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Chinese makers of Fishing Joy raise $50 million in funding

Chinese mobile gaming company formerly called CocoaChina raises $50 million

Chinese mobile gaming giant Chukong Technologies – formerly called CocoaChina – revealed...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 18, 2013
  • at 10:19 pm
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Apple confirms 10-key Pinyin keyboard only for iPhones in HK and China

In Hong Kong and China specifically, many are frustrated with the existing iOS 7 10-key pinyin keybo...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 17, 2013
  • at 5:34 pm
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Softbank and GungHo have acquired 51% of Supercell for $1.53 billion (Updated)

Update: Included Softbank’s reasons for the transaction below. The news was first tweeted by a...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 15, 2013
  • at 6:15 pm
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Adeo Ressi to host Founder Hotseat Webinar at Tech in Asia

Aspiring entrepreneurs take note! If you wish to have a chance to pitch to Adeo Ressi, founder and C...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 15, 2013
  • at 3:32 pm
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Foxconn to PS4 interns: You can terminate your participation at any time

Foxconn has responded to last night’s report, which went viral while Asia is asleep, that alleged ...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 10, 2013
  • at 7:08 pm
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Fun Run has 10M monthly active gamers; Israel and Singapore among top countries

Fun Run is a simple Mario Kart-like game downloaded by over 30 million users on their Android or iOS...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 10, 2013
  • at 3:08 pm
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Puzzle and Dragons clone Tower of Saviors hits 7M downloads, daily ARPPU at $40

Puzzle and Dragons is doing well, with over 19 million users, generating over $4 million in revenue ...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 7, 2013
  • at 9:58 am
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Lessons and impact: the Rocket Internet empire in Asia

Rocket Internet is an incubator that hatches online businesses across the world. In Asia, Stefan Jun...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:38 pm
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HipVan’s investors include celebrity Jade Seah and new VC Silicon Straits

Design-oriented e-commerce startup HipVan has just confirmed its list of investors including Singapo...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:13 pm
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First results in for mini-blog Mig33: 180,000 daily active users, 4M messages sent daily

Back in August, Mig33 said that it’s evolving to become a mini-blogging platform. While there are ...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 3, 2013
  • at 5:08 pm
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Google Play’s app vending machine could work well in Southeast Asia

If the Google Play Android vending machines could accept cash or coins as payment, it could work ver...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 2, 2013
  • at 11:28 am
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Can Blackberry Messenger be a mobile games platform?

This gaming post was originally published on our new sister site Games in Asia, which you should tot...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 1, 2013
  • at 12:08 pm
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It’s official: Games in Asia is up, available in English and Indonesian

After months of hard work, we’ve finally got Gamesinasia.com up and running (Now fellows, bookmark...

By Willis Wee

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  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Samurai Incubate records 10 exits, 2 ready for IPO, plans for international expansion

Founded in 2008 by Kentaro Sakakibara, Samurai Incubate Inc. invests in early stage tech startups, t...

By Willis Wee

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  • September 27, 2013
  • at 10:18 am
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Remco Lupker, Stefan Jung, and Khailee Ng to speak at Startup Asia Jakarta 2013

More great speakers, more great news for you folks. We have added in a couple more respectable speak...

By Willis Wee

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  • September 26, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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5 tips on building your startup culture

Like it or not, a culture will form, so why not build a culture that we all love?

By Willis Wee

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  • September 25, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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This small device could bring over 300 games to your TV

With G-cluster small white device, you can access over 300 games through the internet on your TV or ...

By Willis Wee

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  • September 20, 2013
  • at 4:38 pm
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Brand Pit’s object recognition tech helps brands engage users better

At Tuesday’s Startup Sauna event in Tokyo, graced by the likes of Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka and ...

By Willis Wee

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  • September 20, 2013
  • at 9:38 am