Posts Categorized: Asia


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Cracking Japan’s insular consumer tech and startup scene (Startup Asia Preview)

The Japan tech and startup scene has a reputation for being insular, but that doesn’t mean it’s a market worth shying away from. Not onl...

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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SingTel ushers cyber surveillance era into Asia with video analytics for businesses

Surveillance cams are silent sentinels that serve as persistent but dumb watchers of our living spaces. But that is changing.

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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57 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • April 20, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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China tech news this week

6 must-read tech stories in China this week

Xiaomi is hot once again this week. Meanwhile, a wide variety of interesting developments in China - touching on startups, gaming, mobile, a...

  • April 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 5 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Plenty of news about Southeast Asia this week.

  • April 13, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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GrabTaxi nets seed funding as transportation apps sweep across Asia

The sharing economy is rearing its head in Asia as transportation startups spread across the continent. While English-language media outlets...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 4:02 pm
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35 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • April 6, 2014
  • at 6:42 pm
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The definitive map of coworking spaces in Singapore

Here is the definitive map of all the coworking spaces in Singapore that are currently in operation - we’ll continue to maintain this map ...

  • April 2, 2014
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8 of the best April Fools’ pranks from Asia’s tech community

Happy April Fools’ Day, everyone! We’re celebrating with a list of today’s best stunts by tech companies all around Asia. ...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014 Pre-Conference Meetup: What to do differently when raising 50K, 500K and 5M

Before we dive into two full days of fireside chats, talks, and startup pitches at Startup Asia Singapore 2014, we’re bringing you an addi...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 5:54 pm
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How’s Southeast Asia performing in the internet speed race? (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to a new infographic released by ASEAN DNA, Southeast Asia’s average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps.

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Rocket Internet’s property search site Lamudi gets $7 million to fuel Asian expansion

The competition in Asia's property search space has intensified.

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 9:23 am
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23 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • April 13, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Rumor roundup: a billion dollars worth of explosive tech mergers and acquisitions

Baidu wants to buy Ctrip, Flipkart wants to buy Myntra, and Softbank wants to buy Vodafone. Allegedly.

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
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Top US rap artist Nas and his manager Anthony Saleh to invest in more Asian startups

Nas and his manager Anthony Saleh have already invested in Korea's Coupang and Indonesia's Bukalapak. And that could be just the start.

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 9:06 am
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Northstar Travel Media flies high with acquisition of Singapore’s Web in Travel

Northstar Travel Media, a business information and marketing solutions provider, has acquired Web in Travel (WIT), a Singapore-based media p...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 8:03 pm
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LivingSocial quits Southeast Asia with $18.5 million sale of regional business to iBuy Group

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove’s flash sales business shopping spree continued its onwards march as iBuy Group (A...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 1:33 pm
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Singapore Maker Movement

The Singapore Maker Map contains everything you need to do a hardware startup

The Singapore maker community is coming into its own. It’s extremely diverse, consisting of a mish-mash of old-style manufacturers, le...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 12:12 pm
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