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Mt. Gox gives up on plan to revive bitcoin exchange, files for liquidation

Mt. Gox gives up on plan to revive bitcoin exchange, files for liquidation: report

The troubled Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange was hoping to revive and restart business. But all that ends today with Mt. Gox filing for liquidation...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 2:14 pm
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Baidu dives into China’s mobile payments war, jabs Alibaba with launch of Baidu Wallet

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), the Chinese tech giant best known for its search engine, announced yesterday it will roll out a new mobile wallet app c...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 12:21 pm
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Weibo posts net loss one day before IPO, user engagement casts a shadow

Weibo yesterday made a final amendment to its prospectus, showing the social network's financial performance during the first quarter of thi...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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HaxAsia accelerator looks to Asia for next Oculus Rift

HaxAsia accelerator looks to Asia for next Oculus Rift

Investment firms Ruvento Ventures, IncuVest, DI Group, and SpinUp Partners have joined forces to launch HaxAsia, a 180-day accelerator progr...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:43 pm
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Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly is now rolling out country-specific sites for several Asian nations.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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9 Indonesian E-Commerce Players: We’re All Doing Fine!

18 popular online shopping sites in Indonesia (2014 edition)

One of the sure things in Indonesia’s internet industry is the ample amount of ecommerce startups hanging around the corner.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Philippine telco PLDT brings LTE into households

This new 4G service for the home connects devices through a router’s wireless, promising speeds of three to 10Mbps.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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How stickers-as-a-service can change the way we communicate at work

How stickers-as-a-service can change the way we communicate at work

Stickers are certainly not frivolous. They're a multi-million-dollar industry, and this founder plans to take advantage of it with 'stickers...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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LinkedIn’s biggest obstacle in China isn’t censorship, it’s culture

In a society where people guard their close connections and often keep their professional contacts a secret, how will LinkedIn get users to ...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Zalora launches fashion marketplace in 3 countries

Zalora launched the platform yesterday in three countries: Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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A peek into Philippines culture: what foreign investors and startups need to know

The “Culture” section in the World Startup Wiki aims to help foreign entrepreneurs, companies, and investors understand the market and ...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Alibaba’s profit doubles to $1.36 billion in Q4 ahead of long-awaited IPO

The Chinese ecommerce juggernaut pulled in US$3.06 in revenue in Q4 2014, which is up 66 percent on the same period a year before.

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 10:44 am
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Despite cold shoulder from banks, China’s bitcoin exchanges find new ways to survive

The prospect of rebuilding what was once the world's largest bitcoin market looks much more difficult, but not impossible.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 7:49 pm
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Topica Founder Institute, the accelerator behind Appota’s rise

Topica Founder Institute is about to release its next batch, let's take a look at what it has achieved thus far. The big news? Appota just g...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Pakistan 3G and 4G

As Pakistan prepares 3G and 4G roll-out, country expects up to 45 million high-speed data subscribers by 2020

Pakistan will soon be holding its spectrum auction for 3G and 4G networks - and some telcos are ready to offer high-speed mobile internet in...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 2:02 pm
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Reinventing four wheels - 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

Reinventing four wheels: 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

We’re all used to tapping on an app to help us find our way or book tickets for a trip, but the newest wave of transportation apps go far ...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:56 am
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This Japanese startup handles over 1 trillion bid requests every month

Geniee is a real-time bidding (RTB) ad network startup that serves up to 20 to 30 billion impressions per month.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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Meet Kensuke Furukawa, the serial entrepreneur who founded Japan’s hottest lifehacking site

Nanapi is Japan’s largest lifehack media site that has 28 million visitors and generates over 60 million pageviews every month.

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 7:29 pm
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