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Baidu invests $10M in Finnish indoor mapping startup IndoorAtlas

The Chinese search giant looks set to bring indoor mapping technology to the country's brick-and-mor...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • September 3, 2014
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Hong Kong’s Snaptee secures $750K to build a social network for T-shirt lovers

It's high time for T-shirts in the fragrant harbour.

By Josh Horwitz

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  • September 3, 2014
  • at 3:00 am
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Feign ignorance forever – this app lets you read texts without the sender knowing

Do you hate how messaging apps will notify the sender that you’ve read their messages? If this mig...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • September 1, 2014
  • at 6:44 pm
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Tencent’s and Baidu’s $814M joint venture with Wanda signals the coming tide of in-store WeChat payments

China's largest tech corporations are rushing to penetrate an industry that's historically not tech-...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 29, 2014
  • at 1:57 pm
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Uber ignores possible government crackdown, test launches UberX in Korean capital

Starting today, Seoul residents looking to ferry passengers around the city can sign up to become an...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 28, 2014
  • at 1:43 pm
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Taiwan-based music streaming startup KKBox raises $104M from Singapore’s GIC

A whopping funding round for Asia's Spotify could help it strengthen its on the music streaming spac...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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Uber continues its China expansion as it launches in Hangzhou and Chengdu

When the Uber team flashes the #UberEverywhere hashtag, they mean it. Just days after launching in ...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 27, 2014
  • at 8:39 pm
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Google to launch Campus Seoul, its first hub for startups in East Asia

Startups in Seoul will soon have a new place to hang out, drink coffee, and hack.

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 27, 2014
  • at 2:29 pm
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Qblinks is a notifications device and iPhone remote control for everything… and nothing (REVIEW)

This tiny palm-sized device lets you know when your mom is calling, and also will let you play your ...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 26, 2014
  • at 7:51 pm
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Meet Alpha Camp, Taiwan’s very own school for startups

Alpha camp offers aspiring Taiwanese startup founders and developers a curriculum taught by local en...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 25, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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5 challenges Uber will face as it expands in Asia

Wondering how Uber will fare as it grows in Asia? We lay out all of the challenges it will face as i...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 23, 2014
  • at 3:53 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 b...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 21, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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Alibaba introduces self-pickup delivery spots in Hong Kong as it flexes its logistics muscles

The Chinese ecommerce giant is steadily flexing its logistics muscle in overseas markets.

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Uber’s busiest market outside the US is now India

Uber is now active in 10 Indian cities, making it the company's busiest market outside the US. It al...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 19, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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Hong Kong’s Bigcolors acquires Melbourne’s Get Viable as it gradually morphs into a seed fund for Asia

The crowdinvesting site has bought up a Melbourne-based startup that teaches founders how to think b...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 18, 2014
  • at 8:39 pm
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Hong Kong’s Gogovan nabs $6.5M in funding to make urban logistics uber efficient

GoGoVan, the Hong Kong-based startup that helps consumers and businesses get their stuff delivered q...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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How TouchTen touched the hearts of gamers and investors (#StartupAsia preview)

You may not have heard of TouchTen Games, but if you’ve spent an idle moment or two browsing t...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 5:33 pm

Shopline keeps it lean and mean as its three-man team takes on Shopify in Asia

With ecommerce sales in APAC set to reach US$525.2 billion this year, surpassing the US, more and mo...

By Josh Horwitz

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  • August 15, 2014
  • at 3:56 pm