Posts Categorized: Asia


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Messaging App War: WeChat and Line are Leaving KakaoTalk Behind; WhatsApp Should be Worried

This month we received word from messaging apps KakaoTalk and Line that they have reached ever increasing user-base milestones. The messagin...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Nokia Counts on Thais’ Love of Photos To Build Awareness For Lumia 925

Nokia launched its Lumia 925 phone along with a social marketing campaign dubbed “See More Thailand” yesterday in Thailand. The Nokia Lu...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Woof Woof Studio Brings Fairy Tale Storytelling to iPad

Woof Woof Studio, a Thai startup based in Bangkok with the goal to create infrastructure for digital parenting, has recently launched its fi...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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iMoney Expands Again, Launches Finance Comparison Site in Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong

This Malaysia-based startup is ramping up really fast!

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 5:47 pm
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Why High-End Smartphones Do Not Lead the Southeast Asia Market

The likes of Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S4 are seeing declining sales in the region, further increasing cheaper Android phones' s...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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BlackBerry Now Has 15 Million Users in Indonesia

Yesterday Detik reported a few BlackBerry updates and data on the Indonesia market which includes numbers of local users and developers.

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 2:26 pm
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Staff Picks: 12 Top News Stories this Week in Tech in Asia

This was a totally crazy week in tech; we saw everything from a huge acquisition to huge product announcements and even huge temperatures (a...

  • July 21, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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If More Than Half the Population of the World Lives in This Circle, Asia is the Future of Startups

Sign Of The Times? Investments in Asia Increase, Investments In Silicon Valley Decrease

It looks like investments are slowing down in the Valley and speeding up in Asia. That's good news for entrepreneurs and investors in the gr...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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An Investor’s Take On The “Southeast Asia Kool-Aid”

Matt Walters, from Ardent Capital, gives us his take on the Southeast Asia Kool Aid debate, from the investor's perspective. It's worth taki...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Why Aren’t Many Going For the Billion-Dollar Ideas in Singapore

John Fearon is a lifelong serial entrepreneur. His 35 years have taken him from selling sweets as a child, to global digital marketing, to f...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Jakarta Meetup: Break Fast with Tech in Asia and Gellies Media

Hi to all our beloved Tech in Asia readers! We would like to extend our invitation to friends in Jakarta to attend our Break Fast Event. We ...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Thailand’s True Digital Plus Adds L.O.E. to Its Online Gaming Portfolio

True Digital Plus, the largest digital content provider in Thailand, brings L.O.E. Online (Lune of Eden), an action MMORPG style game to Tha...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 10:15 pm
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Can The Next Steve Jobs Come Out Of Asia, Not Silicon Valley?

Can Asia produce the next Steve Jobs? There's just too many factors working against it, but it just might be possible.

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Facebook’s Big Push Onto Asia’s Feature Phones Nets 100 Million Users

Looks like the Asian Facebook population is united in how they want to access their Facebook accounts.

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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40 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

It’s Sunday, so it must be time for a weekly round-up of our featured startups this week from across the region.

  • July 21, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Battling Against Naspers-Backed Sulit and TokoBagus, 701Search Looks to be Southeast Asia’s Largest Classifieds Player

Asia’s startup scene is growing fast, especially in its e-commerce sector. One of the major players spearheading that industry is product ...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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24 Coffee Chats From Startup Asia Singapore 2013 [Videos]

For those who were unable to attend Startup Asia Singapore 2013 or would like a fresh recap, we hope this wrap-up would be beneficial to you...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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NoonSwoon Helps Singles in Thailand Meet Their Match Through Facebook Friends

“All the single ladies (and gents), now put your hands up!” Alright, not to go too crazy with Beyonce’s song but if you’re single an...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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