on its last legs until Animoca swooped in and set the record straight in a post titled Hey TechCrunch: what Android decline? Animoca starts in a pleasantly lyrical […]

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Outblaze CEO Yat Siu weighs in on the Google-China affair

Outblaze founder and CEO Yat Siu lays out several convincing arguments on his personal blog to explain how Google is likely to benefit should it withdraw from China. Google shocked the world when it announced that it was going to exit China as a result of government censorship and sophisticated hacking attacks that targeted Chinese […]

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Profitable FON has more fun

Congratulations to FON!! The three year old internet connection sharing company is on track to show profitability in the last quarter of 2009! Treat yourself to the extremely interesting blog post on this subject by FON founder Martin Varsavsky. Martin also provides a personal account of the huge potential and harrowing times at FON; last […]

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Come meet Marko Ahtisaari, CEO of Dopplr and Web Visionary (plus new iPhone App!)

We’ve thrown together an impromptu event in honour of Marko Ahtisaari, who will be here in Hong Kong Tuesday evening (June 23). Marko is the CEO of the business travel social network Dopplr, which helps users take advantage of collective and current intelligence on travel destinations. Marko is an ex philosophy professor, a blogger, Web […]

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Firefox 3 kick-off party

  It’s been in development for 34 months, contains somewhere in the region of 15,000 changes, and it is 100% organic software: these are just a few of the reasons expectations were high for the release of the new version of Firefox. To celebrate the launch of Mozilla‘s Firefox 3 the Opensource Application Knowledge Association […]

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Thomas Crampton interview and tour at Outblaze headquarters

He came to our offices, he fired several volleys of questions, he filmed it all. We are talking, of course, about Thomas Crampton’s whirlwind video tour of Outblaze and the ensuing YouTube videos (embedded below for your convenience). The interview is split into two video clips, under 20 minutes in total but covering a lot […]

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Happy Birthday to BlogBus

Yet one more interview from my visit to the 3rd Chinese Blogger Conference in Beijing November 3-4, 2007. BlogBus launched in late 2002 and was one of the first blog service providers (BSP) in China. BlogBus offers free blog hosting and charges premium service fees of less than $15 a year. According to the Baidu […]

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