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GungHo and Gumi extend their reach – to opposite sides of the globe

The companies behind Puzzles and Dragons and Brave Frontier are looking to attract more Asian and Western gamers.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 5:14 pm
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Indian restaurant finder Zomato gobbles up two European food guides to feed its appetite for global expansion

A month after its first ever acquisition, Indian restaurant finder site Zomato has just acquired two food guides for a total of US$3.25 mill...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 2:27 pm
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Uber secretly arrives in Johor Bahru with free rides in hand

Uber will be entering into a relatively crowded market in Johor Bahru.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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The future of Gree as told by its founder and CEO (#StartupAsia preview)

The company’s future is cloudy but CEO Yoshikazu Tanaka is ready to light the way.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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After Xiaomi, fellow Chinese phone-maker Alcatel pushes into India with 3 smartphones

Xiaomi seems to have hit pay dirt in India, and today, Alcatel, another Chinese company, has launched three Android-based smartphones and a ...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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Throw away those selfie sticks - this app can help you nail the perfect photo

Throw away those selfie sticks – this app can help you nail the perfect photo

Gear2Cam is an Android app that connects your Android smartphone and Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch to compose and snap the perfect selfie.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 3:24 pm
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Japan’s tech titans are doing the Ice Bucket Challenge too

Japan's tech elite are keeping the focus on charity.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 2:02 pm
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Tech in Asia teamed up with Deloitte for Morning Pitch in Tokyo. Here are the startups we met.

Morning Pitch is a weekly meeting of entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate representatives organized by Deloitte's Tohmatsu Venture Suppor...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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SXE Ventures is a new VC with $10 million to spend, puts $1 million of it into 500 Durians

This new globally-minded VC has US$10 million for seed-stage investment as well as possible continuation into series A backing.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 9:29 am
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It turns out Bubbly’s not closing – it’s getting acquired by India’s Altruist

It has been acquired for an undisclosed amount by India-based Altruist, a mobile social networking services provider that has its presence i...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Struggling indie console maker Ouya finds a friend in Xiaomi and a new home in China

China's all-the-rage phone maker Xiaomi has just partnered with Ouya to get a dedicated channel on Xiaomi's smart TVs and set-top boxes.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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10 years at Vietnamworks: the full story of Vietnam’s top online recruitment site

Tech In Asia takes a closer look at the detailed history of the founding and success of Vietnamworks. The company sold for about $22 million...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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How to use email to seduce journalists into covering your event

These five tricks will help you get more journalists to cover your startup’s events, and number two will blow your mind.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 8:38 pm
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Geeky Chinese video site that makes its own editing tools gets $38M funding

What makes Aipai stand out from the dozens of nerdy niche video aggregators out there? The secret sauce is Aipai’s suite of bespoke editin...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 3:31 pm
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TaxiForSure raises $30 million, aims to reach 30 cities by 2015

Just two months after securing US$10 million in series B round of funding, Indian cab aggregator TaxiForSure has just secured an additional ...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 2:11 pm
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How Ookbee built a mini ebook empire (#StartupAsia Preview)

Sign up for Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 to learn about how Ookbee took Southeast Asia's ebook industry by storm.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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Chinese wine e-tailer gets $49 million funding to take over the world’s second-biggest wine market

Jiuxian specializes in wines and Chinese baijiu. It claims to have over 100,000 paying customers across 55 cities in China.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 12:19 pm
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20 of our hottest tech stories on Asia in the past week

Missed out on the best Asia tech news from the past seven days? Worry not, here's our roundup of the week's hottest stories.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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