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Startup Arena alumni Studio Ousia lands $1M in new funding

The company behind Phroni, Linkify, and Linkplaza will use the new funds for deeper research into "entity linking."

  • September 3, 2014
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Who will take the mcommerce tide in India at its flood?

India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising t...

  • September 3, 2014
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8villages now works with telcos to offer free tips to farmers in Indonesia

It’s not every day you find a startup that offers free information to farmers in Indonesia.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 11:17 am
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Baidu invests $10M in Finnish indoor mapping startup IndoorAtlas

The Chinese search giant looks set to bring indoor mapping technology to the country's brick-and-mortar retailers.

  • September 3, 2014
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Hong Kong’s Snaptee secures $750K to build a social network for T-shirt lovers

It's high time for T-shirts in the fragrant harbour.

  • September 3, 2014
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Meizu MX4 specs and price

Meizu unveils new MX4 smartphone, drops the price to take on Xiaomi

After years of pricing its flagship phone at around the US$400 mark, Meizu is this time slashing the price-tag in an apparent attempt to com...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 9:57 pm
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This startup wants to bring every online store in Asia onto a single platform

This startup wants to bring every online store in Asia onto a single platform

In the last six months, they have seen a monthly user growth rate of 20 percent, with their users actively saving over 5,000 new products on...

  • September 2, 2014
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Tech in Asia moves into native advertising

Here's our policy on native ads.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 7:08 pm
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KreditGoGo is the latest online financial comparison site to enter the very hot Indonesian market

KreditGoGo is a financial comparison platform that helps people compare and apply for financial products in Indonesia.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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China's media and tech giants show no restraint in publishing hacked Hollywood nude selfies

China’s media and tech giants show no restraint in posting hacked Hollywood nude selfies

A quick trawl through the biggest news portals on the Chinese web show the leaked photos posted in full by supposedly reputable sites.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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Highlights from day 1 morning sessions at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Here’s a recap of the first half of the first day of Tech in Asia’s inaugural event in Japan.

  • September 3, 2014
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Philippine senator Aquino wants to help freelancers – here’s how you can help yourself

Senator Aquino wants to improve the freelancing industry - here’s how you can improve as a freelancer.

  • September 3, 2014
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Book review: Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath

All of Malcolm Gladwell’s five books have shown up on the New York Times Best Seller List at one point or another. Entrepreneurs and top-...

  • September 3, 2014
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Red Dot Payment raises Series A round to bring payment solution to Southeast Asia

Red Dot Payment raises Series A round to bring payment solution to Southeast Asia

They have secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from two investors - GMO Global Payment Fund and Wavemaker Pacific.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 11:51 pm
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Ola Prime debuts in 6 Indian cities to take on Uber

Olacabs in India now comes in three flavours: Mini, Sedan, and Prime. The Sedan and Mini were already running; now Prime targets an addition...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 9:20 pm
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In India, 4-second Redmi sellout shows again Xiaomi is too popular for its own comfort

It was another lottery in India for the sale of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S, just like it had been for the Mi 3 earlier. 40,000 units of Redmi 1S sold...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Razer picks ecommerce partner to sell Nabu smartband in China

Razer picks ecommerce partner to sell Nabu smartband in China

The gaming ninjas at Razer revealed today that its Nabu smartband will arrive in China in Q4 with an exclusive online sales partner.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 6:10 pm
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With $33M funding, Sequoia-backed FreeCharge pivots to targeted advertising

FreeCharge, which gives freebies to users who recharge their phones on the platform, will now use that purchasing behavior data for targeted...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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