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Singapore’s Sea prepares move into Indonesia’s insurance sector

Singapore’s Sea prepares move into Indonesia’s insurance sector

Sea, one of south-east Asia’s largest technology companies, is preparing a move into Indonesia’s insurance sector as it battles regional “super app” competitors for dominance in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets. The Singapore-based company has drawn up plans to acquire an insurance company in Indonesia, the region’s largest economy …

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Tech billionaires start foundation to bring ‘lost glory back’ for Indian electronics products and brands

Tech billionaires start foundation to bring ‘lost glory back’ for Indian electronics products and brands

Depth in manufacturing is a key requirement to gain self-reliance in the electronic industry, and a special thrust on designing locally can help achieve this, said HCL Founder Ajai Chowdhry on Wednesday in the capital. “Government should have a special thrust on designing in every PLI scheme as this will …

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Quartz, the business news site, drops its paywall.

Quartz, the business news site, drops its paywall.

Quartz, the digital business publication, is scrapping its paywall. The company announced the change on Thursday in an unusual reversal of the media business model that has taken hold in recent years as advertising has wavered: requiring readers to pay for digital access. “Quartz’s mission is to make business better, …

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Take Your Money Off The Grid

Take Your Money Off The Grid

In a time of geopolitical chaos and inflation, Simon Mikhailovich’s extreme wealth preservation strategies don’t seem so paranoid. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Pandemic. Is your money safe? The question is asked by Simon Mikhailovich, a Russian émigré and entrepreneur who is in the business of selling a certain kind of safety. His …

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