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Online Infographic Design Tool PiktoChart Hits 300,000 Users

About a month ago, online infographic tool Piktochart hit 300,000 users and co-founder Ai Ching shar...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 6, 2013
  • at 10:33 am
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Property Marketplace UrbanIndo Raises Series A Round From GREE Ventures and IMJ Fenox

Indonesian online real estate marketplace UrbanIndo has concluded a series A financing round led by ...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 5, 2013
  • at 7:53 pm
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Luxola vs Zalora: Is it Ethical To Buy Google Keyword Ads on Competitors’ Names?

Anyone in the internet industry in Asia must have heard of e-commerce sites Luxola and Zalora. Now t...

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  • June 5, 2013
  • at 2:58 pm
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Friendster to Promote KakaoTalk in Malaysia, Sets up Kakao Malaysia Subsidiary

In a big move into Malaysia, Friendster has agreed with Korean startup Kakao to help promote its cha...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 4, 2013
  • at 3:58 pm
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e27 Invests in DailySocial, Pushes Into Thailand with Hubba

This morning at e27’s Echelon conference, CEO and co-founder Mohan Belani announced that the compa...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 4, 2013
  • at 2:41 pm
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Star Publication To Acquire 90% Stake in Ocision for $4.36 Million

Malaysian media giant Star Publication has agreed to acquire 90 percent of the startup Ocision, whic...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 1, 2013
  • at 7:07 pm
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Singapore-made 3D Printer Sees Over $300,000 Pledged on Kickstarter After Day One

On just day one of the Kickstarter project, Singaporean 3D printer startup Pirate3D saw overwhelming...

By Willis Wee

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  • June 1, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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Screw Barcodes! Save22 Pivots to a Location-Based Promo Search

Scanning barcodes in-store and comparing the best prices sounds like a winning strategy for consumer...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 31, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
With 150 Million Users, Chat App Nimbuzz Dominates India and Middle East

With 150 Million Users, Chat App Nimbuzz Dominates India and Middle East

Backed by Mangrove Capital Partners and Naspers Group, Nimbuzz has more than 150 million users world...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 31, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Thailand’s Wongnai Receives Series A Investment from Japan’s Recruit

Thailand-based restaurant review startup Wongnai has concluded a Series A financing round from Japan...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 30, 2013
  • at 2:02 pm
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How Kompas Gramedia Stands Tall as Indonesia’s Media Giant

Indonesians are familiar with Kompas Gramedia, a 48 year-old media brand that is trusted by many in ...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 29, 2013
  • at 7:16 pm
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Rakuten Remains Committed to Indonesia with Payment Gateway Upgrade and Global Marketplace Launch

Rakuten’s (JSD:4755) Indonesian e-commerce site, Rakuten Belanja Online (RBO), turns two-years old...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 29, 2013
  • at 4:48 pm
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400 Million Users Strong: UCWeb CEO Shares Turning Points of the Company

With more than 400 million users of its UC Browser, China’s UCWeb is probably one of most popu...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 28, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Line Hits 16 Million Users in Taiwan

In a 36kr interview with Frank (no last name was provided) who is in charge of Line expansion into t...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Maker of Korean Hit Game Anipang, SundayToz Talks About Its Story

Korean game studio SundayToz was founded by three friends, Kevin Lee Jungwoong, Hyunsoo Im, and Chan...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 24, 2013
  • at 8:08 pm
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Discuss: Is Line Wrong to Censor Politically Sensitive Words in China?

Is Line wrong if it were to really censor politically sensitive words in China?

By Willis Wee

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  • May 24, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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US, Japan, Korea Drive about 80% of Google Play’s Games Revenue

80 percent of all games revenue on Google Play is generated from US, Japan, and Korea.

By Willis Wee

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  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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DeNA Reveals the Secret Sauce In Its Latest Mobile RPG Global Hit

Developed by Japanese gaming company DeNA, Blood Brothers is a popular mobile game that has hit numb...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm