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Uber now in 100 cities worldwide as limo service rolls into Beijing

Eight months after first launching in the Chinese city of Shanghai, Uber has now rolled into Beijing.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 11:34 pm
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Rocket Internet and Qatar’s Ooredoo team up to create an ecommerce empire in Asia

The two companies will join forces to create Asia Internet Holding, which will cover Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indon...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB ...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 7:09 pm
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An SEO audit of Zopim, the $30 million darling of Singapore startups

Zopim has done some admirably aggressive SEM based probably on conversions grounded in hard data. But it's not perfect.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 6:03 pm
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Xiaomi set to expand into 10 more countries this year, including India, Indonesia, and Brazil

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi will enter no less than 10 countries this year: Malaysia, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, R...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 3:44 pm
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Top games publisher Garena launches venture arm, to invest ‘eight figures’ each year

Garena Venture aims to deploy eight figures in dollars worth of investments each year.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 2:13 pm
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WhatsApp doubles its numbers in India in past 6 months, now has 50 million active users

WhatsApp now has 48 million monthly active users in India. Rounding that up to 50 million, that’s double the 25 million it had in India fi...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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KKBox did Spotify in Asia before Spotify even existed

Tech in Asia sat down with Chris Lin, CEO and co-founder of KKBox to talk about its founding story.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 10:08 am
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Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

Bad news for Samsung: 85% of people in Philippines willing to buy homegrown smartphone brands

Smartphone growth is being fueled not by big names like Samsung but by the increasing demand of homegrown smartphone brands in the country.

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Amazon woos merchants in India, helps deliver items faster to shoppers

In a bid to reach out to more online merchants in India, Amazon India today announced two initiatives that will help make life easier for it...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 10:37 pm
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No to 4G price hike for existing customers, IDA tells StarHub, SingTel, M1

No price change for existing telco customers using 4G.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:16 pm
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Rakuten Tarad founder predicts this is the year of m-commerce in Thailand

According to Rakuten Tarad, the Thai branch of the Japanese eshopping titan, the site saw that over 53 percent of its viewers in Thailand ar...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014 Pre-Conference Meetup: What to do differently when raising 50K, 500K and 5M

Before we dive into two full days of fireside chats, talks, and startup pitches at Startup Asia Singapore 2014, we’re bringing you an addi...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 5:54 pm
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5 web-based money transfer services for Filipinos around the world

Here are five of the best online remittance services that could be used by Filipinos abroad.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Danish soccer fans head to Thailand to make a pretty awesome live game data app

Champion is a Thailand-made livescore app for all those fans soccer fans who want to stay updated with their favorite teams and players.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Accounting SaaS startup freee nets $8 million in funding, aims for one million SMBs in Japan

Japan's top accounting SaaS startup, freee, has netted US$8 million in series B funding from DCM and Infinity Venture Partners (IVP).

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 11:23 am
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China closes movie piracy sites

Days after promising to go legit, police in China raid offices of notorious video piracy app

Police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen performed a raid this morning on the offices of one of China’s most notorious video piracy...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 9:23 pm
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Rocket Internet’s car classifieds startup Carmudi nets $10 million in funding to grow in Asia

Carmudi, the car classifieds site headed up by self-proclaimed incubator Rocket Internet, just closed a $10 million funding round led by Ten...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
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