Posted by Steven Millward

Here’s Apple’s Siri Speaking Chinese [Screenshots & Video]

Apple’s voice assistant Siri now speaks Chinese, which is quite a feat. It’s one of many...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 13, 2012
  • at 1:37 pm

Weibo Shows You Your Six Degrees of Separation, Kevin Bacon Not Included

Sina Weibo has a fun new experimental feature called ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ [1] whi...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am

Tmall to Launch Online Bookstore This Week, Promises 60 Million Titles

China’s biggest e-commerce site, Tmall, is set to offer a new line of products this week: book...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 12, 2012
  • at 7:48 pm

Amid Rumors of a September IPO, What is 360Buy Truly Worth?

360Buy, China’s second-biggest B2C e-commerce site, is said to be preparing for its American I...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 12, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm

Digital Ad Platform Komli Media Wraps Up Biggest-Ever Funding Round

The Mumbai-based digital advertising platform Komli Media has just announced its fourth round of maj...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 12, 2012
  • at 2:07 pm

Sina Weibo App Update Adds Online Shopping Feature

China’s most popular Twitter-esque social network, Sina Weibo, has just rolled out a major upd...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 12, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm

Report: Baidu Tried to Acquire Rival Sogou Earlier This Year

Reports are emerging that Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s most-used search engine, tried – ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 11, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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WakuWakuw Helps Local Communities and Groups Get Organized, Raise Funds

As we heard yesterday from some of Indonesia’s startup luminaries, communities are important. ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 8, 2012
  • at 7:59 pm

PinjamBuku: A New Chapter in Social Book-Sharing

“We build friendships through books,” says PinjamBuku’s co-founder in the startup&...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 8, 2012
  • at 7:10 pm
Daniel Saito, co-founder of SkySQL and Homerent

Coffee Chat: Daniel Saito on Entrepreneurship, Passion, and Hacking

Taking a break from serving as a firm-but-fair judge of our Startup Arena contenders here in Jakarta...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 8, 2012
  • at 5:39 pm
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Coffee Chat: The Entrepreneurial Story Behind Kaskus, and its E-Commerce Future

Indonesia’s Kaskus was started up way back in 1999 as a BBS and news portal. Its metamorphosis...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 8, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm
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Coffee Chat: Success in China, with an Eye to Indonesia [LIVE BLOG]

In order to help our startups learn from a success story, we’re talking to Fritz Demopoulos, t...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 8, 2012
  • at 11:10 am

SupportBee Turns Complaints Into Customer Conversations

Providing customer support can involve using some ugly and awkward apps and interfaces, and so India...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 7, 2012
  • at 6:35 pm

BibbyCam Brings Photo Filter Fun to BlackBerry Users

Regular readers – as well as BlackBerry users – might be familiar with BibbyCam, the Ind...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 7, 2012
  • at 6:25 pm

Discussion: Cloud Deployment, Security, for Startups in Indonesia

App engines, cloud power, server architecture. All familiar – and expensive – challenges...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 7, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm

Discussion: Startup Communities in Indonesia [LIVEBLOG]

After a couple of ‘coffee chats’ here at our Startup Asia Jakarta event, it’s time...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 7, 2012
  • at 1:35 pm

Rudy Ramawy: Google’s Big Plans for Indonesia [LIVEBLOG]

For our very first coffee chat at our Startup Asia Jakarta event, we welcome onto the stage Google&#...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 7, 2012
  • at 11:09 am

Zing! Haier Unveils Its Budget Aliyun-Powered Smartphone

Alibaba has ganged up with gadget manufacturer Haier (SHA:600690; HKG:1169) to deliver a zinger: a b...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 6, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm