Posts Categorized: Asia


SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Two steps forward and one step back is how we would describe Asia's tech scene of late. Here are all our biggest stories from the past week.

  • June 14, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
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asian startups weekly list

36 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 8, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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China tech news this week

8 must-read tech stories in China this week

More IPOs, more game consoles, and more online censorship are all in store for China. Here's our top stories from China this week.

  • June 1, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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5 exciting new technologies on display at NHK research lab’s open house

Publicly-funded Japanese broadcaster NHK opened the doors of its Science and Technology Research Labs for a glimpse at 8K video and the futu...

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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asian startups weekly list

37 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • May 25, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Indonesian conglomerate invests $3.5 million in Singapore startup ISP MyRepublic

The tech investment scene in Indonesia is getting bigger by the minute, and it’s good to see more local companies paying attention to the ...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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asian startups weekly list

39 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • May 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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For Asia to leapfrog Silicon Valley, governments are a big piece of the puzzle

Wealth and talent are not lacking in the region. A mindset shift is needed, and governments can help.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:33 am
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SMS Bitcoin wallets to Singapore and beyond

The state of Bitcoin in Southeast Asia

A look in how Bitcoin is doing in each market, save for Singapore.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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Walmart to join ecommerce war in India with launch of online marketplace in July

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) will launch a business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce site in Lucknow and Hyderabad in the first week of July, Reuters repor...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 10:22 pm
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asian startups weekly list

47 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • June 1, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Things are still moving fast in Asia as the northern hemisphere warms up and June approaches. Stay up to date with all of our biggest storie...

  • May 31, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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How Chinese tech companies are going global

Chinese companies that dominate in their home markets are flush with cash, and they are keen to stretch their influence abroad to get ahead ...

  • May 27, 2014
  • at 8:53 pm
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Indonesia’s Kaskus makes first changes under new CEO, now has 750 million monthly pageviews

Today, Kaskus held its first press conference since that time to talk about the first changes under the new leadership. The company also rev...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 7:16 pm
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Hold the pork – this app helps Muslims in Japan find often elusive halal products

HalalMinds uses a barcode scanner to let users verify if a product is halal - an especially useful feature for those who can't read Japanese...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 4:01 pm
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iChef is bringing startup savvy to Taiwan’s new class of food entrepreneurs

Startups in Asia are sometimes scolded for focusing on local issues rather than global ones. But a narrow vision can be an asset since busin...

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 4:41 pm
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Kids grow up fast, but Famm helps parents capture, save, and share memories along the way

Famm utilizes private chat and automatically-generated photo collages to ensure that parents never forget their child’s growth journey.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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CTW - China tech news this week

7 must-read tech stories in China this week

More Chinese companies head West this week as Alibaba files for IPO and dating app Momo preps for its own.

  • May 11, 2014
  • at 6:17 pm
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