Posts Categorized: Asia



How digitally native are Thais? (Infographic)

Digital natives (AKA digital citizens) are like the baby boomers of our generation. We use this word to define those who go to Google for an...

  • October 24, 2013
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Tripoto is a place for your travel stories, where celebrities share too

Here’s yet another interesting new travel startup from India. Tripoto lets global travelers share their travel experience and discover new...

  • October 22, 2013
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Personal information from hotel check-ins found for sale online in China

Reports have surfaced in Chinese-language media outlets of a website purporting to contain personal information from thousands of guests tha...

  • October 21, 2013
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5 must-read tech stories in China this week

Xiaomi’s highs and lows, Alibaba accuses WeChat of selling counterfeit goods, Chinese online attack traffic falls to the number two gl...

  • October 20, 2013
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Bangalore-based trip planning startup Mygola raises $1.5 million in Series A funding

Mygola, the Bangalore-based trip planning startup, announced today that it has received $1.5 million in funding led by Helion Ventures, a Ba...

  • October 18, 2013
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One of the hottest topics on QuanDiem this week was, of course, the life and death of Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnam

QuanDiem asks Vietnamese users to vote and discuss their favorite topics

QuanDiem represents a new wave of social media that is set to conquer Vietnam’s online landscape. It starts with voting on a topic before ...

  • October 14, 2013
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A Peek Inside KakaoTalk’s Office [Gallery]

In addition to the interview we had with CEO JB Lee and Co-CEO Sirgoo Lee, we had the opportunity to bring our little tour around the office...

  • October 14, 2013
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China tech news this week

5 must-read tech stories in China this week

Missed your regular fix of China tech news this week? Worry not, our roundup is here! 1. Coursera partners with Netease to launch Chinese-l...

  • October 13, 2013
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42% of the world’s Internet users live in Asia

Asia, as we have noted repeatedly before, is home to the biggest internet populations across the world. These maps show us, with some stagge...

  • October 11, 2013
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Barcamp Phnom Penh conference sees over 3,000 Cambodians talk tech

Barcamp Phnom Penh was just organized in Cambodia last weekend and it pulled in over 3,000 people. That's just one clear indicator of how Ca...

  • October 23, 2013
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Does North Korea really have a budding tech scene? [INTERVIEW]

Although North Korea has recently had an explosive growth of 3G subscribers and a homemade Android tablet, most people are probably not thin...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Asian tech startups list

32 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • October 20, 2013
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 9 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Millions of dollars exchanges hands, a CEO goes on a rant, and formerly domestic companies pick up momentum in foreign lands. Here’s o...

  • October 19, 2013
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How a Facebook profile picture has become a political tool in Vietnam

With General Giap’s passing, Vietnam’s internet has lit up with eulogies and homages to the man who orchestrated the victory of the Vie...

  • October 15, 2013
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Uber is coming to Bangkok

We’ve once reported that according to jobs listings, Uber was preparing to launch in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong. And we were right. ...

  • October 14, 2013
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55 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • October 13, 2013
  • at 6:27 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

9 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

The wires kept us busy as ever this week, with stories coming from Foxconn, Rakuten, Alibaba, and others. Here are our picks for the top sto...

  • October 12, 2013
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APAC has more mobile shoppers than any other region (INFOGRAPHIC)

Asian consumers are leading demand for mobile commerce, according to a survey just released by SAP. The almost 3,300 interviewees were spre...

  • October 11, 2013
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