I’m back in Singapore after helping with our Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 coverage from Kuala Lumpur. Here are two especially great features, produced by my WSJ colleagues, that I wanted to point out: First, there’s this moving story from Sunday about parents — whose only child was aboard Flight 17 — visiting the crash site […]
Kevin Kelly, in a post at Medium: …In terms of the internet, nothing has happened yet. The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning. If we could climb into a time machine and journey 30 years into the future, and from that vantage look back to today, we’d realize that most of the […]
“Snowpiercer” — a 2013 sci-fi film, directed by South Korean Bong Joon-ho, about people stuck aboard a train circling a frozen-over earth — is just as good as Kottke says. Embedded above and on YouTube here: the trailer. More from Grantland here. If, like me, you enjoy post-apocalyptic thrillers, you should most certainly watch it.
It’s online here and in the print edition of today’s Wall Street Journal Asia. It begins: Shailesh Rao has one of the most important jobs at Twitter Inc.: overseeing the company’s revenue in emerging markets. Eight months after the messaging service’s initial public offering, the San Francisco-based company is betting that populous countries in Latin […]
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Online here and embedded above is a video segment I did with my WSJ colleague Ramy Inocencio earlier today. I’m here in Kuala Lumpur helping with our coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which crashed Thursday in the east Ukraine region of Donetsk — just a few months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing. […]
I wrote a recent WSJ Digits story about how e-commerce in Southeast Asia is set to boom, according to a UBS report: Message for Southeast Asia’s brick-and-mortar retailers: E-commerce companies could soon be eating your lunch. That’s according to a recent study by UBS , which showed the region’s consumers are already flocking to e-commerce […]
What’s Microsoft’s role in a world that is less and less PC-based and increasingly mobile-focused? Chief Excutive Satya Nadella last week sent a long email to his charges that provided some hints: A snippet: We live in a mobile-first and cloud-first world. Computing is ubiquitous and experiences span devices and exhibit ambient intelligence. Billions of […]