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In Malaysia’s electronic industry, 1 in 3 workers are entrenched in forced labor

In Malaysia’s electronics industry, 1 in 3 workers are entrenched in forced labor

The repercussions of these findings on both the global and local electronics industry are potentiall...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 8:45 pm
Wikileaks: Singapore firm with government ties bought cyber snooping software

Wikileaks: Singapore firm with government ties bought cyber snooping software

According to Wikileaks, the company purchased 19 licenses for the malware products in 2012.

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm
unified inbox acquires social grow

Unified Inbox acquires SocialGrow to make social networking even more seamless

This will help them become an even more comprehensive and seamless one-stop platform for communicati...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Fatfish chooses Malaysian mobile games studio AppXplore for first acquisition after IPO

The deal sees Fatfish buy a 70 percent stake in AppXplore for a sum of MYR 700,000 (US$220,080).

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 3:55 pm
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Singapore’s Kbox drops the ball on customers’ private data. Who’s next?

Coupled with the recent security breach at M1, corporations and governmental organizations aren't be...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
Customer looking to preorder iPhone in Singapore finds security loophole instead

Customer looking to preorder iPhone in Singapore finds security loophole instead

According to the report, sensitive information such as phone numbers, NRIC and home addresses were r...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
Want to use your phone overseas? This startup can save you a fortune in roaming charges

Want to use your phone overseas? This startup can save you a fortune in roaming charges

This is a huge recurring problem for business travelers in particular, and Flexiroam wants to solve ...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
Bellabox raises $5.5M to send their beauty boxes across Asia Pacific

Bellabox raises $5.5 million to send their beauty boxes across Asia Pacific

Around A$3 million (US$2.7 million) of that will be going straight into the business, with the rest ...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 pm
trustedcompany raises $1 million

Online store reviews site TrustedCompany raises $1 million to expand to South Africa, Brazil

Already, the company has achieved a measure of success in both Southeast Asia and India, where most ...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
This dating concierge startup promises you ‘hassle-free romance’

This dating concierge site promises you ‘hassle-free romance’

But is ‘hassle-free romance’ really romance at all?

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 12:19 am
Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D printer

Refunds for Pirate3D backers mistakenly ‘delayed’ by two years, sparking complaints

Some of them were told that they would be getting their money as late as 2017 instead.

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 13, 2014
  • at 3:25 pm
There’s a need for entrepreneur porn, too. Here’s why.

There’s a need for ‘entrepreneur porn’. Here’s why.

There is a need for ‘inspirational literature’ to give would-be entrepreneurs the nudge they nee...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 12, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm

3 entrepreneurs give their take on the why and how of regional expansion (VIDEO)

They each brought their respective expansion stories and experiences to the table.

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
Pay your respects to the victims of MH17 tragedy in this e-memorial

Pay your respects to the victims of MH17 tragedy in this e-memorial

The team hopes that each of these people “will forever be remembered in this virtual memorial devo...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
Singapore government’s latest crackdown on drivers who use mobile devices falls short

Singapore government’s latest crackdown on drivers who use mobile devices falls short

One rule will cover the use of a whole slew of mobile communication devices, such as tablets and sma...

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 9, 2014
  • at 8:11 pm
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Want to party on a boat? This Airbnb for boats and yachts is your best bet

Renters can choose from options such as a luxury motor yacht in Sydney to a submarine in Bali.

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 5, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
Picocandy lets you add your own stickers store with two lines of code (#StartupAsia Arena)

Picocandy lets you add your own stickers store with two lines of code (#StartupAsia Arena)

Even established messaging apps like Viber have been using content from PicoCandy.

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:32 pm
Gree is not saying sayonara to games, explains diverse investments

Gree not saying sayonara to games, looks for the ‘next big trend’ with diverse investments (#StartupAsia)

It might seem random to most, but naturally Tanaka has his reasons.

By Daniel Tay

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  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm