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Taamkru preschool education app

Taamkru plans to fix Thailand’s ‘disgracefully bad’ education system, raises seed money

It makes learning fun for preschoolers through gamified web and mobile apps, hoping that they will a...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 30, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
nanoleaf light bulb dimmer

New Nanoleaf light bulb saves energy and dims without a dimmer

The Nanoleaf Bloom is a light bulb that saves energy by incorporating a dimmer. No need to install o...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 29, 2014
  • at 4:01 pm

20 of our hottest tech stories on Asia in the past week

Missed out on the best Asia tech news from the past seven days? Worry not, here's our roundup of the...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 29, 2014
  • at 8:03 am
China tech news this week

10 must-read tech stories in China this past week

Here are the most read stories about China's tech developments in the past week.

By Terence Lee

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  • July 29, 2014
  • at 8:03 am
digify secure file sharing

Digify, a Snapchat for documents, is an app Quentin Tarantino would love

Digify aims to make file sharing secure by storing documents only in the cloud and warning users if ...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 1:59 pm
mseed accelerator

MSeed is Thailand’s first game startup accelerator

MSeed will give teams THB100,000 (US$3,145) in exchange for a small amount of equity, and they will ...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 7:22 pm
crowdtivate starhub

StarHub’s crowdfunding site launches to the public; here are 5 of the best projects

Crowdtivate is a rewards-based crowdfunding site by StarHub where projects are selected by a team. T...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
fatfish internet

Singapore incubator Fatfish Internet raises $3.2M, will list in Australia

Fatfish calls itself an "internet ventures accelerator". It acts as a strategic investor in companie...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:23 pm

Yo, meet your Indian cousin, ZipDial

Both are examples of contextual communication. But Yo still needs to find its own way.

By Terence Lee

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  • July 19, 2014
  • at 8:00 am

ZipDial CEO who left glamorous Silicon Valley for India: don’t call me a woman founder

Meet Valerie Wagoner, co-founder and CEO of ZipDial, an India-based startup that wants to be the Goo...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
Predictry aims to give smaller retailers access to Amazon-like predictive powers

Sequoia, Norwest leads $14M round for Capillary Technologies to expand offline retail analytics

Capillary's services include a loyalty program engine that is integrated into a store's point-of-sal...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
RedMart Screenshot

Singapore online grocery store RedMart gets $23M from star-studded investors

Investors in this round include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Garena, SoftBank Ventures, and ...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
line indonesia

Line seeks to emulate Hello Kitty with an empire of cute

A look at how one chat app could provide a blueprint for Japan's cultural resurgence.

By Terence Lee

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm

This migraine tracking app acts like a doctor, connects you to one too

This migraine app detects what you're doing, asks you questions, and shares what actions you can tak...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 14, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
Weibo mobile wallet allows money transfers

This app exchanges your free time for mobile credits, and it just raised $2.5M

Pokket is an Indian startup that has created a marketplace for consumers to get apps, games, and oth...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 8, 2014
  • at 4:36 pm
A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

In India, you can respond to Facebook ads with a ‘missed call’

The missed call is a lucrative business in India. Facebook now wants to tap on that by working with ...

By Terence Lee

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  • July 3, 2014
  • at 3:33 pm
hacker lego https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/5788095518/in/photolist-9Ptv9j-5AbUSH-9LecQG-aSoKDR-aSoKxH-aSoKwk-aSoKkT-aSoKjB-xQ61-8XTTDF-9Lbq7v-5Aqddo-9Lbq5V-94dP6i-4FERTh-9LecNJ-hcYKu5-75dUX2-75dUN6-75hLDh-75hLyh-75dUjX-75dUfa-75dU9K-9M5WvJ-cXXqXy-8H2ZZn-ETApL-9Lbq9x-4n4RQg-4FAD3X-6z1zAF-8GfGnG-ex9g87-5FcUkM-azxriy-4nWcEs-4FABeX-dQqxRX-azuM1K-azxrbL-azuLRK-azxr3Y-azxqUy-azxqJs-4C4cGc-dipV9x-fY9Atb-f7toUS-aSoKq6

Stuff you must know about password security, summarized in one article

One word: bcrypt.

By Terence Lee

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  • July 2, 2014
  • at 8:51 pm
Management team of MyRepublic

Unlimited mobile data plan? MyRepublic wants to make it happen, if Singapore government allows

Competition is stiff in Singapore's mobile operator space. But MyRepublic argues a 4th operator coul...

By Terence Lee

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  • June 24, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm