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Malaysian listed internet companies dominate ASEAN rankings

Listed internet companies from Malaysia dominate ASEAN rankings

Out of the eight companies listed, six are from Malaysia, while the other two hail from Singapore.

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 4:47 pm

Malaysian government ponders whether to ‘shut down’ Facebook on account of 2,000 reports of abuse

A nasty prank on Facebook was the tipping point for the Malaysian government, who is now considering...

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
Chef Box aims to deliver a heartwarming cooking and dining experience to your doorstep

Chef Box aims to deliver a heartwarming cooking and dining experience to your doorstep

By making it a lot easier for people to choose home-cooked food over take-outs and fast food deliver...

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
In the startup world, personality types can become a prison

In the startup world, personality types can become a prison

Introvert or extrovert - does it really matter to your chances of success as an entrepreneur?

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 18, 2014
  • at 7:05 pm
delivery man

Sypher Labs gets $471,000 to move logistic operations into the cloud

About 70 percent of the 30,000 logistic companies in Singapore still use traditional methods of cond...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 18, 2014
  • at 2:06 pm
Hugo Barra at Xiaomi

Singapore government investigates data privacy complaint against Xiaomi

If found guilty, the smartphone maker may face serious repercussions.

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 10:02 pm
Temasek puts $30M into JD.com and Cheetah Mobile

Temasek puts $30M into US-listed Chinese internet companies, JD.com and Cheetah Mobile

Temasek put US$17.2 million into ecommerce site JD.com, and another US$12.8 million into security so...

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
LawCanvas provides startups with ready-to-go legal documents, saves you thousands of dollars

LawCanvas provides startups with ready-to-go legal documents, saves you thousands of dollars

The market rate for a standard website terms of service stands at about S$3,000 (US$2,400), which is...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 14, 2014
  • at 2:03 pm
tableapp mobile

With $78,000 in hand, TableApp looks to expand into Penang and Johor Bahru

Singapore-based Crystal Horse Investments, as well as former Google Malaysia employee Hanson Toh, bo...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 13, 2014
  • at 3:12 pm

Here are 5 #HumansinTech who are living proof that academic success is not the be-all and end-all

Academic success is not a good way of knowing whether one will be successful in a job, much less in ...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 12, 2014
  • at 5:36 pm
Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

As the saying goes, it’s always wise to follow the money, and this is only one of many reasons why...

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  • August 8, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
The story of why this Japanese VC decided to make Singapore his home (#StartupAsia preview)

This Japanese VC has a newfound love for Singapore. Find out why at #StartupAsia

Come September 4, Honma will be taking the stage for his keynote speech at Startup Asia Tokyo to sha...

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  • August 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
Having sat over 10 million diners in Singapore and Hong Kong, Chope expands to mainland China

Having sat over 10 million diners in Singapore and Hong Kong, Chope expands to mainland China

As a start, Chope’s online reservation technology will be rolled out to the thousands of restauran...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 6, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm

Instead of Yo-ing, you can now Bark at your friends

Yo is passe. Bark instead. This app was created at a hackathon judged by the creator of Yo.

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:10 pm
This father-son duo just made free voice calls a reality

This father-son duo just made free voice calls a reality

What they did was to create an app that allows quality calls to be made even on 2G networks.

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 5, 2014
  • at 5:42 pm
KL-meetup-2014

Looking beyond your local market – the ins and outs of regional expansion (Kuala Lumpur Meetup)

Tech in Asia, in partnership with MaGIC, are bringing together a group of startups - Carousell, Soft...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 5, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
This startup allows you to buy almost anything from across 9 countries - at a far cheaper price

This startup allows you to buy almost anything from across 9 countries – at a far cheaper price

The team’s mission is to enable shoppers to be able to buy items that are either unavailable in th...

By Daniel Tay

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  • August 4, 2014
  • at 12:24 pm
Malaysia’s iProperty raises US$100M from News Corp subsidiary

News Corp subsidiary buys $100M worth of shares in Malaysia’s iProperty

The deal, which was made earlier on Monday, bumps iProperty’s value up to about US$600 million.

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  • July 31, 2014
  • at 4:46 pm