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Japan’s Yamanashi prefecture launches $2.9M fund for local startups

Unlike other government initiatives, this fund will provide thorough support to local firms.

  • September 20, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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Meizu MX4 is like a budget iPhone 6 Plus with big ambitions (REVIEW)

The most fierce and fascinating tech battle going on in China right now is for US$300 smartphones - the new Meizu MX4 is the latest cheap ch...

  • September 20, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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8 unique things about tech in Indonesia

Indonesia is a beautiful and unique country.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

Alibaba’s history in 9 photos from Weibo

In honor of its IPO, Alibaba posted photos of the company's good old days on social media.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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Alibaba sets share price at $68 ahead of today’s massive IPO

Alibaba sets share price at $68 ahead of today’s massive IPO

Alibaba today confirmed it’s setting a share price of $68 ahead of its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba lists shortly after the...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 5:02 pm
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Former Huffington Post editor-in-chief joins Japan’s SmartNews

The hiring shows that SmartNews wants to be more than just another news app.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Ahead of Alibaba IPO, Western retailers rush to Tmall

Ahead of Alibaba IPO, Western retailers rush to do ecommerce in China

The rush to do ecommerce in China is speeding up thanks to the record-breaking Alibaba IPO.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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Tencent to enter the movie industry, reveals 7 original titles in production

China's film and online video industries remain hotly contested among leading internet firms

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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Business insights provider Nielsen acquires Indian analytics firm

Indicus Analytics mines custom economic insights using analytics and data products.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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Apple needs to improve its App Store review process now

The Apple App Store's review process is in need of an urgent overhaul. Here are 3 suggestions how.

  • September 20, 2014
  • at 12:18 pm
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Alibaba IPO explodes into life, starts trading much higher than expected at $93 per share

Alibaba IPO explodes into life, starts trading much higher than expected at $93 per share

Alibaba's hotly anticipated IPO just debuted at $92.70 per share. It's now valued at about US$230 billion.

  • September 20, 2014
  • at 12:14 am
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6 ways Singapore’s SMRT hopes to impress tech-savvy commuters

Singapore's SMRT has been trying a number of ways to cater to tech savvy commuters. Here are six of them.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 8:01 pm
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How to cope with Indonesia’s murky business culture

A recent survey on ABC News showed that Australian business people have expressed an overall reluctance to do business in Indonesia. It was ...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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iPhone users in China rush to download new Chinese keyboards for iOS 8

Apple's allowance of third-party keyboards iOS isn't just about "openness" - it's also about getting more Chinese to buy iPhones.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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VMoney CEO: Apple Pay is a cause for celebration, not fear, for Philippine payment startups

Ralph Santos thinks that Apple Pay will open up doors for all fin-tech companies in the Philippines.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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The Oculus Rift roller coaster, and other sights from Ad:Tech Tokyo

The annual advertising event attracted a lot of big names but also some exciting startups.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Tens of thousands of people across Asia rose very early – or got no sleep at all – today as they flocked to stores to try grab an iPhone...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 12:34 pm
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Startups in Asia can soon get free payment processing from PayPal and Braintree

You must be nominated by partners of the program though.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 11:35 am
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